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Educator Chris Orwig on the Value of Photo Education and the Importance of the Print

Chris Orwig is a photographer with the heart of an educator.  His favorite thing is being able to teach and learn from his students at Brooks Institute.  “I will always be a student,” Chris says.  He values his students who push him in his own Chris Orwig, Brooks Institute, X-Rite, ILFORDphotography.  He’s always learning and growing and pushing his students to do do the same. He loves talking about Brooks and talking about his students.  Chris says that photo school gives photographers “a space to make a mistake without losing your job… You can take risks but if you take these risks  with a commercial client you’re not getting another [chance]. Everyone knows that the photo community is pretty small.” Chris took time out to talk with us recently.  Take a listen to the short audio clip (more…)

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