About the Guest
Tamara Lackey is a renowned professional photographer, speaker, author and program host. Her authentic lifestyle photography, from children’s portraits to celebrity portraits, is praised within her industry and published internationally. One of only twenty selected, Tamara is a Nikon USA Ambassador, speaking on behalf of Nikon at conventions and programs, and she was most recently the subject of a five-part web series they produced about photographing portraits, entitled Nikon Behind The Scenes.
The recipient of the 2014 WPPI Adorama Inspire Award, awarded to artists who inspire not just through their creative work but their life, Tamara speaks at quite a range of workshops, seminars and conventions, from delivering presentations on the Google stage to delivering private workshops around the globe. She speaks primarily about photography, business, mindset, and the convergence of work, life and balance.
Tamara is sponsored by some of the top names in the photographic industry, including Nikon USA, Adorama, Nations Photo Lab, and Animoto. For the last eleven years, Tamara has run a busy, associate-based studio focused on portrait, commercial and editorial work. She and her husband, three children, and three dogs all live together in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.