Greg Embree and his wife Suzanne have lived in the Cherrydale neighborhood of Arlington, Virginia, since 1987. Greg grew up in McMinnville, Tennessee. He moved to Washington in 1971 to begin a long career as a Federal civil servant. He took up photography as a hobby in 2003 and has never looked back, except to see if he was missing an interesting shot. He belongs to the Northern Virginia Photographic Society, where his pictures have won numerous awards, including the NVPS's coveted "Print of the Year" ribbon in 2010.