Joe Holler was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA, where he spent 33 years as a secondary mathematics and computer science teacher. He took up photography as a hobby upon retirement in 2003. His wife, Mary Lou, and he travel extensively, which affords him many opportunities for good shots. That is where the fun begins. With the use of many computer programs, he changes the snap shots into art. He has produced many books and videos of their travels and shows his work at many venues around the Venice, Florida area.