Sam Gainer began his journey into photography when he was a college student playing professional piano at The Barn in Austin, Texas. What began as a hobby has carried him to over 100 countries and thousands of locations, both renowned and obscure. A man of diverse talents, he is a magician, furniture builder and photographer who holds both a CPA certificate and a law degree. Senior partner of Gainer, Donnelly & Desroches, a top 3 CPA firm in Houston, in his spare time he creates complex woodwork designs in flooring, furniture and accessories from rare woods and materials. He lives in Houston with his wife, Norma.