Chris Orwig

Chris Orwig is a celebrated photographer, author and teacher who brings creativity and passion to all that he does.

Chris strives to captures photographs that are authentic, vibrant and full of life. He agrees with Marc Riboud’s observation that, “Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.” Chris subscribes to W.B. Yeats’ idea that, “Education isn’t about filing a pail, but igniting a fire.” As a photographer. His expertise has enabled his to speak at conferences around the globe.

Chris has authored five best-selling books that have been translated into over a dozen languages. His most recent projects include:

The best-selling Visual Poetry: A Creative Guide for Making Engaging Digital Photographs (New Riders/Voices That Matter) and People Pictures: 30 Exercises for Creating Authentic Photographs (Peachpit Press).