Photography has been Jeff Allen’s life-long passion. Whether on the sidelines capturing that winning moment, bringing forth a bride’s radiant smile on her special day, stalking wildlife in national parks or perched on a ledge to create a one-of-a-kind landscape, Jeff’s technical skills, in-depth knowledge and artistic vision have made him an in-demand photographer and photo-educator all over the country. Over the years, he has taught thousands of photographers – at all levels – how to create better images in workshops and seminars throughout the country. In addition, Jeff has also worked as a manufacturer’s rep and a retail sales consultant.
For over 15 years, Jeff has been a proud member of Tamron’s Technical Team. As a National Technical Representative, he travels the country extensively, helping people to make better images and choose equipment that’s right for them.
Donna Eaton spent eleven years as the staff photographer for a raptor rehabilitation and education center before venturing out on her own as a professional photographer. She is known for her artistic images and is constantly searching for the details, shapes, textures, and colors of her subjects to express her creativity.
Donna conducts many photography workshops and is a sought out featured speaker. She has been a leader for NANPA Regional Events and an instructor at John C. Campbell Folk School and the Bryan Peterson School of Photography. Her work has been featured in numerous publications and is represented by Fogstock and Getty Images.
Bob Coates is a successful ‘Lens Based Artist.’ Bob creates commercial and fine art photography images for business and collectors. A national photography speaker he has been sharing his photographic knowledge presenting programs, authoring books and magazine articles for the past 25 years.
Alex has been shooting landscape photography for several years and has recently decided to turn his passion into a career. As a YouTuber and staff writer for Fstoppers.com, he is well versed in understanding what it takes to break through in the modern era of photography. Alex’s love for nature started at a very young age with his involvement in Boy Scouts with his father, which he credits to this day for his love and inspiration for landscape photography. You can find Alex at alexarmitage.com
Tom’s devotion to land protection and conservation issues is evident in his body of work, focused primarily on Maine, South Carolina, Costa Rica, and—more recently—the Grand Canyon. Three of Tom’s 10 books won national book awards, and his photographs have graced the covers of Smithsonian, Audubon, Outdoor Photographer, Nature Conservancy, and Sierra. A Fellow of both the International League of Conservation Photographers and NANPA, and also a NANPA member since its founding, Tom leads photography trips rafting the Grand Canyon. He is a graduate of The Hotchkiss School, CT, and Harvard University.