Parker Pfister: On Being a Photographer

Parker Pfister Cr.Photog.

Unlike a typical class, this video gives you a chance to glimpse inside the mind and soul of an artist. Listen as Parker Pfister shares insights on his work and his industry. Rather than spouting details and data, this course educates through inspiration.

Learn Parker’s definition of a perfect client, the perfect image and what advice he has for fellow photographers. Discover how these bits of brilliance can apply to your own work and get inspired to reach new levels of excellence!

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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.