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About Me

"Eliyahu Yosef Parypa "chris"- a photographer and an artist. Born in 1982 in Poland. Raised also in Poland, but learned life and photography in Brooklyn, NY and Manhattan area working with the best photographers in the world. Chris Parypa is one of the most recognizable photographers on the beach of Ocean City, MD and surrounding area. Chris is well known to Ocean City, MD community for his stunning photo relations and first page picture publications in the biggest newspaper on the beach, "The Dispatch", and volunteer work for many events in Ocean City, MD, which aim to help others like Penguin Swim for Atlantic general Hospital. In 2013 Chris received Honorary Ocean City Fire Department Membership for his help and photography support. Also in 2013, his Aerial Picture of Ocean City, MD was chosen to represent State of Maryland in Great Book of America. His biggest passion is aviation. He is well known, one of the very few professional aviation photographers in the country. Known to many as “Living The Dream” photographer. For over 10 years of photography journey Chris' photographs were published in the biggest, popular, well known magazines and newspaper in the world, including many from the very top in the media and press world. Chris offers professional photography for many occasions: wedding photography, family beach portraits, commercial photography and photojournalism. Many couples and families already trusted Chris and they are very happy. They love the modern style of pictures, creative ideas and original style. Chris is a husband and a father, Chris is a professional photographer and photography is the only job he does for a living. This is not seasonal gig or job on the side. He is a real deal Ocean City Photographer with name and reputation just ask the locals.

You can find Chris' work published and used by: Forbes Magazine, Wall Street Journal, NY Post, NY DailyNews, Washington Post,, FoxNews, Jerusalem Post,, NPR News, Air and Space Magazine, Gothamist, Brooklyn Daily, Baltimore Sun, Market Watch Magazine, Live Strong, Medical Daily, Encyclopedia Britannica, NY Times Best Selling Authors Book, CBS News, USA Today, wusa9, Toshiba, The Dispatch, Ocean City Chambers of Commerce, Ocean City Police Department, Ocean City Fire Department, World Airshow News, Mommy Knows Best - baby products,, Sesame Street magazine, Eco Watch magazine, President and CEO Magazine, Flyer Talk, Fodor's Travel Magazine, PC World Magazine,, Warbird Heritage Foundation, The Diplomat, dental-tribune, The Art Hunters Handbook (book), Drug Abuse Prevention (book), American Flag: The Story of Old Glory (book), The First Airplanes (book), Failurs of Imagination by Michael McCaul (book cover)

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