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Ty Greenlees is the Chief Photographer for the Dayton Daily News where he has photographed the people and events of Dayton and southwest Ohio since 1984.

Greenlees earned his bachelor’s degree in communication studies from Wright State University, 1988, and his airplane and helicopter pilot certificates while working for the newspaper.

With a lifelong passion for photography and aviation, Greenlees has covered the forefront of aviation, military and business events in Dayton, the Birthplace of Aviation.

Greenlees is known for his location lighting and the ability to gather creative photographs from difficult locations and limited time frames.  His work is often featured in Dayton B2B magazine.

Greenlees’ work has also appeared in numerous publications including: The Dayton Air Show, A Photographic Celebration, 2008, Orange Frazer Press, A Place Called Home, 2006, Orange Frazer Press, Back In Orbit, 1998, Longstreet Press, The Associated Press, New York Times, University of Dayton, The Antiochian, Dayton Development Coalition, Miami Valley Research Park, Smithsonian Air & Space, Udvar-Hazy Museum, Aviation for Women, Ohio Magazine, National Aviation Hall of Fame and the National Aviation Heritage Foundation.

Greenlees resides in Wilmington, Ohio with his wife, Amy, two children and a small bevy of pets.