Monday, July 27, 2015
1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Dewitt Jones is one of America's top professional photographers with a career stretching over 20 years. As a motion picture director, he had two films nominated for Academy Awards (“Climb,” for Best Live
Action Short Film, and “John Muir's High Sierra,” for Best Short Subject Documentary) before he was 30.
Twenty years as a freelance photographer for National Geographic earned him a reputation as a world-class photojournalist.
Turning to advertising, Jones rose to the forefront of corporate creative marketing, photographing national advertising campaigns for Dewar's Scotch, Canon and United Airlines.
He has published nine books, including “California!”, “Visions of Wilderness,” “What The Road Passes By,” “Robert Frost: A Tribute to the Source,” “Canyon Country” and “John Muir’s High Sierra.” His most recent book, “The Nature of Leadership,” was created in collaboration with Stephen R. Covey (“The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People”). His column, Basic Jones, appears monthly in Outdoor Photographer magazine.
Jones is a cum laude graduate of Dartmouth College with a bachelor’s degree in drama, and he holds a master’s degree in film making from UCLA.
Dewitt Jones is recognized as a world class lecturer. His knowledge of the creative process, his relaxed and genuine style and his ability to communicate make his presentations truly outstanding.