Meet my Mentor
Meet my mentor, Jean Fruth!
I couldn’t be more excited to be working with Jean! She is a roll-your-sleeves-up go-getter and after our first call today, I already know this was the perfect mentor that Sony could choose for me!
She’s already given me several ideas for breaking into the new market and I know she will be a true partner as I tackle this enormous task. We will have calls a few times a month, as well as a few in-person meetings also.
Here’s a little more about her:
From a small darkroom to the most iconic stadiums flooded with lights — Jean Fruth’s trajectory as one of baseball’s preeminent photographers has taken her on a round-the-horn tour of the sport’s most indelible landmarks.
Her first base, however, was New York City, where as a student she fell in love with the alchemy of photography. Second base meant a move to Healdsburg, California, where her focus turned to portrait photography, both in-studio and on-location. From there, Jean covered the Giants and A’s for the better part of a decade, before turning her attention to the National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum in Cooperstown, New York where she helped to build the museum’s profile and photo archive by contributing her work to the venerable institution over a three-year period. While shooting for the Hall of Fame, her year-round baseball calendar started with the Caribbean Series and then moved to spring training, MLB’s regular
Learn more about this phenomenal women at: https://www.jeanfruthimages.com/index