Do you feel like your creativity is at a standstill? You have hit a creative wall and can’t get past it? In this presentation Tom will take us through his creative journey, and how he pushed through to new ideas and concepts in his photography. Tom will discuss 6 images that changed his career, and opened doors to new innovative techniques and original ideas. He will discuss what qualities make a compelling image, and how to get go beyond the ‘tourist’ shot. Learn how to make a photograph, not take a picture.
Symposium Session Details
6 Images that Changed My Career
Friday, March 9th, 2018
9:30 AM – 10:30 PM
Tom Bol is an editorial and commercial photographer based in Colorado. He specializes in adventure sports photography, portraits and travel. He is a contributor to many publications including Digital Photo Pro and Photoshop User magazines. He is an instructor at KelbyOne, and Photo District News labeled him as one of the best photo workshop instructors in the country. National Geographic Adventure listed Tom as one of “50 of America’s Top Visionaries” for his photography, and he has been featured in numerous photography magazines about his creative lighting techniques. Tom is a member of the Sandisk Extreme Team recognizing his continual drive to create unique images in challenging environments. He has written three books on photography including Adventure Sports Photography; Creating Dramatic Images in Wild Places, a popular reference for outdoor photographers. His images and stories are published worldwide by a variety of clients.