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PhotoHub: Dive into the World of Fashion Photography and Lookbooks!

May 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

Join us for a captivating talk with photographer, Duane A. Lyken, that unveils the world of fashion photography and lookbooks. Explore the creative process behind these stunning visuals, from conceptualizing the theme to capturing the perfect shot. Learn how fashion photographers collaborate with stylists, models, and makeup artists to bring a designer’s vision to life. Discover the secrets to crafting a show-stopping lookbook that captivates audiences and ignites the desire for the latest trends.

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About the instructor: Duane A. Lyken

ASMP MEMBER Duane A. Lyken, the vibrant Guyanese-American lensman defining visual narratives in the heart of New York for the past 13 years. As a seasoned fashion editorial, travel and fine arts photographer, Duane’s captivating imagery has found its way onto the pages of prestigious publications such as Essence, Forbes, and InStyle magazines, to name a few.

Beyond the glitz of High Fashion and collaborations with titans like Nissan, Macy’s, and Pandora, Duane’s true calling lies in the intersection of art and activism. Throughout the year, he generously donates his photographic prowess to various non-profit organizations globally. As a dedicated photojournalist, Duane sheds light on their tireless efforts to champion diverse social causes in the Caribbean, Africa and Southeast Asia.

For Duane, photography isn’t just a profession; it’s a soul-stirring passion. His lens captures moments that tell powerful stories, leaving an indelible mark on viewers. Making a difference isn’t a task for him; it’s a purpose woven into every frame. Engage with Duane’s collections, and you’ll witness not just artistry, but a profound commitment to leaving the world a better place, one photograph at a time.

About our partners:

MPBtransforms the way that people buy, sell and trade photo and video gear. As the largest global platform for used photography and videography equipment, MPB is a destination for everyone, whether you’ve just discovered your passion for visual storytelling or you’re already a pro. Founded by Matt Barker in 2011, MPB has always been committed to making gear more accessible and affordable, and helping to visualize a more sustainable future. MPB recirculates more than 485,000 used products every year, extending the life and creative potential of photo and video equipment for creators around the world. Headquartered in the creative communities of Brooklyn, Brighton and Berlin, the MPB team includes trained camera experts and seasoned photographers and videographers who bring their passion to work every day to deliver outstanding service.

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