Join AppState Commercial Photography Program faculty members, John Latimer and Chip Williams in a lively and interactive group discussion about the successful elements at play in the photography of the 10th Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition. This workshop will be followed by a reception in the gallery from 5-6pm and will conclude with a meeting with participants involved in the AppState Photo Workshop. Nikon Professional Services (NPS) will support and participate in the workshop by supplying Nikon pro camera bodies and lenses for the workshop participants to use on Saturday.
About John Latimer
John Latimer is the coordinator of the Commercial Photography Program at Appalachian State University. Prior to coming to AppState he taught photography and digital imaging at the Rochester Institute of Technology. He is a master printmaker and retoucher. His clients have included the George Eastman House, Jerry Uelsmann, Maggie Taylor, John Issac, Catherine Opie and other prominent photographers around the country. His own photography has been shown as far a field as China and Japan as well as being carried commercially by Bloomingdales. He has lectured and given workshops across the country on Photoshop, printing and color theory application in photography.
About Chip Williams
Prior to coming to Appalachian State University as a professor, Chip Williams worked as a corporate and editorial freelance photographer for over 18 years in Chicago. He shot on assignment for national magazines such as Smithsonian, US News & World Report, ESPN the Magazine, Kiplinger’s, Money and Parade. His clients included Abbott Laboratories, CNA Insurance, General Motors, IBM, Rhino Records, Sara Lee Corporation and The Grateful Dead, to name a few. Also, previous to his move to the Blue Ridge Mountains, Chip was active with prairie restoration in Lake County, IL and worked extensively with the Lake County Forest Preserve District as a client to help them document their work in this area, as well as wildlife monitoring and naturalist education. His commercial work can be found at http://www.chipwilliams.com.