Christian is known worldwide for his stunning images of scenic landscapes, lush environments, African wildlife, as well as vibrant city scenes. He may be best known for his images of Native American People and the Lands from which they call home. He has published over 200 coffee table books, countless calendars and numerous magazine articles. Born and raised in Switzerland, Christian has spent the last 25 years traveling the globe visiting over 5 continents and 70 different countries. His images, rich in color with a dramatic perspective, capture the flavor and splendor of each unique location. Christian is the founder and owner of the Cascade Center of Photography and can be booked for private tutoring and photo tours. He is teaching photo workshops and photo tours. Find Christian’s work at www.Heebphoto.com
Barb is at home out in nature with a camera in hand and she has a passion for sharing the experience. For over a decade, Barb’s travel photos of the Pacific Northwest and beyond have been published regularly in the Bend Bulletin and other newspapers and magazines, from Alaska Beyond in-flight magazine to Oregon Wine Press and the Cascade Journal. When leading workshops, she shares tips and techniques she’s learned in studying photography for years including college studies with California photography masters. Prior to dedicating herself to travel photography, Barb has had almost 20 years experience writing to simplify technology. It’s taught her how to break down shooting and editing photos into easy-to-follow steps for all experience levels. She is well-versed in Nikon, Canon, and Sony systems and has taught dozens of students how to get set up and use advanced techniques in Lightroom. barbgonzalezphotography.com
Charlie Borland has been a professional photographer for close to 30 years. Based in Oregon, he shoots both locally and nationally, traveling extensively for a wide range of clients. He has won numerous awards for his annual report photography. His imagery has been used thousands of times worldwide, including: National Geographic Adventure and Traveler, Outside, Women’s Sport and Fitness, Newsweek, TV Guide, CIO, Sports Illustrated for Women, Time, Backpacker, Sunset, American Photo, Outdoor Photographer, Eco Traveler, Southern Bell, and many more. Charlie has lectured and taught workshops across the U.S. and Middle East. He is an enthusiastic instructor and leader whose passion and experience for photography leave many inspired and highly motivated. Charlie is teaching photo workshops at the Cascade Center of Photography and can be booked for private tutoring, one-on-ones and photo tours. You can view his work at www.borlandphoto.com
Rebecca is an award-winning photographer and Adobe Certified Expert in Lightroom. She has been teaching photography since 2002 for private groups and clients in Portland, Sherwood Foundation for the Arts and several other camera clubs and Meetup groups. She is an Assistant Organizer for the Portland Vancouver Photography and Women Learning Photography Together Meetup groups in Portland. Her photography has been shown in galleries throughout the Pacific Northwest. She leads photography and Lightroom classes and workshops at the Cascade Center of Photography and is also available for online tutoring . http://pixelegacy.com/
Sean’s images have become well known in the world of fine art nature photography. His work embodies elements of drama, beauty, mystery and wonder in nature and is sought after by collectors, publishers and design agencies. His images have been honored in international competitions including the International Conservation Photography Awards and the Windland Smith Rice International Awards.Sean began exploring digital photography a decade ago and sees it as technology that has brought photography back to its roots, when it was a two part creative process involving both camera technique and image developing skill. Prior to starting his company, Outdoor Exposure Photography, LLC, Sean was a middle school science and math teacher. He puts his teaching experience to use and shares his passion for outdoor photography by leading field workshops, teaching digital image developing classes and through his instructional video tutorials.You can view Sean’s work atwww.OutdoorExposurePhoto.com
David M. Cobb is an award-winning professional photographer known for his photographs of nature throughout the world, and particularly for his images of the Pacific Northwest. His garden and flower images have appeared in “Nature’s Best Photography,” “American Gardener,” “Organic Gardening,” “Northwest Travel,” “The Oregonian,” and in numerous calendars, cards, books, and other printed materials. David’s current book project includes Japanese Gardens of North America for Tuttle Publishing. Now as I photograph throughout the US and around the world, I am continually awed by the broad spectrum of nature’s offerings—from a delicate heliconia flower on the exotic island of Roratonga to the sweeping Icelandic landscape. My particular fondness for the Pacific Northwest is reflected in my local outdoor shots. My goal is to capture the wonders I see in nature for the enjoyment of all those with an eye for the extraordinary. David is teaching photo workshops and…
Zack is an award winning photographer specializing in fine art landscape photography, and Photoshop processing. Zack has been teaching Photoshop for over 11 years, and photography for over 8 years.“Art is in my blood. My father is a well known poster artist and painter. My mom is a painter, and print maker and my brother is an incredible designer who works for a firm in Manhattan. Art is a way of life for my family, and I will hopefully pass it on to my daughter as well.”“The love of nature is also something that my family and I are passionate about. I’ve been hiking, biking, rock climbing and backpacking since I was little. My parents taught me to appreciate the beauty in nature and to help preserve it for all to enjoy.”I love photographing the landscape. I seek out these types of locations to experience true wilderness, away…
Greg Vaughn is a freelance photographer and writer specializing in recreational travel and the natural world. His photography is regularly featured in leading travel magazines and websites and is distributed worldwide through a network of photo agents. Greg has won several awards for his photography, and his guidebooks Photographing Oregon and Photographing Washington are both winners in the Travel category of the Benjamin Franklin Awards, the annual honors for editorial content and design from the Independent Book Publishers Association. He is leading photography workshops at the Cascade Center of Photography. To see more of Greg’s work, please visit his website at www.GregVaughn.com and his blog www.WandersAndWonders.com.
Adrian is lucky to call the Pacific Northwest home. Born and raised in Oregon, he lives within a 100 miles of the Pacific Ocean, the Columbia River Gorge, Mt. Hood Wilderness and the high desert of Oregon. His love of nature has nurtured his love of photography. He has spent the last approximately 10 years fine tuning his photography skills creating the many photos you see in his portfolio today. His experiences and contributions are many including; working as a portrait and wedding photographer, contributing member of Professional Photographers of Oregon board of directors 2007-2009, landscape workshop leader, active team member of Photo Cascadia and blog contributor. Adrian teaches photo workshops at the Cascade Center of Photography. To view more of Adrian’s photography, visit his website www.adrianklein.com or www.photocascadia.com
Abbott Schindler has been shooting for more than 50 years and teaching for more than 20 years. He views photography as a means to extend his vision beyond what’s immediately apparent to the eye. His favorite subjects are birds, wildlife, and landscapes. He also enjoys night sky, macro photography, and interesting mechanical objects. Abbott teaches photography classes, workshops, provides 1-on-1 instruction, and does custom photo assignments, and has served as a photographer at the High Desert Museum since 2008. His work has been published in books, professional journals, and other places. Abbott loves sharing his knowledge and experience. He personally contacts clients before they meet so he can personalize the experience for the client’s needs. He often provides a printed handout that summarizes important points made during their session(s). Sessions are always flexible, and are always focused on what the client wants to accomplish both photographically and scenically.…
Douglas Bowser’s career in the photo industry began as a photo lab technician printing color and custom B&W on the island of Maui in the early 1980′s. 30 years later, he has accumulated a wide array of experience including producing commercial, portrait, stock and fine art photography. In the last 8 years Doug has been teaching photography workshops and fine art printmaking to students ages 9 to adult. With an extensive background in old-school darkroom printing, Doug has embraced the digital darkroom and is excited about teaching techniques that combine the two. “I think most students come to my classes hoping to learn how there camera works. This is important, but I feel it’s more important to understand the how and why of making a picture instead of just taking pictures”. He is available for one-on-ones, private tutoring and photo tours at the Cascade Center of Photography.
Kevin McNeal is a landscape photographer who resides in the Pacific Northwest of the U.S. He focuses on grand colorful landscapes that reflect the most unique places on earth. Capturing moments of magic light and transferring this on print, images behold a combination of perseverance, patience, and dedication to capture the images in ways unseen before. He has been teaching workshops for the last couple of years including private and group classes. He has also specializes in post processing of digital photography and teaches Adobe Photoshop classes. He has been published worldwide in magazines including Outdoor Photographer, National geographic and countless calendars.