ABOUT CHRIS ORWIG
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As a photographer, Chris strives to create authentic, engaging and inspiring pictures and lives by the words of the famed French photographer Marc Riboud who said, "Photography is savoring life at 1/100th of a second."
Chris teaches online courses with Lynda.com, is on the photography faculty at the Brooks Institute. and is part of the Xrite Colorratti team. As a teacher he subscribes to W.B. Yeats' idea that, "Education isn't about filing a pail, but igniting a fire." His expertise in photography and digital imaging has enabled him to speak at conferences around the globe.
Chris has authored five best-selling books that have been translated into over a dozen languages including his most recent projects, Visual Poetry: A Creative Guide for Making Engaging Digital Photographs (New Riders/Voices That Matter) and People Pictures: 30 Exercises for Creating Authentic Photographs (Peachpit Press). His books provide a thoughtful, and thought provoking, approach to capturing better photographs.
Chris is an aunthentic and enthusiastic person who pursues living life to the fullest with everything he's got. Apart from his professional endeavors, Chris thrives on getting out into the ocean and mountains any way he can. He lives just a few short miles from the pacific ocean with his wife, three daughters and their beloved retriever Daisy.
Chris' passion for creativity, photography, teaching and life run deep.