Environmental Chaos

Parker Pfister Cr.Photog.

Parker Pfister finishes his model shoot by taking to the streets of downtown Asheville. Parker looks for beautiful light and utilizes it in original ways in order to capture tribal looking portraits. He talks about how he can shoot at F 1.2 on a bright sunny day without utilizing neutral density filters. Parker than uses a 1950s projector to cast abstract shapes onto his model to create surreal and disorienting images.

Parker Pfister Bio

While other kids dreamed of being firefighters and cowboys, Parker dreamed of being a National Geographic photographer. He started his journey into the art of photography at age six when his grandmother gave him his first camera. Eight years later Eastman Kodak honored him with a silver medallion for second place at the 1982 World's Fair.

He's had a camera in his hands ever since, photographing anything that interests or moves him. Last year he was named one of the "Top 10 Wedding Photographers in the World" by American Photo. He was on the cover of NikonWorld magazine, was seen on the BBC's Style Network, and his work was featured on Keeping up with the Kardashians, Entertainment Tonight and The Food Network, but says his biggest reward of the year was playing with his son, Scout.