Glynn Lavender, owner of Creative Photo Workshops is well known both in Australia and the USA for his 35+ year involvement in the photo industry.
Glynn is former President of the Digital Imaging Marketing Association and Territorial Vice President for the Photo Marketing Association.
Specializing in photography tours and with nearly a thousand Workshops under his belt Glynn’s experience shines through at every event and he willingly shares everything – there are no ‘trade secrets’.
Glynn’s ability to share his knowledge and empower Workshop and tour attendees to reach their goals is well known and many working professional photographers consider Glynn their mentor and part of the reason for their success.
Glynn leads international photography tours and training events to countries such as Bangladesh, India, Myanmar and Vietnam and photography workshops in Australia, New Zealand and the United States.
Glynn is a gifted public speaker who enjoys sharing his knowledge through dynamic, engaging presentations and has presented at conferences and events in Australia and the United States.
Photography Genre: Travel Portraiture
Hometown: Melbourne Australia
Resides: Melbourne Australia
Career Highlight #1: Multi page feature Travel Photography Magazine
Career Highlight #2: Multi Issue Series on Travel Portraiture – Better Photography Magazine
Career Highlight #3: President – Digital Imaging Marketing Association
BlackRapid product of choice: Cross Shot Breathe
Age you took your first photo? What camera did you use? 7 Kodak Brownie
When did you realize that you wanted to be a professional photographer? At age 15 when I started working in the industry in photo retail
Who inspires you: david Du Chemin
What camera do you use to capture most of your work? Canon 5D MkIV
If I could photograph anyone in the world, alive or deceased, it would be… Nicola Tesla
What do you do when not taking photos? Raise my two daughters aged 6 and 10
Favorite place on earth? India
One piece of advice for someone at the beginning stages of their photography career? Learn to run a business, it doesn’t matter how good your photography is if you can’t manage to run a profitable business.
How do you “Live The Moment”? I try not to have any preconcieved ideas about what photos I am going to take and therefore leave myself open to see what is actually there.