Scott Bourne is a digital media pioneer and has been involved in photography for more than three decades. His award-winning photography has appeared in more than 200 books, magazines, newspapers, television shows, fine art galleries and websites. He’s the author of five photography books including his most recent, GoingPro, co-written by Skip Cohen, which is expected to be released by Random House in the spring of 2011.
Scott’s led workshops and seminars, taught for or spoken at conferences or events sponsored by Palm Beach Photographic Center, Cooperative Communicators of America, The National Association of Photoshop Professionals, CreativeLive.com, Lynda.com, the National Association of Broadcasters. North American Music Merchants, MacWorld, Washington Professional Photographers Association, WPPI, PartnerCon, The Professional Photographers of America, Seattle Art Center, Marketing Essentials International, The Consumer Electronics Show and Olympic Mountain School of Photography.
Scott holds the designation Apple Certified Professional Trainer (T3) for Apple’s Aperture. He’s also previously held the designation Certified Adobe Photoshop Instructor. He was one of the first photographers to receive the Professional Photographers of America’s Certified Professional Photographer designation and also holds the Master Photographer designation awarded by the Washington Professional Photographers Association.
Scott’s business acumen and marketing skills have landed him on the boards of directors or advisors for dozens of media companies and Internet startups, as well as several large photographic-related businesses. Scott is also the co-founder of the Professional Wedding & Studio Photographers International and GoingPro, with Skip Cohen.
To see Scott’s work visit: www.scottbourne.smugmug.com
In this episode of reDefine we joined photographer, and controversial media personality, Scott Bourne, in his Las Vegas studio. We discuss why Scott loves photographing birds, specifically, and why good media should cause viewers to react. Positively, or negatively, they should react. And, listen in as he shares some no-nonsense advice for anyone looking to excel in the creative arts.