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Chris Orwig

Chris Orwig is a Sony Artisan of Imagery, best-selling author, celebrated portrait photographer, and teacher who blends a down-to-earth approach with technical expertise.

Having authored seven books and more than 5,000 hours of online tutorials, Chris knows his stuff. But more importantly, he knows what matters most. After having experienced a near death experience while rock climbing at an early age, Chris realized that life is a gift, and that the camera is the perfect tool for savoring and celebrating the time that we have.

He has worked with brands like Google, Patagonia, SpaceX, Nature Conservancy, Ghirardelli Chocolate, and more. Whether capturing photographs, teaching, or writing books, Chris strives to inspire others to become more creative and lead more meaningful lives.