Join us for this series which will feature different photographers every other week - sharing their work, stories about favorite images, personal projects, how they collaborate, what inspires them, etc.
Wednesday June 17th - 12PM PST:
Guest: Hugh Kretschmer
At the age of 13, Hugh Kretschmer was introduced to photography by his father who was a photo-instrumentation engineer for MacDonnell Douglas from the Mercury through Apollo missions. Ten years later, Hugh received a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from Art Center College of Design, graduating. He then moved to New York City to start his career, collaborating with editorial, design, and advertising clients such as Vanity Fair, New York Times Magazine, National Geographic, GQ, Penn & Teller, Old Spice, Huggies, Toyota, and Sony. His images have been recognized by The Lucie Foundation, American Photography, CA, PDN, Graphis, and the Society of Publication Designers. His work has been profiled in many industry publications, books, podcasts and blogs, including Graphis, CA, Juxtapoz, Plastik, and Vison Magazine, Beijing. His work has been exhibited in galleries in Los Angeles, New York and Paris, and is on permanent exhibit at the 911 Memorial, New York City.
Hugh has lectured and lead workshops at Eddie Adams in Jeffersonville, NY, Gulf Photo Plus, Dubai and Fotorama, Serbia. He teaches photography part-time at Art Center College of Design, UCLA Extension, and the Los Angeles Center of Photography.
Host: Elisabeth Caren
Los Angeles native Elisabeth Caren is an editorial, advertising and fine art photographer. Elisabeth incorporates her lifelong passion for the dramatic arts into her visual art practice, making cinematic narratives and theatrical portraits, in addition to her advertising commissions for clients such as FOX, HBO, NBC, Universal and editorial work for Emmy Magazine and The Washington Post Magazine. Her images have been recognized by APA, American Photography, Focus Photo LA, International Photography Awards, PDN, and The Young Masters Art Prize. Elisabeth received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Boston University's College of Fine Arts, Magna Cum Laude, is a member of The Cinematographer's Guild Local 600 and a board member of APA LA.
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