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Joe Edelman

My career has spanned four decades, from my start as an award winning newspaper photojournalist to my work today photographing all types of people and serving as a photo educator who motivates and educates new and experienced photographers all over the world. I take great pride in sharing my experience via my popular YouTube Channel: Photo Joe Edelman.

In 2018, I was designated an Olympus Visionary by Olympus America, Inc., one of a small group of established, award-winning professional photographers who travel the world with Olympus products to capture life’s beauty and splendor and provide feedback on new product lines. This elite group includes several Pulitzer Prize–winning photographers, as well as artists whose careers have included assignments around the globe.   I shoot exclusively with Olympus cameras, and M.Zuiko lenses for both stills and video.

I have earned a reputation as a lively and popular instructor and lecturer at camera clubs, photography conferences and photography workshops across the United States. I have been a speaker at events like WPPI, PhotoPlus Expo, ImagingUSA, Shutterfest, Out of Chicago, NECCC, Carolina Photo Expo, FCCC, SWMCCC and numerous others presenting on topics like Fashion Portraiture, Studio Lighting, Glamour Photography, Creativity, Social Media and Marketing for Photographers and Fine Art imagery to name just a few.

I have been a guest on numerous photography podcasts including This Week in Photo, Small Camera Big Picture, Shutters Inc and Fotofacts.

I have also served as an adjunct professor teaching Creativity and Photography at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA and Northampton County Community College in Monroe, PA.

My photography has been published internationally in magazines like Maxim, Cosmopolitan, Get Fit, Shape and Good Light Magazine to name but a few. I have been called upon to complete assignments for both the New York Times and The Los Angeles Times and I have serviced commercial advertising clients from all over the United States.

In addition to my role as photographer, I have been nationally recognized as an innovator in shaping models’ portfolios and careers.  Simply put, I advise serious models (both new and experienced) about how to market themselves.  I have written hundreds of articles with guidance and information for new and experienced models and I maintain the most comprehensive modeling agency directory online.

I am often used as a source for television stories as well as newspaper and magazine articles on the subject. The Author JE Bright references my writings in his book America’s Next Top Model: Fierce Guide to Life: The Ultimate Source of Beauty, Fashion, and Model Behavior.  My work has also been referenced by author Rif K. Haffar in his book Roadmap to Stardom: How to Break into Acting in Hollywood.

Along with my incredible wife and two four legged kids, I am based in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

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Scott Robert Lim

Sony Artisan and international master photographer Scott Robert Lim is a certified educator and has over 70 international awards to his name, including Top Ten Most Influential, Kodak Award, World's Top Wedding Photographers and has been a judge at many international photography competitions. His work has been published and viewed by thousands all over the world and is a popular speaker on Creative Live. For the last decade he has dedicated his career to developing world class photographers and loves teaching photographers of all levels. He has an energetic and charismatic speaking style and is an industry leader in photography education.

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Lindsay Adler

Fashion photographer Lindsay Adler has risen to the top of her industry as both a photographer and educator. Based in New York City, her fashion editorials have appeared in numerous fashion and photography publications including Marie Claire, Elle Magazine, Harper's Bazaar, L'Officiel,  and dozens more. As a photographic educator, she is one of the most sought after speakers internationally, teaching on the industry's largest platforms and most prestigious events, having been named one of the top 10 best fashion photographers in the world. Lindsay has worked with some of the top brands in the photographic and related industries such as Canon, Adobe, Grey, Edelman, A&E, NBC, and Microsoft.

A clean, bold, and graphic style has become the hallmark of her work, whether shooting advertising campaigns, designer look books, jewelry, hair campaigns, fashion editorials, or professional athletes. Lindsay is renowned for her creativity and collaborating with designers and stylists in order to create fresh looks.

An author of five books, she is always working on new ways to share her passions and knowledge with others. Each year she teaches to tens of thousands of photographers world-wide through prestigious platforms such as creativeLIVE, KelbyOne, and the industry's biggest conferences.

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Meg Loeks

Meg lives remotely in Michigan's Upper Peninsula with her husband, four little children and several animals. She shares glimpses of her life on her personal Instagram account: meg_nlo. Meg's photography journey started when she was young with film and developing her own prints. In 2015 she became a Click Pro and in 2016 a Click & Company mentor & instructor. In the winter of 2016 Meg released her eBook: The Sincere Storyteller. She also teaches the workshop: Finding the Classic Beauty In Your Everyday. Meg is drawn to environmental portraiture, fine art and lifestyle photography, landscapes, low light and color. Her greatest inspirations are her children, Dutch Masters, Wes Anderson and Norman Rockwell. She loves to find ways to merge different photography genres together, especially children's portraiture and nature. Meg is a Sigma ambassador and Profoto Legend of Light. She is also a volunteer for The Gold Hope Project, an organization that gifts pediatric cancer families a free photography session.

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Miguel Quiles

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 Artisan of Imagery, blogger and contributor for RangeFinder Magazine & SLR Lounge. He is currently sponsored by Sony, Profoto.

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Griffin Hammond

Griffin Hammond is a documentary filmmaker in New York City, known for producing DIY filmmaking tutorials for indie filmmakers, and his award-winning documentary "Sriracha." His 2016 coverage of the U.S. presidential election aired on Bloomberg Television and MSNBC. As a brand ambassador for Panasonic Lumix cameras, and a film envoy for the U.S. State Department, he's taught filmmaking workshops in 13 countries. Griffin studied film at New York University, earned a Masters from Illinois State University, and worked as a video producer at YouTube Next Lab and State Farm Insurance.

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Marcie Reif

Marcie Reif is an in-demand kids, family, and commercial photographer in the Atlanta, GA area. Marcie Reif Photography has been featured on highly popular online communities such as Click It Up a Notch, Manfrotto School of Excellence, Tamron blog, and the Click Magazine blog. Her work has been featured and shared countless times by industry-leading companies and has appeared in print in the highly acclaimed Click Magazine, Tamron Magazine, and Digital Imaging Reporter. Marcie is a Tamron Pro Ambassador. Marcie is also co-founder of The Photographer’s Retreat, a educational experience for female photographers, and the author of the best selling instructional resource Bringing Home the Story of the Beach.

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Zachary Alan

Zach Alan is a light painter and commercial photographer based in Houston, Texas. Known for creating landscape light paintings incorporating fire, he has also found many new and inventive ways to add extra special touches to portraits and architectural photography with light. Using an arsenal of fire, high powered flashlights, and custom made light painting tools, he creates unique compositions lit only by the light in his hand. Zach is an ambassador for Light Painting Brushes, a custom maker of light painting gear. He has previously created light art for the major league soccer team Houston Dynamo, and worked with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra in New York, and has been published on several major photography websites.

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Kara Mercer

Kara Mercer is a commercial and editorial photographer and art director based in Seattle, Washington. She specializes in developing content for fashion, travel, and lifestyle brands. Known for her use of light and her eye for creative direction, Kara believes every image should stand strongly on its own while also contributing a unique yet complementary voice when serving as part of a collection. Her work is influenced as much by minimalism and thought-provoking conversations as it is by contemporary studies in human psychology and the emotive, sometimes ethereal feel of romanticism. With these influences, she seamlessly combines playful narratives with a timeless aesthetic for commercial media campaigns (print and digital) and editorial work.

Today, her work has been featured in several magazines, Huffpost, Buzzfeed, FujiFilm, and more.

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Bryan Minear

Bryan Minear is a Midwest-based designer and photographer. From a young age Bryan was inspired by Ansel Adams' ethereal landscape work, which paved the direction he wanted to go as an artist. It took a lot of time and multiple detours along the way, but since 2015 Bryan has been pursuing landscape, lifestyle, and commercial photography as aggressively as one can while being a new father and still holding down a full-time job. His goal is to portray atmosphere and emotion through his work, whether he is shooting locally in the Midwest or traveling to epic locations around the world.

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Matt Hernandez

Matt is a portrait photographer based out of Kentucky who specializes in on location creative lighting focusing on athletes and seniors. He began his career as an award-winning graphic artist, and has since used those skills to help launch a very successful photography career. He has won multiple awards including the “People’s Choice Award” at the 2012 Google+ Photographer’s Conference, and The “Most Creative Award” at the 2013 Las Vegas Photoshop World Westcott Shootout. He has represented FJ Westcott since 2013 as one of their “Top Endorsed Pros.”

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Logan Detty

Hey! I’m Logan, I have been a professional photographer for 10 years. I live in the small town of Chillicothe, Ohio but rather than using that as a crutch, I have built a business that allows me to photograph what I love and allows me to travel in order to help others do more of what they love. I truly believe that when you create things with passion, magic happens!

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Jim Koepnick

Jim Koepnick is a Sigma Pro photographer specializing in action and aviation subjects. His current clients include Sigma lenses, Plane and Pilot Magazine, Flying Magazine, AOPA Pilot and Air and Space Smithsonian. Local clients include Ripon College, Our Wisconsin Magazine, Old Glory Honor Flight, the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation and the Oshkosh Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Previously, Jim worked for USA Today Wisconsin Network as well as EAA. At EAA, he was Chief Photographer for 28 years.  He has photographed over 1000 aircraft while on air-to-air missions and supplied over 550 cover images to EAA publications.
As one of six Sigma Pro photographers in the United States, he uses Sigma lenses for all of his work.

Koepnick’s artistry, skill and experience have resulted in award-winning images that have been printed in magazines such as Life, Time, Flying, Men’s Journal, People, Wisconsin Trails and Popular Mechanics. His advertising work includes Columbia Coffee and Canon. He is a member of Wisconsin Imaging Photographers Association, Wisconsin News Photographers Association, Sports Shooters, National Association of Photoshop Professionals and the International Society of Aviation Photographers.

His photography has has been a consistent winner of awards from Aviation Week and Space Technology, Wisconsin Imaging Photographers Association, American Advertising Federation and Calendar Marketing Association.  His photojournalism has received awards from Wisconsin Newspaper Association, Wisconsin Press Photographers Association and Inland Press.
Koepnick’s “Hands of Time” photograph of the Omro, Wisconsin clock tower, which appeared in the Oshkosh Northwestern Newspaper in the 80’s, was published later by Life Magazine. The image was selected for “Life Classic Photos”, a hard cover book of the best images published by Life.

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Bobbi Frohman

Born in Cleveland, I have been in tune to the pulse of the city my entire life. I see life in angles, lighting and lines of perspectives. I feel so lucky that I get to live creatively and push the scope of my experience. My career has taken me all over the United States and I have shot weddings coast to coast. I can honestly say that there is nothing more rewarding than giving our clients lifelong memories that capture the individual beauty they bring to the world. Based in Cleveland, Ohio I have been shooting for 15 years and full-time with a focus on weddings and boudoir for 5 years. I have built my empire from the ground up with countless challenges along the way. Currently, I am focusing on continuing to build my brand and be the mentor to other photographers that I wish I had early in my career.

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Sarah Beirne

Sarah Beirne has been doing photography for over 10 years and is a former art educator of 14 years. Sarah specializes in guided lifestyle photography for newborns, children, and families, as well as unique hand painted backdrops for specialized studio sessions. With her natural love for teaching, Sarah brings an energy to her workshops that will engage participants with learning new tips and tricks to help enhance their own personal or professional skills!

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Sam Young

Sam’s Passion for Photography started around 2011 while at a friends house for New Years Eve. He picked up a point-n-shoot, took one specific picture and here he is today, Photographing everything from multimillion dollar automobiles to tea cup Poodles. When he’s not photographing automobiles he can be found leading the local photowalk or teaching one on one lighting classes.

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Ryan White

Ryan White is working towards his seventeenth year as an Audio Engineer. In 2011, Ryan graduated from Arizona's Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences before relocating to Los Angeles. Once in Los Angeles, Ryan worked for composer Klaus Badelt, and drum software developer, Steven Slate. Ryan has been an Audio Engineer in all major areas of the industry, from film production to video game audio, and regularly records music in his free time. Ryan has since become a Product Specialist for Rode Microphones where he travels the United States training and educating the Music Industry and Film Industry on all Rode Microphones' product line.