Gold Handle Exhibits originally established in 1986

Gold Handle Exhibits originally established in 1986

as John Afrides Photography a forensic photography firm has, over the years, evolved into a full-service legal imaging and trial exhibit one-stop custom facility.

We work with you and within your budget, to create demonstratives that communicate the key aspects of your case through the use of photography, video, graphics and/or custom exhibits.

The technological expertise and competence

The technological expertise and competence

of our staff ensures that your evidence is handled properly and confidentially. Since all work is done in-house you don't need to worry about lost evidence.
Our continued acquisition of cutting edge technology

Our continued acquisition of cutting edge technology

gives us the ability to produce superior quality demonstratives for every budget. "I have always been a strong believer in keeping up-to-date or even ahead of the curve with technological advances. The quality of the demonstratives we produce, are amazing," says John Afrides. "We are proud that our work has been a valued aid in the favorable resolution of many cases, meeting and often exceeding our client's expectations."
The philosophy at Gold Handle Exhibits by John Afrides is simple

The philosophy at Gold Handle Exhibits by John Afrides is simple

– give personal attention to each customer, produce the best product possible at a fair price and deliver it on time every time. We're proud to say that our awards as NY's Best Demonstrative Evidence Provider, 8 years running, verifies our customers' satisfaction. After all, it's our customers' support that gave us these awards (under John Afrides Photography).

Gold Handle Exhibits, previously known as John Afrides Photography, has deep roots within the legal community believing that it's important to give back to your supporters wherever possible. Being a member of Partners for Justice since its inception and being the New York State Trial Lawyers Association's (NYSTLA) official photographer since 1998, has given us the ability to support our customers.


  • Certified Legal Video Specialists (CLVS) since 1995
  • National Legal Video Association (NLVA) since 1997
  • Digital Imaging Marketing Association (DIMA) since 1995
  • Demonstrative Evidence Int'l Counsel (EPIC) since 1985
  • Professional Photographers of America (PP of A) since 1987

Lectured at

  • Practicing Law Institute
  • St. John's University
  • New York State Judges Conference
  • NYSTLY Seminar
  • "Reading Medical Records: Mysteries Unraveled"

Karin JohnJohn and Karin founded John Afrides Photography in 1986 at which time photography and video were the core elements of the business. John had a background in retail and photography while Karin was a legal secretary.  

Their combined talents, along with their “failure is not an option” attitude has enabled their business to thrive, grow and morph into today’s company – an award winning  full-service legal imaging and demonstrative evidence firm.  More... 


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Gold Handle Exhibits,
by John Afrides

47-01 Queens Blvd, 
Suite 304

Sunnyside, New York
Tel: 718.707.3490