Judy, who has won numerous awards for her photography, has been featured in several publications for her outstanding environmental portraiture. She was featured in Rangefinder magazine as one of “Today’s Top Children’s photographers,” and again this past July 2011 in an article titled “The Soulful Portrait.” Her work has been selected for National Exhibition by the Professional Photographers of America from whom she has received a Masters and Craftsman degree. Judy has received three Kodak Gallery awards and many of her images have been exhibited at Epcot Center and are part of a traveling loan collection.
She spent five years working with In Style Magazine capturing moments at the Golden Globes as well as working with several Foundations and traveled to Africa and all through out Asia to bring home imagery to help resolve poverty issues.
She has photographed for Jack Nicholson, Pierce Bronsnan, Nicole Kidman, Mehki Phifer, William H. Macy and Felicity Huffman and Mark Walberg to name a few.
Judy travels the world teaching a series of workshops on the “Art of Available Light” and “Behind the Image – Shooting for Design.”
The following companies are sponsors for Judy’s speaking engagements: Graphic Authority, Lensbaby and Sigma Photo
Monte Zucker Photographic Education was formed in 2007 shortly before Monte’s passing with the goal of continuing Monte’s expansive educational achievements. Our mission is to provide the finest photographic instruction in the world in honor of Monte’s legacy as a legendary instructor and mentor. Our approach utilizes all of the finest forms of education to provide the aspiring photographer a comprehensive set of tools to reach his or her artistic potential. Monte Zucker Photographic Education authors books, produces DVD instruction, holds internationally-acclaimed tours, and gives classes at the largest photography educational trade shows in the world..
Monte Zucker Photographic Education has a strong tradition of creating nationwide tours that bring seminar-style education home to thousands of photographers each year. In addition to the four previous tours listed below, we are producing three nationwide tours this year, including the 43-appearance How To Photograph Everyone Tour beginning of March of 2012.
How To Photograph Everyone Tour 2012
How to Photograph Everyone is just what you need to take your portrait and wedding photography to the professional level. Don’t settle for snapshots and flash-on-camera images - you need to know the techniques to set yourself apart from the crowd. HTPE brings portrait photography back to where it started, with posing, lighting, and refinements - all the tools you need to make timeless photographs that sell.
Get In Motion Tour 2011
The Get In Motion Tour is a Call-To-Action for photographers everywhere to use their artistic talent, training, and equipment to also make moving images. We will teach the fundamental principles of filmmaking to photographers and show examples of specific films they can make right now with the tools they already have to open up their home markets to these services. In the process, you will learn all of the fundamental filmmaking techniques, what gear to acquire, and how to use it.
Photo-Fusion Revolution Tour 2010
Award-winning Canon Explorer of Light photographer Clay Blackmore leads you out of the past and onto the cutting-edge with this dynamic educational program. Blackmore uses his passion and extensive training in the classical principles of posing, lighting,and composition to explain in detail how to photograph men, women, children, families, brides, couples, and groups, and shows today’s photographers how to incorporate HDSLR video techniques and products into their portfolio. Learn how to combine dynamic, living, multimedia creations with your photography, offering a cinematic approach to everything you do.
Capture & Creativity Tour 2008
Anyone can be different; learn to be exceptional. Set yourself apart by perfecting every aspect of your craft. Clay and Jane teach both the theory and technique to endow you with maximum creative control over your personal and professional projects. Create portraits for a new generation by acquiring new skills in posing, lighting, digital capture, retouching, fine art enhancements, output, and sales. You will become a better photographer, you will expand your sales, and you will perceive the full potential a fabulous photograph offers beyond the limitations of camera and lens.
Imagination To Reality Tour 2006
Learn the complete digital workflow from capture to final output. During this seminar, Monte Zucker and Eddie Tapp cover concept to completion—posing, pixels, Photoshop, and printing—everything needed to create beautiful digital photographic portraits. Turn your imagination into photographic reality: show up with your creative vision in hand, and leave with simple, easy-to-apply techniques that will help you achieve both financial and artistic success.
Monte Zucker Photographic Education’s instructors teach and the finest and largest photography-related trade shows worldwide. These invitation-only opportunities represent the peak of photographic educational attainment. Below is a partial list of some of the conventions we’ve spoken at during the last 12 months
Wedding and Portrait Photographers International Convention
The world’s largest trade show devoted to the portrait and wedding photographer, WPPI has 16,000 attendees during its annual Las Vegas convention. It’s extensive lineup of educational platform classes makes it the single largest source of photographic education in the world.
PND Photoplus Convention
Held during the fall annually in New York City, this is the largest photography trade show in the country with 24,000 attendees annually. Platform classes and seminars augment the trade show as a source of photographic inspiration and development.
Consumer Electronics Show
The world’s largest technology trade show, this convention features 150,000 attendees, more then 30,000 international visitors, and features photography and photographic products prominently.
Photoshop World Convention
The largest gathering of Photoshop professionals annually features dozens of high-octane classes for the professional or enthusiast, covering topics as diverse of photo instruction, photoshop retouching, and filmmaking.
Imaging USA Convention
The official convention of the Professional Photographers of America features 10,000 highly-trained professionals and an array of advanced photographic education in the form of platform classes, keynote addresses, and seminars.
Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers:
Europe’s largest convention dedicated to the portrait and wedding photographer, this show is held annually every January in London. The SWPP Convention provides the single largest source of photography instruction in all of Europe with a lineup of classes dedicated to the art and technical principles of photography.
Photo Marketers Association Convention
Now held in conjunction with CES, this trade show of worldwide members is dedicated to connecting camera stores and suppliers and features an array of advanced education for the professional photographer.
New York Institute of Photography
This fully-accredited course offers complete instruction in professional photography to over 10,000 students across the globe annually.
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