Specializing in commercial lifestyle photography and environmental portraiture - airy and energetic imagery defines the style and vision of this top pro photographer.
Chris Nicholson is a photographer, writer and educator based in the Northeast, is author of Photographing National Parks (Sidelight Books, 2015), and is a workshop organizer and instructor with the National Parks at Night program.www.PhotographingNationalParks.com
Zach & Jody Gray began their wedding photography business in 2007, and within a year were making a 6-figure income. The following year they were named one of Nashville’s Top Wedding Photographers, and quickly became international speakers on business and shooting.
Documentary photographer & director Doug Menuez once stood at the North Pole, crossed the Sahara, had tea with Stalin's daughter and held a chunk of Einstein's brain.
Sony Artisan Miguel Quiles is a New Jersey-based commercial portrait & headshot photographer who has been involved in the photography industry for over 15 years.
Sony Artisan Matt Kloskowski, a landscape and outdoor photographer based in Tampa, FL is former Vice-President of Photography at ON1 Inc.
Ryan Brenizer has been named one of the top 10 Wedding photographers in the world by American Photo and Rangefinder Magazines.
From his hometown Magnitogorsk, Russia, to New York City, USA, Roman brings his unique perspective, keen eye, conceptual thinking, extraordinary work ethic, organizational skills and technical savvy – not to mention his personal charm and “can do” attitude – to whatever goal he sets his mind to.
A stellar example of Italian-style wedding journalism and documentary photography, Cristiano's vision is clear in all of his images.
Matthew is best known for his portraits of celebrities, actors and models, among them Angela Bassett, Tyra Banks, Queen Latifah, Aretha Franklin and Samuel L. Jackson.
Drew is a New York City based portrait photographer, focusing on the intersections of photography, music and entertainment cultures. His ability to seek out and capture raw, intimate moments is what defines his style.
It has been said that photographer and educator Gregory Heisler possesses "the eye of an artist, the mind of a scientist, and the heart of a journalist."
Holly Stuart Hughes is the editor of Photo District News and PDNOnline.com, the award-winning magazine and web site for professional photographers.
Initially drawn to Unmanned Autonomous Systems or Drones as a means to control a camera remotely, Steven Cohen quickly came to see the advantages of autonomous systems on his sets.
Pulitzer Prize nominee, three-time author, and Sony Artisan Eli Reed joined the University of Texas at Austin faculty as Clinical Professor of Photojournalism and continues to shoot photographic and motion picture projects worldwide.
For nearly 20 years Rob Adams has been producing luxury wedding and corporate films for high-end clients worldwide.
Amy Lombard is a photographer living and working in Brooklyn, NY.
“Impartial and privileged observer” these are the words David loves and uses to describe himself
Trevor Dayley is a commercial wedding photographer that has shot weddings all throughout the world. He was named one of the Top 30 Most Influential Photographers by Brandsmash
Bob Sacha is an award-winning director, cinematographer, editor, teacher and photographer.
Jared Bauman is a Co-Founder and President of ShootDotEdit, the First Choice post processing partner for the Wedding Pro, and everything they shoot.
Michael Gilbert is a third generation photographer holding a Masters and Craftsman degree.
We are Jeff and Erin Youngren, the luxury husband and wife wedding photography team known as The Youngrens.
Kenny Kim has always been fascinated by the visual arts, especially the connection between art and photography. Combined with his love of travel and culture, he has become one of the most respected and sought after destination and wedding photographers of his industry.
Blayre Ellestad specializes in cinematography, editing, and is a certified colourist recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures.
Jeffrey and Julia Woods have been in the photography industry for over 22 years photographing weddings, portraits, high school seniors, and commercial photography.
National Parks at Night is a fresh and passionate photo workshop program focused solely on teaching night photography within national parks. Our diverse team of educators includes respected photographers and authors Gabriel Biderman, Tim Cooper, Matt Hill, Lance Keimig and Chris Nicholson. We love making images at night. We also love teaching what we've learned in a friendly and personal manner so we all can make beautiful photographs of gorgeous night skies and untouchable natural beauty.www.NationalParksAtNight.com
Kristi Odom is a wedding and nature photographer who is based in Washington DC, and most at home while exploring the world.
Max is a headliner on the majority photographic websites he participate. Max is in the list of top photographers with 99.9 points on 500px.com.
Alex Pan has achieved Grand Award winner in WPPI, top 3 platings, master of WPPI , master of AIPP, Canon Ambassador within 7 years in his career.
Belinda Kilby is a lifelong visual artist. She earned degrees in art and education at Salisbury University and University of MD Eastern Shore. She taught art to grades PreK through 8th for Baltimore City Schools for ten years.
Thea Dodds is a New-Hampshire based wedding, commercial and fine-art photographer.
Randy Jay Braun has been a professional photographer for thirty years on the island of Maui. For most of those years Braun also owned and operated Hawaii’s most successful photography retail art gallery.
South African Wedding and fashion photographer with over 15 years of industry experience as well as presenting workshops and photo walks throughout Sub-Saharan Africa.
Michael Padilla is the co-founder & Creative Director of the internationally award-winning studio Visual Masterpiece. The studio has specialized in destination and high-end cultural events since 2004.
Multiple award-winning, British born wedding photographer Erum Rizvi is known for her clean, classic beautiful imagery with a distinctively modern touch.
Jason Lanier is an award winning, world-traveled photographer who loves shooting all different types of photography. From natural lighting to complex off camera flash and LED lighting, Jason loves exploring photography and shares his experiences with the rest of the world on his YouTube Channel.
Lee Varis is a photo-illustrator now working in the Boston area. He has been involved in commercial photography for over 40 years.
Kirsten, a former BA of Child Psychology graduate, elementary school teacher, and Cards Against Humanity champion, is considered to be one of the best documentary family photographers in the world.
Lance Keimig is best known for his night photographs, which are often made at the juncture of the built and natural environments.
Recognized by American Photo Magazine as “One of the Top Ten Wedding Photographers in the World.”
Craig La Mere is an award winning professional portrait photographer as well as an international speaker, educator and published author from Pocatello, Idaho.
Jared Platt is an international wedding and lifestyle photographer and photographic lecturer.
Is a business manager and entrepreneur. More than 20 years of experience working with art, photography, videography, artists, models and photographers on all levels.
John Goglia served as a member of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). With more than 30 years experience in the aviation industry, he was the first NTSB Board Member to hold an FAA aircraft mechanic's certificate.
Inspiration came during a close encounter with a humpback whale in a kayak near Maui; an experience that forever changed her life. Since then Stacy Garlington spends much of her time studying the art of photography and creating images using small aerial drones.
Tyler doesn’t consider himself a wedding photographer but more a family historian. Starting out as a newspaper photographer, he discovered a passion for pure documentary photography early in his career and never looked back.
Bobbi Lane is an award-winning commercial photographer specializing in creative portraits in studio and on location for editorial, corporate, and advertising accounts.
Richard’s fluid combination of photography with fine art skills stems from his original artistic roots and his portraits certainly reflect that.
Gabriel Biderman is a travel and self-taught fine art photographer who has been exploring the night photography for over 20 years. Gabe loves the "process" of creating the image and pushing the limits to what we can do when we capture time for seconds, minutes, or even hours.
David is a proud member of WPPI and PPA. He serves as Education Coordinator for his local Business Networking International (BNI) group, is highly active in his local community, serves as a Girls travel softball coach and roams the country with his family in search of adventure.
Brian Tausend has produced, filmed and directed projects for some of the largest networks and retailers (Disney, NBC, Scripps Network, Sony and Target).
Selena Rollason, has been photographing in the industry for more than 15 years.
Phillip and Eileen Blume are award-winning; socially conscious creatives just crazy enough to believe art can change the world.
Vanessa Joy has been an influential wedding photographer in the photography community for years.
Hailed by a Rock n Roll Bride as “the Original Tattooed Bride Photographer”. Mike started a movement to make Tattooed Brides acceptable.
Joe shot hundreds of weddings over a 20-year career before founding the International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers (ISPWP) in 2008
Jonathan Penney, LLC provides premium editing and fine art print products to professional photographers worldwide.
Jacqueline Tobin is the editor-in-chief of Rangefinder. Previously, she was the magazine's executive editor, and before that she worked at Photo District News for 26 years, as managing and then deputy editor.
Director/DP and photographer Tyler Stableford has earned a worldwide clientele for his work. At the heart of his ethos, Tyler crafts bold visual stories for TV commercials, print and branded content campaigns.
Elia Locardi is an internationally acclaimed professional travel photographer, videographer, Fujifilm Global Ambassador, writer, public speaker, and highly skilled educator who spends his life shooting some of the most beautiful locations in the world.
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Ewan Phelan is an internationally published, traveling intimate lifestyle photographer.
With over a decade of photography experience, Moshe is recognized for his innovative use of lighting and color, and a uniquely confident style.
Carrie Beene is the owner and principal retoucher of CarrieNYC, a NYC Retouching Studio with work published worldwide.
I have been lucky enough to have had two births the first was in the very early 1970s in England. I lived a very happy, if somewhat beige life, settling in London where I lived for over 10 years.
Salvatore Dimino was born in Elizabeth N.J. (USA) on 13/09/1979. He started very young and even before finishing school already was working with his father, devoting himself with great passion to the art of photography.
Jeremy Chan and Zabrina Deng are full-time international wedding and portrait photographers based in the San Francisco Bay Area. They were included in Rangefinder Magazine's "30 Rising Stars of Wedding Photography" in November 2012.
After 25 years of experience, her passion for transforming photographs into treasured memories for families only continues to grow.
After more than twelve years working as a professional photographer, Dane Sanders consults & speaks on creativity, productivity & getting your best work to market.
Eric's photographic career spans over 28 years as a portraitist and commercial photographer. He has been working with Canon for over 10 years teaching seminars on photography and how to get the most out of Canon equipment.
Jay Lawrence Goldman is a modern Renaissance Man: a talented photographer, painter musician, and chef. He has the intuition & perspective of an artist, and his work reflects the true art & craft of photography.
Wim Steynen is an European artist well known for his Conceptual Fashion Art and his artistic Nudes. Published in lots of internation magazines and books especially high fashion ones and also known as an good photography instructor.
Rocco's poetic imagery continues to evolve with his mastery of light and the ability to capture the human connection. Rocco's distinctive style is classical and romantic.
A graduate of Rhode Island School of Design, Frances F. Denny has exhibited her work at ClampArt Gallery in New York and Schneider Gallery in Chicago.
Melanie is the current President of Maryland Professional Photographer’s Association
Bob and Dawn Davis are a husband and wife team of international wedding photography and design, based in the Chicagoland area.
Kody is a filmmaker, entrepreneur, and an avid enthusiast for adventure. Kyler travel the world all while telling stories he believes in.
Portrait and commercial photographer Winnie Au has shot for Grubhub, Panera Bread, Google, Stolichnaya Vodka, Old Navy, Refinery29, Elle, Bon Appetit.
They were named one of the Top Ten Educators to watch by Rangefinder Magazine.
The Alexia Tsairis Chair for Documentary Photography at the Newhouse School, formal picture editor and visual leader at National Geographic magazine, the White House and several of America’s leading newspapers.
Matthew Kemmetmueller, AKA “The Body” is the Lead Photographer/Owner of Kemmetmueller Photography based just outside of Minneapolis, Minnesota.
I believe that people are beautiful and my whole job is about understanding, finding, observing and capturing the beauty of every one of my clients.
With over 15 years in the industry and studios in both Dallas, TX and Tampa, FL, Alycia is an Internationally Award winning portrait photographer, who specializes in babies and children.
I create things - images, education, articles, podcasts, software - always on-purpose and with intent. I'm a nerd-at-heart, I’m forever optimizing things and I love to check items off a list.
Brendan Schulman is Vice President of Policy and Legal Affairs at DJI, the world's leading civilian drone company.
Two of my greatest honors were being chosen as one of the Top 10 Wedding Photographers in the World by American Photo Magazine, and being featured on the cover of Popular Photography Magazine.
Director of Photography at ESPN for Digital and Print Media, where he is responsible for photography at ESPN The Magazine and all digital platforms. He joined ESPN in 2015 after nearly 10 years as Assistant Managing Editor for Photography at The Denver Post.
Jennifer Emery (Zivolich) is an award winning photographer, educator, and published author, specializing in Commercial Portrait, Fashion, Celebrity & Lifestyle Photography & Motion, and is an Adjunct Photography Professor.
Lori believes that most anyone can use a good headshot these days as we are seeing the shift from print to fast paced online needs. Due to this, we have an unlimited bread and butter client base.
Maria Stefanopoulos is an Emmy Award Winning Production Manager for ABC News, Good Morning America. She loves when drones are used as steadicams, jibs and helicopters and believes they provide the most compelling vantage that captivates viewers.
Smith won the Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Photography, World Press Photo, Pictures of the Year, Best of Photojournalism and Photo District News Awards.
Henks’ photography is often a ‘one shot storytelling’.Family-photography is an Art-form in his way of working.Beauty is uncompromised seen from its origin and authenticity.Henks’ creativity to make this visible is unique andseperates him from any other photographer.
David Walker is Executive Editor of PDN.
“I go out every day with the intention of breaking visual rules and creating an evocative, cinematic image that inspires." - Michael Grecco
I categorize myself as an editorial and fashion photographer who loves to take posed and candid shots that capture the romance, joy, and glamour of weddings.
Siva is an international wedding photographer based in Toronto, Canada. As an expert in south Asian weddings he has shot in Italy, Morocco, Iceland, Portugal, Norway, India, Sri Lanka, US and the Caribbean.
Parker J Pfister is an avant-garde director of photography and photographer based out of Asheville, NC, but traveling often.
Sony Artisan Me Ra Koh, nationally recognized as The Photo Mom, hosts the Disney Junior TV show Capture Your Story with Me Ra Koh and is the go-to photography expert for nationally syndicated shows, like Live with Kelly and The Nate Berkus Show.
Jim is a Senior Professional Market Specialist for Canon USA based in Sacramento, California. During his career at Canon he has worked at Canon offices in San Francisco and San Jose.
Matt Hill is an agent of change. His tools include photography, cut paper, storytelling, thinking and conversations. He creates art to satisfy himself. He teaches so that others can find this ability and purpose within themselves.
Gretchen West serves as Senior Advisor focusing on Innovation and Technology at Hogan Lovells and is a member of the firm’s Global Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Group in Silicon Valley.
Sony Artisan Tony Gale is an award-winning portrait photographer and shoots for a variety of editorial, corporate and advertising clients, creating compelling images to tell his clients stories.
Hedley is an experienced multi-media artist with an impressive array of creative credentials ranging from traditional broadcasting to digital photography.
Ryan was the youngest ever recipient of the AIPP Australian Wedding Photographer of the Year (2012)
International Photo Editor at TIME magazine, former Senior Photo Editor at National Geographic magazine, and before that, the Deputy Director of Photography in the Obama White House.
Jose Villa’s Fine Art Wedding Photography has been featured in many Magazines around the world, including Martha Stewart Weddings, Grace Ormonde Wedding Style, GO Wedding Style New England
Robert Herman has been a street photographer since his days as an NYU film student back in the late 70's.
Cherie is a photographer whose passion has been traveling the world and photographing people
With a legendary career spanning Commerical, Wedding, Portrait, & Fine Art photography, David Edmonson is a "Master Photographer to Master Photographers." Together with his son Luke, they are "ambassadors of love cleverly disguised as photographers."
Trained as an architect, Ike Edeani worked in architecture and graphic design before launching his photography career in 2012. He has shot assignments for The New York Times, Maxim, Atlantic, Dwell, The Fader, Google and Samsung.
I'm a self-taught photo artist from Ukraine now based in New York, USA.
Frank Salas continues to be one of the most successful wedding photographers in Southern California. He is recognized as a Master Photographer and a Photographic Craftsmen by the Professional Photographers of America.
Amazing Portrait Phototographer. One of the most popular photographers on 500px.
David was named as one of the "Top 10 Wedding Photographers in the World" by American Photo magazine
Paul Ernest began his career in advertising design in 1993 after receiving his BFA at the University of North Texas.
John Michael Cooper, a 29 year photography veteran - shooting things his own damn way.
Tracy Moore is the Troublemaker Photographer for Adventurous Senior Girls. When she's not taking pictures, you can usually find her on Montana waters fly-fishing with her husband.
Jason Groupp is the Director of Education and Membership for the Photo+ Group, which includes WPPI and Photo Plus Expo.
Denise Birdsong is the Owner, Creative Director and Principal Photographer at Modern Love Photography and Stripped Down.
Ben is a small town photographer from Iowa running a very successful low volume/high-end studio. He specializes in senior portraits but enjoys creating many different types of images - as long as they tell a story.
Jolie Ruben is the Arts & Leisure photo editor at The New York Times.
Phillip Van Nostrand is based in New York and California.
Zabrina is the soul of JeZa Photography and is based in California who travelled the world to do wedding, engagement & pre-weddding photography.
Founder of AXIS brand. Author and creator of AXIS Quick Retouch Kit for photographers.
Roy Ashen is the Cofounder and CEO of Triple Scoop Music
Johnson is a 10-time WPPI winner, with 6 prestigious awards earned in the 2014-2015 WPPI 16x20 print competitions. He is the first Asian to score a perfect 100 points in the history of WPPI competitions.
Christine Tremoulet is a best-selling author, business coach, and professional photographer who has blogged for 16 years.
Deanne Fitzmaurice is a Pulitzer Prize winning documentary photographer and filmmaker based in San Francisco, California. She is most known for her unique ability to go behind the scenes to discover and convey personal, intimate and emotional stories through images.
Sony Artisan Vivienne Gucwa has been photographing NYC for over a decade and has mastered the ability to turn a typical "postcard" view into something magical.
Gregory Georges is an award-winning master photographer and bestselling author of 10 photography books.
Andrew “Fundy” Funderburg – photography expert and industry visionary – has a passion for people, capturing emotions and telling their stories through print. He is the creator of the Fundy Design Suite software platform and the founder of Fundy Software.
With the calculated snap of a real camera, can create a narrative instead of a nod, produce a revealing portrait rather than a doodle.
- Tom Robbins
Joe Buissink photographs weddings all over the world and has over the years been a favorite wedding photographer among many celebrities
Photography is my passion. This is my purpose. I strive every day to become better and I love the journey.
Terry's aerial imagery has evolved along with each advancement in UAV tech, from photographic stills to cinematography to photogrammetry for creating 2D & 3D models and maps to most recently overlaying motion tracked 3D animations onto aerial videography.
Joe and Mirta Barnet have built a successful wedding, corporate and portrait photography business in the competitive Los Angeles area.
The long story short is that I’m just a guy lucky enough to pick up a camera. How that went down is quite a tale, and the fact that I get to do what I love every day is something that I’ll always cherish and be forever grateful for.
Scott Strimple is a leading educator and evangelists for small unmanned aircraft operations.
Loretta E. Alkalay is an aviation attorney and regulatory consultant to airmen and aviation entities specializing in issues related to compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations and international air safety standards. She is an adjunct professor at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology where she teaches Drone Laws and Aviation Safety, among other courses.
Director of Photography at MSNBC where in 2013 she launched the photography department and visual direction of the new MSNBC.com. Her primary focus is documentary photography and visual storytelling with an emphasis on issues surrounding social justice.
Shooting for National Geographic Magazine since 1989, Gerd Ludwig's work has also appeared in Time, Life, Newsweek, Fortune, Geo, Stern, and countless other publications internationally.
Stephen Johnson is a landscape photographer, author, designer and educator. His work has been featured in Communication Arts, Life Magazine, American Photo, Outdoor Photographer, PBS Newshour and ABC Discovery News, among many others.
Known for his unique approaches to Wedding & Portrait photography, Sam Sciarrino is an internationally known Master Photographer and owner of Horvath Photography located in Toronto, Canada.
Jaleel is an award-winning visual storyteller, who has a unique and challenging point of view on life, that finds expression in his photography.
Ning's diverse career path is what makes him so unique and versatile.
Bambi Cantrell is one of the world's most decorated and sought after professional photographers of our time.
CM LEUNG is Master of WPPI, the creative director and principal photographer of CM Leung Gallery based in HK with presence in Greater China, Malaysia and U.S.
Dmitry is considered one of the top 20 wedding photographers in the world by the International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers, AG|WPJA, and WPS.
Joel is a Canon Explorer Of Light, a Westcott Top Pro Elite photographer and an Adobe Photoshop Feature Artist.
Christian was a photographer at one of Canada’s largest commercial studios, located in Montreal, and was a teacher of photography at La Cité collégiale. As a principal photographer at Photolux Commercial Studio, at age 41, Christian Lalonde has made his mark in the industry.
Matt is a creative, an entrepreneur and a professional mess maker, while Carissa is an organizer, a planner and professional mess cleaner.
Lou Jones' eclectic career has evolved from commercial to the personal. Jones' work has remained relevant, progressive and current throughout. He has mentored dozens of aspiring artists and documentary photographers.
Rick Ferro: Is a Certified PPA Master Craftsmen and in 2002 Rick was honored with the Photography Service Award at the United Nations in N.Y.
Tiffany Angeles is a business owner, speaker and coach. She teaches entrepreneurs how to get more out of life by giving them the confidence to take charge of their money.
Tomayia Colvin is a former educator with 9 years of experience teaching high school and middle school English, Yearbook, and Photography in public schools. She is a high school senior and wedding portrait photographer in Houston, Texas.
Grand Master Photographer Yervant is internationally celebrated as ‘The Most Influential Wedding Photographer Of Our Time’ – WPPI, 2010 Lifetime Achievement Award
Jay P. Morgan is a Commercial Photographer/Director in Los Angeles California. His unique style has developed an impressive list of clients from Paramount to McDonald’s. Jay P.'s experience with elaborate set design and extensive lighting are key to the success of his illustrative work.
Jacquelynn is a full-time, totally enamored photographer, foodie, wine-lover, travel junkie and coffee addict. She owns a boutique studio in Tucson AZ, photographing weddings, family portraits, seniors, and, of course, boudoir - her first love.
Ana Brandt is a California based award winning photographer, author, teacher and mother of 3 who has been specializing in pregnancy and newborn imagery for over 16 years.
KEDA.Z FENG is the founder and principle photographer of KEDA.Z Photography Gallery.
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