Nashville-based photographer David McClister grew up in the South and began his career as a filmmaker and music video director. At the urging of his wife, he picked up a still camera and began photographing several local bands and musicians that he admired.
McClister fell in love with the medium and eventually photographed Ryan Adams’ album “Heartbreaker.” Fourteen years later, he has worked with many major record labels and his photographs have appeared in Rolling Stone, GQ, Esquire, Garden & Gun, The Wall Street Journal, TIME and Billboard.
From her early days as a fashion photographer in London, to her work shooting celebrity portraits, to the creation of the online Dish Magazine, Raeanne Rubenstein has worked with some of the biggest names in movies, music and pop culture.
Jeff Lipsky compares and contrasts his approach on photographing country artists in Nashville and celebrities in Los Angeles, sharing his personal anecdotes on interacting with notable personalities such as Keith Urban, Blake Shelton and Carrie Underwood.
Lawson Little came to Nashville, Tenessee in 1997 from New York City where he taught fine arts photography classes at the Cooper Union School of Art and was the management photographer for the Jacob Javitz Convention Center.
Raeanne Rubenstein shares what it takes to capture unique images of country’s honkytonk heroes, revealing some of the hilarious, unforgettable and totally true experiences she’s had with the stars of country music.
Amelia Davis presents a slide presentation of Jim Marshall’s extraordinary life’s work that documented music icons and national culture, from the 1950’s North Beach jazz scene in San Francisco through the turmoil of the 60’s and the rock and roll explosio