The Photography Workshop Crew:
Mark is an accomplished, international award-winning photographer. Over 40 years ago Mark got hooked on photography developing black and white film in the darkroom. Today Mark's personal passion is for Landscape Photography and his work is available at many local art shows and galleries. Mark also has extensive experience in all areas of photography including Macro, Sports, Portraits, Wildlife, Wedding, Corporate, Commercial, Product, Travel, Nature and video. Mark is always happy to share his knowledge and experiences and loves teaches photography at several local camera clubs, community groups and schools and kids summer camps. Mark is certified if Heartsaver First Aid/CPR/AED.
Antonio Cortada is an award-winning photographer, with more than 20 years of experience. Although Antonio Cortada earned a BA and MA in mechanical engineering, his true passion has always been photography. He began his journey in the art early in his childhood. Self-taught, passionate and curious by nature, he is always looking to improve his skills, discover new techniques and applying them in creating his works.
Two decades of traveling the world in the pursuit of fantastic scenes, his images have captured everything from exotic locations in South America to urban masterpieces in the largest cities around the globe. In addition to his passion for creating breathtaking scenes, he is just as passionate about sharing his knowledge through teaching photography courses, giving lectures and hosting seminars.
Warren is a full time award winning professional photographer and workshop leader living in Pennsylvania. His primary subjects are nature and wildlife. Warren’s images have won awards in both national and international competitions. Most recently, The American Audubon Society selected one of his images as one of the Top 100 images of the year. He has also received awards and recognition from the Photographic Society of America (PSA) for his work. Additionally, he is a past recipient of Audubon People’s Choice Award. Beside his passion for making images, Warren is equally enthusiastic about leading workshops and teaching other photographers how to capture wonderful images.
Stephen G. Williams (M.Ed. Photography)
Stephen is an accomplished photographer and educator. Stephen founded/Directed/Mannaged the nationally and internationally recognized “The Photography Place”, a 15 person non-profit business from 1971-1983 in Philadelphia. As an Assistant Professor at Rosemont College, Stephen developed their first comprehensive photography curriculum. Stephen was also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Delaware and taught Intermediate and Advanced Photography.
Stephen is an accomplished and widely published photojournalist. His work has appeared in Life Magazine, The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor, The Philadelphia Magazine, Western Horseman, The Michener Art Museum and many others. Stephen has also co-published four books: Chosen Land, In the Middle of Eskimo Today, Qitinganituk the Inuit Today and A Place in Time.
Stephen’s collections have appeared in the Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Spencer Art Museum, University of Kansas, The Michener Art Museum, The Cleveland Art Museum, The Fogel Collection at Haverford College, The University of Michigan Library and The Free Library of Philadelphia.
Stephen is a founding member of the Friends of Photography along with Ansel Adams, an honorary member of the Mark Twain Society, Shaker Museum and a member of the Society of Photographic Education.
Stephen’s interest remain: The pursuit of documenting a culture, it’s icons, and the inevitable acculturation of its inhabitants; to continue camera work with students and their collaboration of mind, heart, and eye, the continued work of understanding childhood trauma, and the support and recognition of individuals with autism and Asperger’s.