Jonathan Starling is an award winning, international photographer and educator. He has been a professional photographer for over 30 years and continues to this day. He has earned the Photographic Craftsman Degree and the Certified Professional Photographer degree from the Professional Photographers of America. He was born and raised in Fayetteville, North Carolina.
Starling’s genres range from fine art, portraiture, abstraction and commercial photography. He is always striving to improve his technique and apply his knowledge of art to his photographic images. Starling has often been quoted as saying “I am a constant student of light, and I will forever be captured by the mysteries of light and it’s effect both physically and artistically on the viewer and photographer.”.
Jonathan was an early adaptor of digital capture, being among some of the first portrait studios to convert from film to digital photography in 1998. Technology is always one of his interest as he has moved from various formats of photography and image processing technology.
Starling earned his Craftsman Degree by teaching professional photographers courses on digital photography in NC and TN. He was a former instructor at Fayetteville Technical Community College, in Fayetteville, NC where he taught basic and intermediate photography, Lightroom and Photoshop. Starling also conducts various private photographic workshops on various topics including fine art photography, glamour photography, image processing.
In 2009 Jonathan received his Italian citizenship and he currently has dual citizenship in both the United States and Italy. Jonathan spent almost a year living and working in Italy, and he continues to visit looking for beautiful places and experiences he can share with his friends and students. Starling leads photographic workshops to beautiful places he has found along his journeys and loves to share Italian culture with other photographers.
The presentation will begin at 7 p.m. Visitors are welcome.
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