Scott Bourne is a retired professional photographer and digital media pioneer who has been involved in photography for more than four decades. His internationally recognized photography has appeared in more than 200 books, magazines, newspapers, television shows, fine art galleries and websites. He’s the author of nine photography books including some of his most recent such as “GoingPro,” co-written by Skip Cohen, Random House; “The Basic Beginner's Guide to Photography, Light & Exposure,” as well as “Secrets of HDR,” both co-written with Richard Harrington and “72 Essays on Photography.”
 
Scott is also the founder of Photofocus.com. Photofocus is one of the oldest Web-based properties publishing educational information for photographers.
 
 
Resource Magazine named Photofocus #1 on its list “18 Great Photography Blogs You Should Be Reading” — http://bit.ly/pfres 
 
The Huffington Post named Photofocus founder Scott Bourne one of the most influential photographers on the Web — http://huff.to/1sxQdhK
 
Scott’s led workshops and seminars, taught for or spoken at conferences or events sponsored by Palm Beach Photographic Center, Cooperative Communicators of America, The National Association of Photoshop Professionals, CreativeLive.com, Lynda.com, the National Association of Broadcasters, North American Music Merchants, MacWorld, Washington Professional Photographers Association, WPPI, PartnerCon, The Professional Photographers of America, Seattle Art Center, Marketing Essentials International, The Consumer Electronics Show and Olympic Mountain School of Photography.
 
Scott was one of the first photographers ever to receive the designation Apple Certified Professional Trainer (T3) for Apple’s Aperture. He’s also previously held the designation Certified Adobe Photoshop Instructor. He was one of the first photographers to receive the Professional Photographers of America’s Certified Professional Photographer designation and also holds the Master Photographer designation awarded by the Washington Professional Photographers Association.
 
Scott’s business acumen and marketing skills have landed him on the boards of directors or advisors for dozens of media companies and Internet startups, as well as several large photographic-related businesses. Scott is also past Dean of Marketing at Skip Cohen University.