Joined Aug 31 2010
Gar Travis, a 1978 graduate of Fork Union Military Academy and United States Coast Guard Veteran served as a numismatic research consultant for more than fifteen years in North Carolina following his enlistment. He has dabbled in film photography and was an early experimentalist in the field of digital numismatic photography. Moving to California in 2004 to assume a position with an internationally known numismatic auction house as its chief cataloger, Gar brought with him a love of photography and his cameras.
In addition to his many business and hobby interests, Gar is the chief of photography of Powered Sport Flying magazine, a contributing editor to The NUMISMATIST magazine, chief entertainment photographer for the Renaissance Pleasure Faire® of Southern California, ship's photographer for the American Pride and an Advisor to the Children's Maritime Foundation. Gar as well has imaged Huntington Beach Civil War Days since 2005 and features the images on his web site in the War Between the States index:
Gar is the author of the book; Cyprus Coins, which he also photo-illustrated. The text was published in 2006 by the Cyprus Museum. The book offers a numismatic chronology of Cyprus and features coins housed in the museum.