Ambassadors

Scott Robert Lim, Champion of Light
Internationally acclaimed master photographer, Scott Robert Lim, was awarded the prestigious 2009 Kodak Award. He also has earned his Photographic Craftsman degree from PPA, the world’s largest professional photography organization and is considered a leader in education. To his credit,...
Yuliya Panchenko
Yuliya Panchenko was born and raised in Baku, Azerbaijan. She moved to the United States in 2010 to continue her education, career and interest in photography. In 2010, Yuliya began her career in photography as a hobby while pursuing her...
Leon Johnson
Leon Johnson is an award winning portrait and fine art photographer based in San Antonio, Texas. He specializes in painterly portraits inspired by paintings of the Neoclassical and Impressionist periods of art, fantasy literature, and vintage BNW Portraits. His love...
Mark Behrens | Panoptic Chopsticks
Mark Behrens, the other Chopstick Guy has been shooting high-quality photographs for over twenty years. Always interested in teaching others the art of great photography, he began conducting workshops emphasizing the various aspects of photography. These workshops have now been...
Steve Batz | Panoptic Chopsticks
Steve Batz, the other Chopstick Guy, is an accomplished and published photographer with 30 years behind the lens. His images have been found in many of the top music magazines, album covers, newspapers and online throughout the web. Steve’s ability...
Jason Vinson
Jason Vinson is one half of a husband and wife team. Based in Northwest Arkansas, Vinson Images is known primarily for their wedding and documentary photography. Ranked as one of the top 100 wedding photographers in the world, they are drawn to real moments...
Matthew Jordan Smith, Champion of Light
Matthew Jordan Smith is an American photographer based in Tokyo, Japan and working between Tokyo, New York City and Los Angeles. He has photographed some of the worlds most famous celebrities including Oprah Winfrey, Queen Latifah, Angela Bassett, Tyra Banks...
Cliff Mautner, Champion of Light
Award-winning wedding photographer and Nikon ambassador Cliff Mautner has been applauded for his timeless style.
Bruce Dorn, Champion of Light
Bruce Dorn has been a top tier photographer, filmmaker, and educator for over forty years. After beginning his career in New York City as a fashion, editorial, and advertising photographer, Bruce relocated to Hollywood where he had immediate success as...
Mark Edward Harris, Champion of Light
Mark Edward Harris’ assignments have taken him to more than 100 countries on six continents. His editorial work has appeared in publications such as Vanity Fair and The New York Times to Conde Nast Traveler and The London Sunday Times Travel Magazine as well as all the major photography and in-flight magazines. He is the recipient of numerous accolades including a CLIO, ACE, Aurora Gold, and IPA awards.
Michelle Valberg, Champion of Light
Michelle is a Nikon Ambassador and Canadian wildlife and portrait photographer who has been telling stories with her camera for more than 30 years. She has traveled to all continents in search of adventure and photographic opportunities. She is particularly...
Alejandro Gutierrez
Alejandro Gutierrez is a Mexican photographer with 11 years experience and more than 300 weddings in 7 different countries. His work is published in various magazines and newspapers: Rangerfinder, Los Angeles Times, Grupo Reforma, etc. He is a member of the board...
John El Khoury
  I strive to be a professional underwater photographer and filmmaker. My passion for undersea photography took me worldwide on a journey of exploration within the subaquatic world. My goal is to bring awareness and appreciation for the amazing underwater...
Kiati Plooksawasdi
Kiati Plooksawasdi is an Award-Winning Boudoir, Portrait, and Dance Photographer based in Ellicott City, MD, and the owner of Kiati Plooks Photography and Studio KP. Kiati has over 12 years of experience in the photography industry and enjoys teaching and...
Henry Batdeleg
Henry K. Batdeleg is a Mongolian American Internationally published photographer specializing in fine art and boudoir photography. He first gained experience in motion video before eventually making the switch to photography since his early days in the darkroom. His career...
Alexey Vermeulen
Alexey Vermeulen grew up in Ann Arbor, Michigan playing ice hockey and running cross country.  He started his bike racing career on the road with aspirations of making it to the World Tour. After racing for the BMC development team and...
Jason Rivera
Jason Rivera is a Southern California native who started photography documenting cycling culture at age 19. During his mid twenties he left the united states and traveled many parts of the globe to focus on a photo book project named...
Alison Bounce
Alison Bounce is a professional photographer, in love with her planet and recently exiled in the Mediterranean area! She discovered photography in 2011 and made it her profession three years later. She quickly became specialist of underwater photography. True fact : Water has scared her for a long...
Paul Nicklen
Canadian photographer, filmmaker, and marine biologist who has documented the beauty and the plight of our planet for over twenty years. As an assignment photographer for National Geographic magazine, Paul Nicklen captures the imagination of a global audience.
Alan Weissman, Champion of Light
Alan Weissman has established himself as one of Los Angeles' foremost photographers. He has been a working professional photographer for over 28 years. Alan and his photography have been featured on CNN, ABC News, The E! Channel, The FX Channel,...
Marcelo Ogata
Marcelo Johan Ogata aka bugDreamer is an award-winning filmmaker based on Vancouver Island, Canada. Nature photography has inspired him to travel the globe for the past 17 years and for the last decade most of his journey has been underwater....