Tony Hertz

Black & White Work

Boulder and Three Trees
Lady Bird Grove, Redwood National Park
Morro Rock
Morning Sun Rays, Mendocino County
Western Gate
Mirror Lake Reflection, Yosemite National Park
Erratic Rock, Tioga Road, Yosemite National Park
A Layer of Fog, Big Sur
Mendocino Coast

CA Central Coast

Boats in Morro Bay
San Luis Obispo Moonrise
Lone Palm
Huasna Valley
Pismo Pier Flowers
See Canyon Apple Harvest
San Simeon Wildflowers
Strawberry Harvest
Shell Beach Coastline
Big Sur Highway

Cast by Light

Sunset Shadow
The Passageway
Bench and Shadow Dog
Stranger at the Wall
Grow Like a Tree
Security Camera in Use
The Rear Door
Secret Agent


Piedras Blancas Lighthouse, No. 1, Near San Simeon, CA
Piedras Blancas Lighthouse, No. 2, Near San Simeon
Big Sur Highway, Sunrise


Edna Valley Vineyards
Lone Oak at Sunset
Vineyard Rows
Vines and San Luis Obispo Hills
Templeton Vineyard 2
Vineyard Sunset 2
Edna Valley Vineyard Sunset
Vineyard Spraying
Napa Valley Vineyard
Grape Harvest

Wave Exploration

Wave Exploration #3
Wave Exploration #2
Wave Exploration #4
Wave Exploration #5
Wave Exploration #6
Wave Exploration #7
Wave Exploration #8
Wave Exploration #9
Wave Exploration #10
Gnarled Wave

Tony Hertz has 37 years of professional photography experience during which he has photographed selected U.S. Presidents, the Queen of England, Pope Paul, celebrities, musicians, famous sports figures and covered major news and community events.

While working as a photojournalist it helped refine his compositional instincts. Then he turned to focus mainly on landscape and nature subjects for personal and fine art photography work.

Tony has been recognized with top awards for his landscape photographs in the Sony World Photography Awards, International Photography Awards, PX3 (France), Camera USA, Black and White Spider and many more.

His black and white landscape images have been published in Silvershotz, Black and White Magazine and Outdoor Photographer Magazine.

Some of the major magazines and newspapers his general work has been published in: Time Magazine, Los Angeles Times, New York Times Magazine, USA Today, National Geographic WORLD, Sunset Magazine, New York Times, Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle and the Christian Science Monitor.

He’s also worked with major industrial and advertising clients ranging from the Cotton Board, Chevron and Zenith Watches.

Tony divides his time shooting in the field, editing images and working as an adjunct photography instructor teaching traditional darkroom photography and digital photography in the Cuesta College Fine Arts Department in San Luis Obispo, CA.