Billy Montgomery

Billy Montgomery

Billy Montgomery is the lead photographer and photo editor for GMO. He is a well-known photographer in the Chicago area, as well as a professor of journalism at Roosevelt University, where he also received his M.A. in the subject.

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GMO Model Profile: Sade Bates

Published in Fashion & Beauty
Monday, 11 March 2013 14:17

Sade Bates is the kind of model that industry professionals love to work with––because she loves what she does and it shows.

FAM: Ladies: You Are More Than a Body

Published in Lifestyle
Saturday, 29 August 2009 11:56

Quiz: True or False Ladies:

1) What’s most important about women is how you look.  
2) Your face, breasts and behind are more important than your mind.

FAM: Things Women Shouldn't Do While Driving

Published in Lifestyle
Friday, 26 June 2009 09:19

* The thoughts expressed in this column are Billy’s – and Billy’s alone. Ladies, please feel free to leave your comments on the Blog!

From a Man

Published in Lifestyle
Tuesday, 28 April 2009 16:57

Ladies: You commit way too easily.  As I check out the social networking sites, it’s amazing to see how many of your pages are splattered with “wifey,” referring to your “hubby,” and of course. you are not even married, engaged or remotely close. At best, you are friends with benefits.

FAM (From A Man)

Published in Lifestyle
Sunday, 09 November 2008 20:25

There is a feeling among some women that all men are dogs, but ironically many of these same women don’t have a problem with calling themselves dogs aka the “B” word. Yes, the definition of a b***h is a female dog, but women didn’t always find comfort in defining themselves by the term.

FAM: The New Crack Addiction

Published in Lifestyle
Friday, 05 September 2008 14:28

The drug crack cocaine has literally destroyed many urban areas since its rise in the 1990s, but the “new” crack is creating a different kind of devastation because it is not limited to the ‘hood, but it is just as cheap to gain access to.  You can see it on all the social networking sites as the crack is shown off in pictures posted from the latest party.

From A Man

Published in Lifestyle
Thursday, 26 June 2008 19:21

Lately, there has been a lot of talk about change.  And change can be a very good thing.  Change, at its best, can transform people and cause us to rise to a higher level in life.  However, change, at its worst, can be crippling and even cause irreparable damage.  So we need to be very careful when looking at the issue of change because anytime you are trying to transform, there are a lot of things to consider.