Photographer Darryll Schiff|
Darryll Schiff is an internationally known fine art and commercial photographer. Darryll has pursued a successful career in commercial photography, shooting assignments for Los Angeles Magazine, Rolling Stone, San Francisco Magazine, Women's Wear Daily, Stern, Geo, Beverly Hills Magazine, Capitol Records, Charles Jourdan, and Pepsi. Darryll's list of celebrity clients include Tea Leoni, Mark Harmon, Jason Patric, Holly Robinson Peete, Sela Ward, Pat Riley, Regina King, Chazz Palminteri, Jasmine Guy, and Robin Williams. Darryll works on a few select commercial assignments only, spending the majority of his time doing his fine art work, where he can focus on the purely artistic aspects of the images. His work appears in the collections of MOMA New York, the Art Institute of Chicago, George Eastman House, Norton Simon Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, and in many private collections.
Photographer Winston Hall
Winston Hall is a professional photographer, speaker / facilitator and business owner living in the Pacific Northwest where he pursues his passion of helping people express themselves creatively through his technical and non-technical photography workshops and coaching services. Winston's professional photography career started with a job as a special events photographer. Following graduation, Winston continued to photograph special events, conventions, and weddings. It was during this time that he discovered his second passion; training and development, when he was asked to train newly hired special events photographers. Learning from this experience, he started his own special events photography business in the mid 1980's and he hasn't stopped shooting and instructing since. Throughout his career, Winston has continued to combine his love of photography, training and business.
"We are proud and honored to have Darryll and Winston on board with the Academy," said Mike Hagen. "Their teaching skills, knowledge and enthusiasm are among the best and I can't wait for them to succeed in their new roles." The Nikonians Academy plans to continue their rapid growth by adding additional cities around the USA as well as increasing content to include topics such as Master Printing, Fine Art Photography, Travel Photography, and Digital Workflow. The Nikonians Academy is powered by Nikonians, the worldwide home for Nikon Photographers. With over 85,000 members and one million visitors per month, Nikonians is the largest community for Nikon Photographers.