Eagan, MN (PRWEB) May 17, 2012
White House Custom Colour (WHCC), the premier professional photographic and press printer today announced it has added award-winning photographer Tony Corbell to their staff. In the newly-created position of Director of Education, Corbell will develop educational programs and events designed to aid professional photographers in improving their workflow, marketing their businesses and learning to get the most from their partnership with their lab. Corbell will work closely with a team of top photographers, utilizing the latest technologies for teaching and reaching out to the industry.
“Working to educate photographers is a critical part of our growth and success in the portrait and wedding markets. Bringing Tony in seems a natural fit for us as a company,” said Michael Hanline, President and CEO of WHCC. “Tony has had a highly visible career as a professional photographer for over thirty years, and will help in many ways with his experience.”
“I have loved teaching and helping photographers grow for many years and am truly looking forward to the opportunity to not only work closely with the WHCC team to bring forth this new direction, but to learn from them as well. Clearly, WHCC has led the way for many years and I am ready to be a part of this legacy,” Corbell said.
Corbell has educated photographers and business owners in more than 500 seminars and workshops worldwide. Highly respected by his peers, Corbell is the recipient of a number of awards and recognition, including:
- Membership in the Camera Craftsmen of America, a group consisting of only 40 photographers in the world
- The Lifetime Achievement Award from the Wedding and Portrait Photographers International
- Photographic Craftsman from the Professional Photographers of America
- Photographer of the Year in 2005 by the International Photographic Council
- American Society of Photography’s Honorary Education Award for his contributions to the industry
Before joining WHCC, Corbell worked as Sr. Manager of Education and Public Relations for Nik Software, Inc., a developer of photographic imaging software and technology. Previously, he owned Corbell Productions in San Diego, CA, a commercial photography business, and was Director of Corporate Communications for Hasselblad USA.
About White House Custom Colour
Based in Eagan, Minnesota, White House Custom Colour (WHCC) is a full service, professional photographic and press printer, offering complete lines of photographic prints on professional papers, finishing services and press printed greeting cards, products, books & albums. Founded in 1977, WHCC has grown to become a one-stop digital printing solutions provider for professional portrait and wedding photographers worldwide. WHCC operates satellite photographic and press printing facilities in Dallas, Texas and Fresno, California. For more information, visit http://www.whcc.com.