About Kerry

Kerry Drager is a pro photographer and author based in the California coastal town of Cambria. He enjoys sharing his enthusiasm forKerry_Drager_Arcanum_Master photography through teaching and writing.

Known for his friendly and engaging teaching style, he has extensive experience in online education, in-person classes and seminars, and field workshops. See his current schedule here…

He is the co-author of two recent books – The BetterPhoto Guide to Creative Digital Photography and The BetterPhoto Guide to Photographing Light – and the author/photographer of Scenic Photography 101, all published by Amphoto/Random House.

In addition, he is the co-author of three other titles: the photo-essay book The Golden Dream: California from Gold Rush to Statehood, the coffee-table book California Desert, and the photo book Portrait of California. His work has also appeared in national magazines, Hallmark cards, Sierra Club calendars, an American Express advertising campaign, and in the books BetterPhoto Basics and Daybreak 2000.

Kerry has been profiled in Outdoor Photographer magazine, as well as in the book The Photographer’s Market Guide to Building Your Photography Business. And his website was spotlighted by Shutterbug magazine.

Locally, he is a member of the Allied Arts Association of Cambria, the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, Central Coast Photographic Society, ARTS Obispo and San Luis Obispo Camera Club. He also exhibits through the Cambria Center for the Arts and the  SLO Museum of Art’s “Art About Town” program. And on his Facebook page, he regularly posts coastal images, complete with shooting insights, tips and techniques.

Visit Kerry’s website at www.kerrydrager.com

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