Brian D. Ratty, a retired media executive and graduate of Brooks Institute of Photography, also holds an honorary Master of Science degree.
Brian and his wife, Tess, live on the north Oregon Coast, where he writes and photographs that rugged and majestic region.
Over the past thirty years, he has traveled the vast wilderness of the Pacific Coast in search of images and stories that reflect the spirit and splendor of those spectacular lands.
Brian is an award-winning historical fiction novelist, and has written numerous magazine articles about the Pacific Northwest.
Brian is an active member of the Seaside Oregon Writers-At-Work which meets the third Thursday of every month at the Seaside Public Library. He is also a member of the Oregon Authors.