ISAP XII 2013 Recap


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ISAP-XII •  May 16, 17 and 18 2013 in Seattle, WA.

The symposium included two days of educational presentations, ISAP member slide show, portfolio reviews, lunch each day, a closing banquet Saturday evening.

ISAP XII speakers 

Matt Kloskowski — Matt is the full-time education director for Kelby Media Group and a Tampa-based photographer. He’s the editor of Lightroom Magazine; author of several best-selling Photoshop books; and teaches Photoshop, Lightroom, and photography seminars around the world (

Mark Kettenhofen — Mark is an award-wining photographer with 30 years of experience who recently celebrated his 10th year as a technical representative with Nikon Professional Services. He has covered NASA shuttle launches, expeditions to the Mount Everest base camp, and trips down the Colorado River, as well as Presidential inaugurations, World Cup soccer, hurricanes, and six Olympic Games. No stranger to aviation photography, he co-authored (with Nikon rep and fellow ISAP member Bill Fortney) the book “America from 500 Feet II.” A key instructor for the Nikon School of HDSLR Video, he will share his knowledge of creating video with your DSLR.

Nir Ben Yosef — Nir specializes in aviation and air-to-air photography and production, mostly with the Israeli Air Force. His work has been published in numerous international publications (

Jay Tolbert — Jay learned to fly in 1969 while attending college, maintained SR-71s with the USAF, and built 767s for Boeing. He has served as photographer and graphic designer for the Arlington Fly-In since 1988. This passionate photographer will share his experience in managing photography for the Arlington Fly-In with emphasis on working with volunteer photographers, event organizers, and performers.

Roger Tonry — Roger is a director and cinematographer who has worked for 30 years in the film and advertising industries on commercials, feature films, and music videos. A general aviation pilot since high school, he combines his film and aviation expertise by shooting numerous civilian and military aircraft for TV and motion pictures with Clay Lacy on the Astrovision system and Wolf Air’s Vectorvision. He has worked as aerial consultant on the upcoming Disney movie “Planes,” flies for the formation skywriting team Skytypers, and owns a production and post-production company specializing in 3D video. His knowledge of aviation, design, and film have given him a unique perspective on the subject of aerial photography (

Bonnie Kratz — Our ISAP board member and treasurer has more than 15 years of photography experience. She was a staff photographer for eight years with the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), has won numerous awards, and has had her work published in prestigious aviation magazines. Bonnie will share her experience of getting back into aviation photography (

Andy Wolfe — Andy is a professional aerial photographer working in flight test for Lockheed Martin Aeronautics. He leads the multimedia team that provides support for the F-35 Integrated Test Force at NAS Patuxent River, Md. He will discuss the differences between working at the USAF and USN flight test centers, the many aspects of providing multimedia support to flight test, and the advances in multimedia technology and how it has been used in flight test.

Jim Sugar — Jim was a contract photographer for 22 years with National Geographic, and is a successful photographer, videographer, and filmmaker. He holds a commercial pilot license with instrument, multiengine, and seaplane ratings. He will share his knowledge with us in a lighting workshop to update us on how to use Nikon and/or Canon flashes to get better photos (

Bruce Dorn — (from Bruce’s early career with the camera took him around the globe shooting photo-journalistic and editorial assignments for United Press International, People, Conde Nast Publishing, Money, and Business Week magazines. Subsequent work in the advertising industry collected Bruce all the major industry awards. In the motion picture industry, Dorn is known for his expertise in state-of-the-art visual effects and beautiful cinematography. An active member of the Directors Guild of America since 1984, Bruce has earned Gold from the Mobius Awards, the New York Film and Video Festivals, the Clio Awards and a Bronze Lion from the Cannes Commercial Film Festival. As a digital mixed-media artist, Bruce has been a recipient of the Kodak Professional Innovators Award and Corel Corporation has awarded him with the rank of Painter® Master. Bruce’s photographic explorations of the New West were rewarded with an Artist in Residence exhibition during the Ansel Adams Retrospective at The Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art. In Ballistic Publishing’s book, ‘Painter: World’s Best Painter Art’, Bruce’s neo-classical ballet imagery earned the Gold for Best Portrait. Bruce is available for commissions, workshops, and tutorials through his website,

Cmdr. Robert J. Proano — Cmdr. Proano earned a prestigious Air Medal (with Gold Star for the second award) for heroic achievement in aerial flight as the radar intercept officer of an F-14D fighter in the U.S. Navy.


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