Megan Youngblood is a Brooklyn-based writer and photographer with roots in the San Francisco Bay Area. She writes about art, technology, all things counter-culture, and the occasional auto-biographical musing. Her writing has appeared at Hyperallergic, The Creators Project, Stocktown, Bowery Boogie, and, of course, here. For more on Megan, check out her website or follow her on Twitter.Learn More
Sonia has been a self-employed writer and editor since 1988, building on her experience working in the education, healthcare and publishing arenas in various communications capacities. She has served clients across the United States and abroad and has written, co-authored, or ghostwritten more than 20 books and hundreds of print pieces, ranging from sales brochures to annual reports, plus numerous articles and reports on subjects ranging from home architecture and interior design to the high-tech and pharmaceuticals industries.Learn More
James Schuck is a writer and photographer working in Southern California. He is a graduate of the School of Visual Arts in New York City and has photographed everything from Architecture to Auto Parts to Cookies to Portraits and Weddings.Learn More
Elias Butler is a professional photographer and writer based in Arizona. He's written a book titled "Grand Obsession" and has been published in Sierra, USA Today, and Arizona Highways among many others. See Butler's website here.Learn More
Ryan holds a Bachelors in Marketing from Grand Canyon University, graduating on the dean's list. He has been providing professional photography services starting in 2003 and internet marketing services starting in 2007. His experience in specific industries provides him with unique insight for practical application of photography as it applies to modern advertising mediums and business needs. Check out his website and follow Ryan on social media!
Cheryl Woods is an accomplished photographer, designer and branding consultant with a career spanning 20+ years. Her photographic work includes editorial, fashion, portraiture and product photography for major companies in the consumer products field including QVC and Hanover Direct. She received a B.F.A. in Photography from the University of the Arts and an M.F.A. in Media Design from Full Sail University. Cheryl's work has been exhibited at the Lowes Museum of Art in Coral Gables, FL, The New York Independent Film Festival and the Rosenwald Wolf Gallery in Philadelphia, PA. Check out her website here!Learn More
Born in the suburbs of Beijing, Jingna moved to Singapore at age eight. She bought her first camera when she was a fashion design student at 18. With a natural eye and talent for the lens, she left school before graduation to pursue photography full time. In the year after she turned pro, international ad agency Ogilvy & Mather approached her to shoot for Mercedes Benz Taiwan. She also became a regular contributor to Harper’s Bazaar Singapore and took two third-place prizes in the highly prestigious International Photography Awards.
Since then, Jingna’s portfolio has expanded to include such companies as MontBlanc, Canon, Lancome, Pond’s, TRESemme, and Random House Publishing. She is now based in New York where she continues to work with leading publishers and other companies worldwide.
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Eric Reichbaum is an internationally published photographer specializing in live music, portraits and travel photography. His work has been seen in The New York Times, New York Magazine, People Magazine, The Daily Mirror, The Korea Herald and Eloquence Magazine, among others. Check out his website here.Learn More
Rob Lopshire is a published professional photographer based in Hunterdon County NJ. Rob’s business specializes in promotional photography for models, musicians, actors and other performing artists including model comp cards, portfolios, head-shots and environmental portraits.
Rob’s work has been published in books, magazines & calendars. His images have been featured a number of times on photography equipment sites such as Olympus, Sigma, enlight photo and currently endorses Nasty Clamps. Rob is also a Savage Sponsored Photographer! Check out his website here.Learn More
Nick has had a camera in his hands since the age of 12. He loves shooting landscapes, Western shots, and dynamic sunsets. He is a professional photographer, event photographer, DJ, educator, & Lightroom 4 workshop instructor. Nick established the Photographer's Adventure Club just a couple years ago with the objective to create a community of photographers of all skill levels that can meet, network and learn from each other. The club has expanded across the U.S. and is the nation's largest and most active photography club! Learn more about the Photographer's Adventure Club here.
OK… a camera walks into a bar, slides into a fashionable little window lit booth, flirts with a young man focusing on the future, and things just kinda click…
Once Brian’s work got some exposure he won a Canadian Applied Arts Award (Photography) for a fashion spread, and his commercial photography career shot up. Brian’s first studios were in Victoria B.C. and included a custom colour and black and white lab. He now lives and works in his hometown of St. Catharines, Ontario shooting fashion look books, on and off model, editorials, product photography and headshots. Ask him to explain the art of posing and he’ll talk for hours; better yet, let him show you. Check out this website here.Learn More
Miguel Quiles is a New Jersey-based commercial wedding and portrait photographer who’s been involved in the industry for over 15 years, starting off first as a salesman at a local camera store. Since then, Miguel has been refining his skills and pushing the limits of his creative abilities. As a self-taught photographer, Miguel hopes to share his experience and knowledge with new and upcoming photographers who wish to take their work to the next level. Miguel is a Sony Associate Artisan of Imagery, blogger and contributor for RangeFinder Magazine & SLR Lounge. You can also find Miguel teaching workshops and seminars at Adorama and Unique Photo in the NY/NJ area. Check out more of his work on his website.Learn More
Lisa is a portrait photographer from Prescott, AZ where she runs her photo business, Dogpatch Studio. While photographing pets and the relationships people have with them is her specialty, she also enjoys photographing families and children in her studio or on location. She belongs to the Professional Photographers of America as well as the Arizona PPA Chapter, where she was the 2014 recipient of the AZPPA Photographer of the Year award.
"I have come to look at photography as my passion, my profession, and the thing that will undoubtedly drive me to insanity someday!"Learn More
Jacquelynn Buck is an award winning national portrait and wedding photographer who travels extensively for both photography and pleasure, is a foodie and wine enthusiast, and describes her work as vibrant, energetic, interactive and truly story-telling. Jacquelynn owns and operates a home-based boutique studio in Tucson, Arizona, teaches at workshops nationally and internationally and also mentors photographers one-on-one. She was raised on cheese steaks and Tasty Kakes (aka born in PA) but has lived in six states in the last 12 years and has a very cool Russian Blue cat named Mordecai. Check out her website here!Learn More
Craig is a professional portrait & fashion photographer based in Texas. He has a formal degree in photography and his groundbreaking images have appeared in fashion & photography magazines including PPA's Professional Photographer Magazine and on billboards nationwide. A former college instructor, he now conducts workshops for photographers eager to learn his avant garde style. He has spoken at Imaging USA, WPPI-U, SYNC and Fotochaos 2, on creating fashion senior style images. He is also an author of two books: "Fashion Seniors" and "Dynamic Posing Guide, Modern techniques for Digital Photographers" Published by Wiley. Check out his website.Learn More
Alana Tyler Slutsky is a fashion, beauty and portrait photographer based in Brooklyn, New York. Alana loves to play with color and light, as well as the idea that “fashion is fantasy.” This thought is the driving force behind her editorial work.
Being a mostly self-taught photographer, Alana Tyler Slutsky became frustrated with the lack-of technical information available online. It is because of this, she started a blog to help others gain insight to technical knowledge and the elusive industry that is Fashion Photography. Check out her website here.Learn More
A Cleveland native, Leigh was fortunate enough to have parents who loved art, and encouraged creativity. With an introductory darkroom course under her belt at age 17, it became obvious that the art and science of photography was to become her passion. Graduating from The Ohio State University with a BFA in Photography and from Tufts University with a Masters of Art in Teaching, Leigh spent 12 years sharing her love of photography with teens in grades 9-12.
Bouncing Light Photography began in 2009, with the goal of creating quality timeless portrait and event images. Over the past 5 years, BLP has been fortunate to be the recipient of numerous awards, including Best of The Knot and Wedding Wire Couples’ Choice. Chewbone Studio, founded in 2010, is the pet division of Bouncing Light Photography and is operated with the guiding philosophy that pets are an equal part of the family unit, and deserve to be captured in modern, professional portraits.Learn More
Clay Cook began his creative career in the music industry, and after 10 years, his passion had leaned towards photography, cinematography and graphic design. Constantly collaborating with designers, national models, filmmakers and other photographers, Clay has built a reputable name as an award-winning internationally published photographer and filmmaker, specializing in fashion editorial and advertising photography. Clay’s work is featured frequently on world-wide photography blogs including Fstoppers, B&H Photo & Video, PetaPixel, SLRLounge, ISO1200 and BorrowLenses among others. Clay has been published in USA Today, First For Women, ProSales Magazine, Modern Salon, American Salon Magazine, Louisville Magazine, The Voice of Louisville, NFocus Magazine, STORY Magazine and Dark Beauty Magazine. Check out his website here.Learn More
Liselotte Fleur is a professional fashion & portrait photographer based in The Netherlands. She has a formal degree in photography & studied at the art academy in Rotterdam (The Netherlands) and in Milan (Italy). Her photographic work includes fashion editorials, lookbooks and portraiture of models. She has an addictive fascination for perfection, daylight and unexpected moments and loves to work with creative teams on location or in the studio. Her work was exhibited during the Malta Fashion Week and published in different magazines. Check out her website here.Learn More
I have been studying and practicing photography since I was in High School. About three years ago my focus for photography drastically changed when my girlfriend found a 4 month old Bernese/Shepherd puppy that someone had abandoned by a dumpster in a neighboring city. Now Sofie has become one of the biggest influences in my creative work on a day to day basis. What started with taking pictures of her spiraled into a love for pet photography and quickly hurled me into the world of animal rescue. Now I work full time in animal care at a local shelter and volunteer my photography/video services to local pet rescues in the area. I see first hand how professional portraits of animals can give them such a greater chance at finding a loving home and to me that is what it is all about.Learn More
Meet Marc & Tony: International Photographers and Educators. Two artists with different talents and points of view, collaborate together on every project they photograph. This unique approach to photography results in a signature style of imagery and storytelling only they can create and capture. The duo is a combination of Marc, a photographer and Tony, a designer. Together they get to know you, your personality and style. This connection along with their creativity and relaxed approach allows them to capture the real you. Marc and Tony fuse elements vintage fashion and a contemporary edge of glamour to create artistic, timeless images. Their work has been featured in many publications around the world including People, US Weekly and Hello Magazine. Check out their website here.Learn More
When I was a teen, I was looking through a drawing section of my local library and happened across a misplaced book, it was a book on black and white photography by Ansel Adams. From that point on I was infatuated by photography. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to pursue it until I joined the Marines and bought my first SLR camera in Hong Kong in 1998, a Canon 888. I think I photographed anything and everything I could and, of course, a lot of black and white. Fast forward to 2011 and I decided to take this hobby of mine to something more so I upgraded to digital and started studying the technical side of photography. I took my first photograph of freezing liquids with flash with that new camera, a Canon 60D, and was hooked and still today liquids is one of my favorite things to shoot when not photographing portraiture. Check out my website here.Learn More
Professional Photographer and Studio Owner Suzanne Merrill of Starr Photography is becoming nationally recognized for her warm, rich, and unique style of photographing newborns in the New England area. Suzanne is often referred to as the "baby whisperer" and she won't photograph a newborn without her trusty "baby kryptonite". She loves smashing cake with her babies she's watched grow over the course of the year. Beginning to end, Suzanne is extremely passionate about her babies. Suzanne has been creating memories out of her in home studio since January 2012, shooting with only natural light. Suzanne has been in front of the camera since the day she was born, so it's fitting she has a passion to capture this life altering event in her clients' lives. She specializes in Maternity, Newborn, and through the major milestones in your baby's first year of life. Then celebrates that first year with a fun and whimsical Smash Cake session. Suzanne loves connecting with people and through this connection she has started to teach her "ways of the force" to others in the newborn photography world. She is extremely involved in several online groups where she offers insight and advice from personal experiences. She offers online workshops and teaches in-person hands-on mentoring in her studio. Suzanne has been working with newborns since 2012 but has been capturing memories since 2008. She is a member of the PPA, IAPP, and IANP. Suzanne has had her work published in Newborn Magazine, Prop Insanity Magazine, featured on Best Newborn Photographer, and published in Child Photo Competition's Baby Boom.Learn More
I am Benjamin Grelle aka “The Frogman.” I am a comedian, blogger, photographer, and I have a corgi. I am a minor internet celebrity and my humor has been seen by millions of people. I have been shooting for 3 years now. I specialize in studio photography, pet photography, advanced macro photography, and product/still life photography. I have 10+ years experience with Photoshop and expert level training with Lightroom. And while I finally feel like I know what I'm doing, I realize I still have a lot to learn. I am constantly studying and trying to improve my craft. I always try to push myself to take more challenging photos. I hope to share what I learn and help other photographers with that knowledge.
Travis Curry is a Professional Photographer who specializes in Fashion, Beauty & Portrait photography. Growing up as a music-loving kid that wanted to be in a boy band & dance in Missy Elliot music videos, Travis has always been drawn to the visual and performing arts. He started his journey as a Photographer in 2008 when he was asked to photograph a wedding with a friend. After falling in love with the art of Photography, Travis used every moment he could get to develop his skills as a Photographer, often photographing many of his performer friends as test subjects. This lead to the true start of his Photography career in 2009. In 2012 Travis began to delve into the world of Fashion Photography and has since grown the commercial side of his business while maintaining his private clients (Headshots + Weddings). Travis is excited to be a Featured Photographer with Savage Universal and hopes to share his creative process and experiences to inspire other photographers! Travis’ work can be seen in publications such as: Jute Magazine, Ellements Magazine, Papercut Magazine, Baltimore Mag, The Baltimore Sun, Washington Blade, Bayside Bride and Glitter Guide. Check out his website here!Learn More
Terran Bayer is an award-winning professional pet photographer and graphic designer based in San Diego, California. Through her business, Westway Studio, Terran specializes in capturing the hearts and souls of our four-legged family members. Their time with us goes by so quickly and she takes pride in being able to provide families with lasting memories that celebrate every pet's individual personality.Learn More
Recently named Tamron Image Master, Westcott Top Elite Pro, DataColor Visionary, and Moab Image Master, Hernan has garnered over 30 international photography awards, including a prestigious Black and White Spider Award in the fashion category, as well Photography Masters Cup. Hernan Rodriguez operates a successful studio in the heart of Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley, specializing in commercial and Celebrity photography. He has photographed Luminaries in the music and entertainment arena in both the American and Latin market including Mario Reyes from the Gipsy Kings, Actor/Comedian Eddie Griffin and Singer/Songwriters, Nelly and Ray J. He has also photographed sports personalities including five time world champion, Evander Holyfield, Muhammad Ali, Mike Tyson, Gabe Pruitt from the Boston Celtics and DeSean Jackson from the Philidelphia Eagles.
Hernan’s client base spans from EMI Records, Sony, Universal, CURB Records, Crane Lake, Playboy Beverage Inc., and Telemundo. Hernan has also been featured in Studio Photography, PDN, Rangefinder, and covers in both PhotoShop User, & Punto magazines as well a Light It Digital Magazine. He also has a published book, “75 Portraits by Hernan Rodriguez” through Amherst Media. Hernan has photographed ads for MensWorkout, Exercise for Men, Triathlete Magazine, and Israelli magazine, HDL. Hernan was also accredited with Westcott’s Top 15 Endorsed Elite Professional Photographers’ .
Hernan’s outgoing personality and fresh approach to imagery, makes him a highly sought out conference speaker both nationally and Internationally including Keynote speaker in Colombia and Mexico. He has established himself in the industry as a well respected professional photographer.Learn More
Zach Sutton is an award-winning and internationally published commercial and headshot photographer based out of Los Angeles, CA. His work highlights environmental portraiture, blending landscapes and scenes with portrait photography. His work and writings have been featured on Fstoppers, SLR Lounge, Profoto Blog, DSLR Photography Magazine, Phototuts+, Photofocus, Resource Magazine, and more. When not shooting, Zach often dedicates his time to help with education in the field of photography and videography. He often teaches workshops and gives lectures all over North America, as well as contributing to various publications in the field of photography when he has time. You can see some of his work on his website.Learn More
Jeff Mellody is a Los Angeles based commercial photographer with 35 years experience. After graduating with a degree in photography, he worked as a catalog photographer for 10 years. The next 20 years Jeff was a contract photographer for the US military. For the last 5 years he has been an advertising and food photographer. Jeff is a walking encyclopedia of photography knowledge and is looking forward to helping photographers of all levels of experience. Check out his website here.Learn More
Emily Voss is a 25 year old professional portrait photographer that stands apart based on her emphasis on clean lighting and strong use of color. She is the owner and sole photographer of VOSStudios, a state of the art portrait studio in downtown Wausau, WI where it is in its fourth year of business. Emily graduated from Luther College in 2013 with dual degrees in Fine Arts and Spanish. In 2012, she interned and photo assisted Annie Leibovitz in New York City resulting in a love of the city and passion for lighting. While her home base is in the Midwest, she makes trips back to New York to work with actors, dancers and models. Back home in Wisconsin, Emily specializes in high-end senior portraits and corporate headshots but has branched out to include newborns and pet portraits as well. She has been published in a variety of online and print sources such as Photo Vogue, Photographers Forum, Compliance Today, Boutique Design magazine, and the NCAA Champion Magazine. Check out her website here.Learn More
Alex Stone is a fashion and portrait photographer based out of Los Angeles, CA. He began his career in automotive photography 13 years ago and transitioned to portrait and fashion photography shortly thereafter. Over the past 7 years he's worked with some of the biggest names in fashion including Rag & Bone, John Varvatos and The Frye Company. Alex has focused the majority of his attention to creative portraiture and growing his celebrity clientele amongst other things. Check out his website here.Learn More
Monica Royal has held a long time fascination with the macro world. She sees things others don’t and she loves to share her vision! Her imagery is widely recognized as unique and innovative. Monica won Illustrative Photographer of the Year with Professional Photographers of San Diego County in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. Her artwork has been published in magazines and she is represented by 3 private design firms in the United States. Her macro artwork can be seen in permanent art installations in the United States, Canada and Guam. Monica is a Tamron Image Master, a Vangaurd Professional and she is also sponsored by Miller’s Professional Imaging. Monica Royal Fine Art Photography is a full service provider of exceptional fine art photography. She has assisted designers, art directors and project managers in selecting artwork that is perfect for their specific project. While her portfolio consists of many different types of imagery, it is Monica’s macro photography that has earned her numerous awards, publications and has become widely recognized. She has taught classes and spoken in Mexico and the U.S.. Her enthusiasm for photography and thinking outside the box is infectious. You can’t help but have fun in her classes. Monica is also an active photographer with the Non-Profit organization, Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep.Learn More
Canadian born David J. Crewe is a Landscape and Portrait photographer currently based out of Southern California. He is an educator, writer, and freelance photographer for multiple outlets including Fstoppers, Phlearn, Photofocus, Resource Magazine, and Macphun LLC. Over the past few years David has served on the board for the American Society of Media Photographers, Professional Photographers of America, and the American Photographic Artists associations. He has won multiple awards for his work, some of which have been used in Syfy’s Warehouse 13 and NBC’s Chicago Fire, and Chicago PD tv shows.
David picked up his first camera a few years ago and it only took a few “clicks” to realize it was a calling he couldn’t resist! Diving deep into the industry and shooting at every opportunity, David has spent the last few years working on learning everything he could and in turn teaching and sharing all of those lessons through written articles, workshops, and online tutorials. Check out his website here.Learn More
Arica Dorff is the owner and photographer of Pet’ographique, a luxury pet & family photography studio in Las Vegas. Arica travels around the country providing private mentoring to aspiring pet photographers, as well as speaking at photography conferences such as the Pro Photo Expo. In addition to helping photographers market, advertise and grow their business, Arica’s goal is to help photographers understand how animals think and how to make portrait sessions with pets more controlled and less chaotic.Learn More
Sarah is a New York Times best-selling author, highly-acclaimed speaker, author, MBA and coach who started her own boutique photography studio after working for Coca Cola for 20 years and then meeting the marketing goals of a top regional advertising agency’s clients. It was at this ad agency where she taught small businesses the value of a strong foundation and how they would grow with a strong brand. She attributes the rapid growth of her boutique photography studio, which was named one of the most profitable in the country within just five years in business by PPA, to the creation of her own strong brand.Learn More
Dan Wright is a professional photographer and educator based in New York City specializing in pet portraiture. Dan discovered photography in college, but it took him a while to find his niche. After dabbling in many genres of photography including (human) portraits, headshots, real estate, and concert photography he finally found his calling working with animals. Dan often volunteers his time for local rescue groups in NYC, photographing animals in need of a loving home. Check out Dan's website here!Learn More
Yaneck & Sasha based in San Diego, CA are the owners and founders of WASIO photography (wedding photography) and WASIO faces (portraits and headshots photography). They are passionate about people and love to tell their stories through photographs.Yaneck, originally from Poland, and Sasha, originally from Ukraine, met while sailing on Lake Michigan. Their first dates were often while photographing weddings together. Since then Sasha & Yaneck always work together and inspire each other to take their photography to the next level.
Sasha & Yaneck love sharing their knowledge and experience with other photographers. They run a popular YouTube channel and are often invited to teach at workshops and photography organizations.Learn More
"Fun Fact: I tend to wear a hat most of the time. Besides being follically challenged (as much as I hate to admit it, I'm losing my hair), my infatuation with hats began when I was around 8 years old. I needed stitches on the bridge of my nose. The plastic surgeon wanted to ensure that any scarring was as minimal as possible. So, he insisted I wear a hat to keep the sun from my face. I never dropped the habit. Today, my collection of hats is pretty large even though I typically only wear one or two."