Ken Sklute has been honored as one of Canon's Explorers of Light, a designation shared by only 53 top photographers worldwide. Ken has enjoyed a diverse career photographing people, professional sports, architecture, weddings and landscapes. Ken spends much of his time photographing, teaching and lecturing both Nationally and Internationally. Ken is often leading workshops in Hawaii, Alaska, and most of the United States. Ken Sklute began his photographic career capturing 200 mph race cars in New York at an early age. He soon moved into the wedding and portrait industry where he was quickly recognized as a trend setter, receiving many accolades throughout the industry. He chose to relocate to Phoenix, Arizona in 1996 in order to be out photographing the beautiful desert Southwest landscape. Ken has concentrated on capturing nighttime images of the Aurora Borealis, the Milky Way, Monsoon lightning storms, Tornados and many very difficult to capture subjects. During Ken’s 44 year professional photography career he has accomplished the title of “Photographer of the Year” in 32 out of 41 years in the states of New York, Arizona and California. In addition, Ken has been awarded 14 Kodak Gallery Awards, the Kodak Gallery Elite award, WPPI Grand Award for Weddings and 15 Fuji Masterpiece awards, amongst many other honors. Ken is proud to be or have been a Canon Explorer of Light, a Kodak Mentor, an Epson Mentor, an Adobe Influencer, a Delkin ImageMaker, a Datacolor Expert and an FStop Gear Team Pro. Some of Ken’s clients have been the National Hot Rod Association, U.S. Army, Time, Inc., Sports Illustrated, Oakley, Associated Press, National Dragster, Epson, Kodak, Newsday, as well as most of the photographic industry trade magazines.
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“There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer.”– Ansel Adams