Kelly Schneider: Fine Art Photography
From Kelly's website:
PPA Photographic Craftsmen, Certified Professional Photographer
Kelly was born and raised in Coronado, California, and eventually moved to Gresham, Oregon, where he lived until he joined the US Navy in 1980. During his 29-year Navy career, Kelly traveled to 137 countries. While doing so, he developed a passio“capturing” the world around him through photography.
In 2010, Kelly expanded into professional photography, photographing weddings and growing and refining his skills in creating “salient” portraits.
While starting his family photography business, Kelly was also busy working as a Department of Defense civilian. He worked on manpower and training issues for various programs, including the Nuclear Carrier CVN78 FORD Class. Over time, he became passionate about teaching others and earned a Master’s Training Specialist from the US Navy, as well as a master’s degree in Human System Integration from the Navy Post Graduate School in Monterey, California.
Kelly continues to hone his photography skills. He strongly believes in constant learning and attends two to three developmental workshops/events each year.
He is currently writing his first book, “The Salient Portrait—The Science Behind It and How to Achieve It.” The information he shares in the book is the core of all the workshops and training events he offers.
Kelly was named Portrait Photographer of the Year in 2017 by Maryland Professional Photographers Association and again in 2018 in the state of Maryland. He is also a recipient of the 2018 FujiFilm Masterpiece Award and FujiFim Wedding Photographer of the Year.n for