Meet Phil

Phil takes on a storyteller and documentarian role when he has a camera in-hand. It’s exciting to get to know the people he photographs while they allow him to be a part of monumental life moments. Walking away with photos that capture these special moments is the best! Photography has been a big part of Phil’s life since the time he was in middle school. Despite this, it took him a while to finally make the move to make it his career. He studied at community college at night and worked as an assistant to a variety of photographers building his skills along the way. He eventually made his way to New York photographing products and doing assignments for a variety of magazines.

In his free time, Phil likes to take long walks on the beach and dance in the rain. Oh wait, this isn’t for his Tinder profile, nevermind… Phil actually enjoys traveling, visiting his family across the globe, quiet nights watching movies, and spending time with his beloved 15+ year old beagle, Cole.

Golf and cigars – nothing better
My Co-Pilot
Paris is nice anytime of the year
  • MVP of our wedding??? Despite the bride and groom bringing their A game, Gabe’s performance was exquisite. Meticulous, organized, creative and charismatic throughout, Gabe and his team did such a beautiful job capturing our big day and making it that much more special. All the while doing it with a smile, getting his hands (and body, literally, this guy was facedown on the Philly streets in order to get the perfect lighting and angles) dirty, and cracking up everyone along the way. Gabe’s work is brilliant and his personality is infectious. His team (Virginia and Phil) also were all-stars, assisting with ANYTHING (the veil, train, suspenders, etc.) and ensuring we got the exact other shots. In closing, the pictures are dreamy, more than we could’ve asked for or imagined, and we’ll be using Phillip Gabriel photography for years to come.

    - Allie M.

Phil's Latest Work

  • Courtney and Charlie

  • Sarah and Frank

    The Union League

  • John and Nick

    Union Trust

  • Nicola and Andrew

    Ballroom at the Ben

  • Allie and Corey

    Water Works

  • Anna and Josh

    Reading Terminal Market

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