Aug. Speaker | Jackson Koontz Jul31

Aug. Speaker | Jackson Koontz...

“DIGITAL KILLED THE PHOTOGRAPHER” A generational study   The digital war is over but who exactly won? We are facing a whole new world where we are continually challenged with an ever changing market, new ideas and beliefs, and we now even live in a cloud… but how is that any different than before? Well, it happened 15 minutes ago and was so yesterday.   This program is a light but serious discussion on how to understand the challenges the digital world has brought us and coming face to face with today’s consumer. We will look at the clash of the culture of yesterday and today, the accessibility and connectivity of the digital world and how this affects the photographic world. Understanding your market can assist you in dealing with the market.   JACKSON’S BIO Jackson is owner of Action Jackson Productions, serving his clients with photography, video, and sound work. Born and raised in Ocala, Florida, Jackson graduated from Covenant College with a BA in Psychology, Sociology, and Youth Ministry and a BA in Biblical Studies, then continued his studies at reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando, FL focusing on youth and education. From this background, Jackson has always been interested and continued his study into today’s culture and generational studies.   Jackson is married with 5 children, believes that just because he is paranoid doesn’t mean there is not someone out there trying to kill him, an Eagle Scout and Assistant Cub Master, loves Parliamentary procedure, an avid Star Trek fan (properly pronounced “Trekker”), plays Sudoku, and has a general problem with colors being in the wrong place.   Jackson is currently President of the Florida Professional Photographers, having earned the Florida Service Award and Florida Education Degree, The Jim Abrisch Service Award,...

Southern Exposure | July Jul21

Southern Exposure | July...

The new issue of Southern Exposure is out and includes the SEPPA Showcase! This is a “must-see”...

Meeting Pics July 2015 Jul15

Meeting Pics July 2015...

Another great meeting with guest speaker Andi Diamond! [Show...

Robert Frank – NY Times Jul04

Robert Frank – NY Times...

Here’s a recent article in the New York Times about Robert Frank. His collection, “The Americans” is considered a masterpiece of photography. Not only is the story interesting but Katy Gannan’s work as photographer on the story is wonderful.. Robert Frank – New York Times Photo Credit: Katy Grannan for The New York...