This workshop became a catalyst for a group of us to go in together and buy a lighting setup to share and use for our businesses. Knowing how to capture our own high-quality product photography is saving us thousands of dollars.
Stephanie Powell is Adjunct Associate Professor in the Photography Department and Pratt Institute and has over twenty years experience as a photographer, artist and educator. Her clients range from creative agencies to individual architecture, fashion and food and beverage brands. Stephanie is also an internationally exhibiting artist who has recently been featured in Flaunt magazine and I Heart Photography. She has an M.F.A. in Photography from the Art Institute of Chicago and a B.F.A in Studio Art from the University of Oregon.
Teaches: Photography Skills Workshop Series, Photography for Manufacturers
Pinar is Managing Partner of Eray / Carbajo, an architecture and design studio based in New York and Istanbul where she oversees business operations and product development processes. Previously, Pinar worked at New York Grant Company as a Senior Consultant, specializing in economic incentives and grants for real estate development, job creation and technology innovation. In 2013, she co-founded NYFU.com, an e-commerce site for functional furniture, which in 2015, merged with Lazzoni, a global furniture manufacturer and retailer. She has a BSc in Industrial Engineering from Bilkent University and MSc in Finance from Southern Illinois University.
Teaches: Marketing Collaborations Workshop
Christopher M. Shrum, PhD, MPA is Assistant Professor and coordinator of Pratt Institute’s Arts and Cultural Management program, as well as an independent consultant working in the arts, community economic development, tourism, and organization change. For more 20 years Dr. Shrum has assisted over 200 nonprofit organizations, community groups, local governments, and private business realize a strong economic, social and cultural future by fostering civic engagement, leading program development, and advancing community based initiatives.