Monthly Meeting Guest Speaker: Loren Fisher-Finding Inspiration (7:30 PM EST)
Getting in a rut and not being motivated to make pictures is a common problem for many photographers. There are many techniques I use to keep me wanting to make new images. Some involve changing my mindset, some involve changing subject matter and there are times when I need to change my location. Many times it just requires changing the way you are approaching your photography to make it feel fresh again. We’ll talk about some ways to stay motivated and keep your creative juices flowing.
About Loren: Working as a professional photographer since 1978, Loren Fisher has photographed subjects as diverse the Olympics in Seoul, Korea, eagles in Alaska, transporting horses in a 747 from Germany, the 106 covered bridges of Vermont, in the dressing room with the Rockettes and backstage with Bruce Springsteen.
Loren has published two photography books: “Pope John Paul II: An American Celebration” which documented the papal visit to New York, New Jersey and Baltimore and “Branson Backstage” which looks at the phenomenon of 35 live music theaters in Branson, Missouri.
Crawling through the woods, donning waders in swamps and searching out what’s good is what keeps Loren excited. While he has traveled to 50 states and 18 countries, Loren loves to seek out the beauty that surrounds him locally.
Loren can be found displaying his work at art shows year round from Florida to Vermont. He teaches workshops locally and at great destinations around the world including Iceland, Chile, France, Italy and Guatemala.
Loren started working in newspapers in 1978 as a staff photographer and worked for seven newspapers in Indiana, Ohio and New Jersey, plus USA Today as a photographer, photo editor and graphics editor. He was Managing Editor/Digital for two N.J. Gannett newspapers, the Home News Tribune and Courier News and oversaw the combined website.
In 1995 Loren created Elf Multimedia, which produces photography, video, audio and interactive projects. He is a