Dan Lamont is an internationally recognized, award winning photojournalist and a long-time contributor to many publications including Time, Newsweek, Life, Businessweek, Forbes, Fortune, The new York Times, Smithsonian, GEO, Stern and Der Spiegel. His corporate, advertising and nonprofit clients include Microsoft, AT&T, Uniliver, Acccenture, The Ford Foundation, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Casey Family Programs, United Way and Volunteers of America. Dan is an expert in production and business analysis for independent content producers. He holds a Master of Communication in Digital Media and is a sought after speaker and teacher. His courses, lectures and workshops have been presented by The University of Washington, The Art Institute of Seattle, The Photographic Center Northwest, The American Society of Media Photographers, The National Press Photographers Association and the Society for Photographic Education. He sits on the University of Washington Communications Alumni Board and is a former Director of the AMerican Society of Media Photographers (ASMP), Past-president of the ASMP Foundation, and served on the board of the Blue Earth Alliance.
Michael A. Schwarz is a photographer/videographer and digital photography consultant based in Atlanta,Georgia. Over a 30-year career, Michael has completed more than 6,000 assignments for publications like USA Today, Fortune, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Sports Illustrated, Time, Newsweek, LIFE, National Geographic, The New York Times, National Geographic Traveler, U.S. News & World Report, Business Week and Forbes. His corporate clients have included The Home Depot, UPS and The Coca-Cola Company.
Michael is a 3-time Pulitzer Prize nominee, has received a number of awards from the Pictures of the Year competition and was a winner of the Dag Hammarskjold Award for Human Rights Advocacy Journalism. Once upon a time, LIFE Magazine named Michael one of the top 10 young photographers in the U.S.