George Lepp is our Keynote Speaker. George is a Canon Explorer of Light and is sponsored by Canon. George’s 90 minute Keynote Address is titled: No Limits: Extreme Capture Techniques in Nature Photography.
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The versatility and power of today’s DSLR have literally revolutionized nature photography, but for George Lepp each new advance fuels creative vision and moves us closer to the limitless photographic environment he craves. In this program, George shares the capture techniques and technology he's developing and using right now, in the wild and in the studio, including achieving unlimited depth of field in both high-magnification and landscape photography; conveying action through time and space; and capturing intimate wildlife studies with extreme telephoto camera/lens combinations.
George D. Lepp is one of North America’s best-known contemporary outdoor and nature photographers and a leader in the field of digital imaging. George is the author of many books and the field editor of Outdoor Photographer magazine, where his 'Tech Tips' column is widely read.
His work is extensively published and exhibited, and his stock photography is represented by Getty Images, Corbis, and Photo Researchers.
Lepp is one of the first members of Canon USA's Explorers of Light and Printmasters programs, featuring the industry's most influential photographers.
Lepp has presented hundreds of lectures and led workshops all over the world. A founding board member of NANPA, Lepp has won many awards for his work, including the Photographic Society of America's prestigious Progress Award and PhotoMedia's Photographer of the Year Award.
First trained in wildlife and wildlands management, Lepp later earned a BA (1972) and an honorary MSc (1985) from Brooks Institute of Photography.