About Raymond Klass
Raymond's images have been published in magazines, advertising, and books. He is the author and photographer of Mammoth Cave National Park: Reflections, now in its second printing. Raymond is currently a photography instructor with the New York Botanical Gardens, Natural Tapestries Photography Workshops, and the Adirondack Photography Institute. He is also the chair person for the North American Nature Photography Association's High School Scholarship Program.
Recipient of three prestigious artist-in-residence positions through the National Park Service, Raymond has made the diverse resources of our wild lands available to everyone. He is a popular speaker and has presented his images to thousands of people, been involved with 2 PBS documentaries, and been interviewed on National Public Radio. His images are represented by The Image Finders stock agency. www.theimagefinders.com
Publishing credits include The National Geographic Society, National Parks Conservation Association, NANPA, Nature's Best, Smithsonian, Inner Reflections Calendar, American Heritage, PBS, and Outdoor and Nature Photographer to name a few.
A graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology, Raymond incorporates the latest technology into his workflow, and works to help other professionals utilize these advancements. By explaining the newest technology in plain English, within the context of nature photography, Raymond's teaching breaks down the wall between your equipment and your art. Raymond feels that photography should be about the interaction with the subject and environment – not about frustrations over technology.
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