Allen Simmons received his bachelor's degree in Art from the University of West Florida. He also obtained degrees in Social Work and Education (M.Ed.).
As a student he was selected for both the senior and honor's photography exhibits.
He got his start in photography using a an old Kodak Brownie camera and has transitioned into the world of digital photography.
Now days he uses a Nikon D800 and Sigma 8mm to create his panoramas.
Allen currently resides in Tallahassee, Florida and calls the Panhandle of Florida his home.