Lewis Kemper

Lewis Kemper
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Lewis Kemper has been photographing the natural beauty of North America and on his international travel to over 10 countries including, China, Tibet, India, and Iceland to name a few. Lewis teaches photography for many organizations including Palm Beach Photographic Center, Santa Fe Workshops, Light Photographic Workshops, and Aspen. He served as one of Canon’s Explorers of Light for 10 years. From 1978 until 1980, he worked at The Ansel Adams Gallery. Working at the gallery gave him the opportunity to meet, observe and learn from some of the greatest photographers of our time.

Lewis’s goal is to help each individual photographer in the areas they feel they need the most help.  Whether it be with camera functions, understanding exposure, creative seeing and composition; experimenting with new techniques, to post processing, he will tailor his instruction to fit your needs. Every individual will receive the attention they desire. He will be there to assist you in the field, to make sure you are in the best location at the best time, and to make sure you come home with the best images possible from our journey. Some tours have more “down time” than others and we will use that time for tips, lessons and critiques when possible.

Kemper’s photographs are in many private collections as well as in the permanent collection of the Baltimore Museum of Art, Kaiser Permanente, and UCD Medial Center. His work has been shown nationally in galleries and museums.

His work has been published in many books, magazines and calendars. To name just a few: The Sierra Club, The National Geographic Society, The Nature Conservancy, Sierra, Environmental Protection Magazine, National Wildlife, National Geographic Traveler, American Photographer, View Camera, Digital Photo, Camera Arts, Shutterbug, PC Photo, and Outdoor Photographer where he is a contributing editor.

I have been on several trips with Lewis and can highly recommend him for his skill as a photographer and also as I teacher. My wife Kate and I have been to Alaska, Lake Clark, with him. We are going again this July. The photographic opportunities he provides are top notch. He's a great instructor in the field. He's also a very approachable, nice guy!


Bob Z. Toronto Canada

I have travelled with Lewis Kemper on three (3) photographic excursions-Bears in Alaska, Montana animals, and Tigers in India. All of these trips were extremely well organized, informative and much enjoyed. I encountered repeat client's on one of my trips. Lewis will provide you, whether a beginning photographer or an experienced enthusiast, with new photo techniques. The answer to the pinnacle question---yes I will recommend Lewis's excursions and yes I will, in the future, have another adventure with Lewis.


Allen G. British Columbia
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