BHSU to host Canon Explorer of Light lecture

Author: BHSU Communications/Tuesday, September 1, 2015/Categories: 2015





   

   

   

       

           

       

       

           Black Hills State University will host Canon Explorer of Light Jen Wu on Thursday, Sept. 24 in Clare and Josef Meier Hall on the BHSU campus. Wu is an internationally known landscape photographer, specializing in images of the stars and night sky, such as the one pictured. The BHSU photography department will hold an open house in conjunction with the lecture.  

       

   





Black Hills State University will host internationally known photographer and Canon Explorer of Light Jennifer Wu for a special lecture Thursday, Sept. 24 at 7 p.m., Clare and Josef Meier Recital Hall on the BHSU campus.



The lecture is free and open to the public. The Canon Explorer of Light is a group of dozens of the most influential photographers and videographers in the world. BHSU hosts a Canon Explorer of Light speaker each year.



The BHSU photography program will hold an open house in conjunction with Canon Explorer of Light lecture. The public is invited to tour the photography facilities at BHSU and view student work. Images will be on display in Jonas Hall, Pangburn Hall and Meier Hall.



Hosting Wu as this year&rsquos featured Canon Explorer of Light is an exceptional opportunity, said Steve Babbitt, professor of mass communication at BHSU.



In January 2009 Canon U.S.A. selected Jennifer to be one of the world&rsquos 36 best photographers for the Explorer of Light program, an elite group of internationally recognized photographers. Wu is an internationally known landscape photographer, specializing in creating stunning images of the night sky and stars. She has more than 28 years of photography experience 10 of those years were dedicated to traditional black and white photography. Wu has lectured on photography and exhibited her images worldwide.



Wu&rsquos photographs have been published in numerous magazines, books and newspapers, including Fortune, Popular Photography, PDN, Shutterbug, Bloomberg, BusinessWeek and Time.



Wu shares her passion and teaching techniques for shooting nature photography through seminars and workshops for the California State University of Sacramento, Canon U.S.A., Light Photographic Workshops, aFilm International Film Workshops in Spain and other photographic groups nationwide. She has led workshops in Yosemite, Death Valley, Alaska, Hawaii and internationally in Iceland, Tanzania, Namibia and more. Wu is the co-author and photographer of the book, "Photography Night Sky: A Field Guide to Shooting After Dark."



For more information regarding the lecture and open house, contact the BHSU photography department at 642-6769.

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