Seattle area native Bruce Hudson has led a colorful life. As a professional musician and educator he had the opportunity to play with such greats as Bob Hope and Seattle's own Kenny G, left teaching and opened his first studio in 1982 with his late wife Sue. Today, as a nationally recognized professional, he's photographed presidents, governors, many celebrities and sports stars. Bruce has spoken on behalf of leading industry vendors. Bruce has been featured in industry magazines such as Rangefinder and Professional Photographer magazine. He also received the PPA National Award in 2000. He recently received the prestigious Helen Yancy Award, which is only given out every few years to individuals that have dedicated their life to the education of photography.