Ralph Clevenger

外景摄影和环境摄影

Ralph A. Clevenger Photography & Video

Ralph grew up on the coast of North Africa and began diving in the waters of the Mediterranean Sea at the age of 7 with his father.  He eventually went on to study zoology and worked as a diver/biologist for the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in San Diego before attending Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara.  He holds a BS degree in zoology and a BA degree in photography.

Based in Santa Barbara, California, Ralph specializes in commercial photography and video of eco-travel, wildlife, and underwater subjects.  He is the author of the book “Photographing Nature”, published by Peachpit Press New Riders. Ralph’s stock images are represented worldwide by Tandem Stills & Motion and Getty Images.

Gabby Morfeld wearing outdoor, active wear posing in a creek. Lit by Light and Motion Stella LED lights. 5000 as a key, 2000 as the back light clamped to a branch, and 1000 in the creek lighting the legs.

He was a senior faculty member at Brooks Institute for over 33 years teaching courses in Natural History Photography, On-location Lighting, Video Production, and Undersea Photography among others.

Ralph has traveled throughout the world on assignments including Australia, Chile, Ireland, the Caribbean, New Zealand, Mexico, Costa Rica, Antarctica and several countries in Africa. His publication credits include; Audubon, Afar, Islands, National Geographic, Nature’s Best, Oceans, National Geographic Traveler, Outside, c’t Digital Photography, Orion Nature Quarterly, National Geographic Books, Smithsonian Books, Sierra Club Books, and many other national and international publications.

Commercial clients include: Monterey Bay Aquarium, Adobe Systems, University of California, National Park Service, Fox Sports Network, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, The Nature Conservancy, MacGillivray-Freeman Films, Denali National Park Wilderness Centers, California State Parks, ImageCloud, Light and Motion Industries and many others.

“拥有不受限制的灯,学生们可以尽情去探索、发挥创意。你可以把Stella放入背包,广泛应用在任何地方,例如:纪录片、采访、人像摄影、工作室,甚至水下拍摄。”

~ Ralph A. Clevenger, 布鲁克斯学院高级教员,外景摄影和环境摄影

Behind the scenes of studio portraits of Tracy Trotter, filmmaker at the Brooks Institute campus. Brooks Institute student photographer is Liz Grady, assisted by Ella DeGea. Lit with Light and Motion Stella Pro lights.