||Bobbi Lane, a Loyal Profoto Enthusiast, and a Fujifilm “X” Photographer, is an award-winning commercial photographer specializing in creative portraits on location and in the studio. Lane's multi-faceted approach to photography incorporates over 40 years of technical experience with innovative artistic interpretation. Her corporate and editorial work includes corporate websites, annual reports and hundreds of environmental portraits for a wide variety of magazines. As a dedicated photo educator, she brings insight and enthusiasm to her students in workshops held worldwide. She is widely known as the “Mistress of Light”, teaching portrait lighting techniques with both natural and artificial light. Combining her love of travel, photography and teaching, Bobbi also leads international photo travel workshops with her husband Lee Varis, such as Venice Carnival and Iceland. Her dynamic workshops are always both education and entertaining!
||Curtis Willocks is a freelance photographer and educator. His images have been published in Time, US News and World Report, and Springer Foreign News Service. His photographs have appeared in books published through St. Martin's Press and West Publishing. Advertisements for the American Academy of Pediatrics, Lutheran Medical Center, and Forest City Ratner have also featured his work. Over the last two decades he found his true passion inspiring high school students to tell their stories through photography as an educator with the Children’s Aid Society, Teen Academy at ICP, the High School of Fashion Industries, Summer and Saturday Live at the Fashion Institute of Technology, Friends of Hudson River, and the NYC Department of Education. Curtis is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Fashion Institute of Technology.