Hello, I'm Rocky Gonet and I am a Key West based photographer specializing in architectural and interior spaces.
I am originally from the great town of Ann Arbor, Michigan and am a second generation professional photographer. To avoid confusion in the field, I use my middle name for business and let my father continue going by "Rocky Gonet Photography". After all, he had it first! I came to Key West almost 20 years ago. I completed a degree from the Southeast Center of Photographic Studies in central Florida. While in school, I supported myself working as an assistant to an award winning wedding photographer and several commercial and architectural photographers. Although thankful for my education, I must say, I believe I learned more assisting than I did in the classroom.
From there, I came back to Key West and began shooting weddings. Shortly after, I moved to Boston with my wife and first son to be closer to her family. During the three years I spent in Boston, I started shooting residential. I was lucky enough to photograph some amazing properties in the New England area includingthe home of legendary Red Sox hitter Big Poppy, as well as a historic home one owned by John Quincy Adams. In addition, I also photographed some spectacular hotels in the city, including The Langham. It was a great three years, but we ultimately decided we wanted to raise our children on the small, diverse, and beautiful island of Key West.
I am grateful to be able to shoot architecture in a city with such unique and historic buildings. From classic Dade County pine homes and shotgun conch houses, to elegant, oceanfront modern works of art, Key West has so much to offer. I particularly enjoy shooting for our hospitality industry. I love to share this wonderful Island with viewers from all over the world.