by Skip Cohen
It's Throwback Thursday, and while I know I shared this a long time ago, it now qualifies as a second-generation throwback! LOL
Here's the short backstory - it was the opening program at WPPI in 2008. Each artist above was a "young gun," setting the standard for some amazing creativity in imaging and business. While a few have disappeared from the active photography scene over the years, most of the group is still setting the standard for excellence in business, education, and art.
My favorite moment was Mike Larson doing his then state-of-the-art risk-taking moment...he'd put his Canon on the self-timer and toss it 12-15 feet in the air, capture an image and catch the camera on the way down. Hopefully, today he's using a drone! Back then, it was a bold and risky move but what a kick to watch.
So, how many artists do you recognize in the shot?
Wishing everybody a terrific Throwback Thursday and time to go off searching for memory-making moments that make you smile!
Note: Photo Credit - I'm pretty sure it was thanks to Kenny Kim
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.