Renowned photographer and BHSU alum returns to present his work and expertise

Author: BHSU Communications/Wednesday, January 31, 2018/Categories: Events, Alumni, College of Liberal Arts, Community, Events, 2018

Adventure sport and climbing photographer Jeremiah Watt will give a free public presentation at Black Hills State University Wednesday, Feb. 7 at 5 p.m. in Jonas Hall room 305.

Watt is an internationally known photographer who specializes in outdoor adventure photography and extreme outdoor sports photography. His client list includes Patagonia, Eddie Bauer, Outdoor Research, Rab Ibex, Yeti, and the Utah Department of Tourism. His breathtaking climbing imagery has graced the pages of prestigious climbing and outdoor publications such as Rock and Ice, Alpinist, and Flyfish Journal.

Watt is a 2005 BHSU photography program alum. In 2012, he earned a master of fine arts in photography from the University of Utah. Recent photographic projects have taken him to France, Spain, Costa Rica, Mexico, Argentina, and Belize. He is currently based in Salt Lake City, Utah. 

Watt is a lively and engaging speaker who enjoys sharing his tales of adventure with others. His matter-of-fact and direct approach to climbing, the outdoors, and photography is inspirational. There will be time following his presentation for questions and comments.

For more information regarding the presentation contact Jerry Rawlings, assistant professor of mass communication, at 642-6391.


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