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"Why?" is all about the backstories behind the favorite images from some of the most respected artists in professional photography. But they're more than just respected artists, and Joe Buissink is a perfect example.
Joe is an artist, a writer, educator and a great friend to so many of us in the industry. His outlook on life couldn't be more Zen-like. In fact, listen to one of his programs, and there's an inner peace he presents as he talks about being an artist and a profession he dearly loves.
Although Joe and I had been friends for many years and his winning print competition images were all over the halls and walls of Rangefinder Magazine and WPPI, I didn't get to know him until we wrote a book together. That's when I really started to understand the depth of Joe's passion for the craft and technical expertise as we narrowed down thousands of stunning images to 150+ for our book, "Wedding Photography from the Heart."
From the heart, clearly describes Joe's style of photography, including the way he works with clients. As posted on Amazon: "His goal is not necessarily to take technically perfect photos, but to capture the right moments, transforming intimate, emotional memories into timeless images."
Check out more of Joe's work by visiting his website with a click on the image above. And, if you see Joe's name on the speaker platform at any upcoming convention, don't stop at just attending - make it a point to introduce yourself. You couldn't ask to have a better person in your network!
Check out "Why?" one of the most popular features on the SCU Blog. It's a very simple concept - one image, one artist and one short sound bite. Each artist shares what makes the image one of their most favorite. We're over 100 artists featured since the project started. Click on the link above and you can scroll through all of the episodes to date.