I became a full time photographer when I graduated from Rochester Institute of
Technology (RIT) in 1985. In 1988, I opened my own studio - shooting advertising,
marketing, and editorial projects. For eight years from 1997 -2005, I took a leave
from the freelance world and worked as a full time staff photographer for Kodak. My
projects at Kodak varied from exciting fashion shoots & elaborate studio sets to
portraits of personalities such as Senator Bill Bradley, world renowned glass artist Dale
Chihuly and baseball great Stan "The Man" Musial, amongst many others.
A select list of current clients include Kodak, Xerox, Bausch & Lomb, Bank of America,
University of Rochester, Family Circle, ESPN Magazine and numerous advertising
agencies and design firms.
My work has been featured in two "How to" books: Digital Fashion Photography and
me. Most recently my art imagery is being exhibited in the Memorial Art Gallery Finger
Lakes Exhibition. The areas most prestigious juried art show.
Not only do I work as a photographer, I also teach photography at RIT as an adjunct
faculty member. In addition to shooting portraits, I continue to shoot weddings and
for advertising & commercial clients. Photography is my passion and a my full time
profession, not a weekend side business.
To see my advertising / commercial work visit: www.alanfarkas.com.
To see my portriats visit: www.rochesterportrait.com