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We all look at thousands of images each week, of which many we don't honestly notice. However, now and then there's an image that draws us in, but we never hear the backstory directly from the artist. I started "Why?" for two reasons: First, to introduce you to many of the most talented and respected artists in photography, and second, to learn the backstories behind some incredible images.
It's time for you to meet Lee Varis, although I suspect many of you have attended his workshops over the years. He's written several books, been published in most of the key photographic magazines and has been active at one time or another with just about every major imaging association. He has a phenomenal expertise as a result of 40+ years in photography and over 20 years in computer imaging.
Check out Lee's website by clicking on his image. You should also book mark his tutorials, and if he's teaching near you, run don't walk to get a seat. You'll find a calendar on his site with his upcoming schedule.
Lee's also a relatively new member of X-Rite's Coloratti Pro team, although his link isn't up on their site yet. Regardless, click on the logo below and meet some of the finest artists in the world, all connected by their respect and appreciation for color calibration, accurate viewing and printing, and of course, X-Rite Photo & Video.
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.