Vol. 6 No. 6 | Feb. 18, 2009


Professional photographer brings techniques to light

A renowned photographer will share techniques at 7 p.m. Feb. 26 in room 119 of the School of Communication.

Lewis Kemper will discuss his methods for creating dynamic nature images by concentrating on composition and lighting and using color in his images to create mood and impact. He also will speak about the business of professional photography.

Kemper photographs in color using 35mm and 4 x 5 cameras and works with digital imaging.

The photographer is one of the Explorers of Light, a group of 78 of the world's leading professional photographers selected by Canon U.S.A. He travels throughout the United States and internationally, specializing in nature and outdoor photography.

His work is featured in magazines, books and calendars in 16 countries. From 1978 until 1980, he worked at the Ansel Adams Gallery. His photographs are in the permanent collection of the Baltimore Museum of Art and on display at the Princeton Gallery of Fine Art, the Ansel Adams Gallery, Photographer's Gallery, the Yosemite Valley Visitor Center and more.

For information, contact Gene Balzer, professor, School of Communication, at Gene.Balzer@nau.edu or visit Kemper's web site.

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