Chris Orwig is a Sony Artisan of Imagery, best-selling author, photographer and teacher who blends a down-to-earth approach with technical expertise. Having authored 7 books and over 5000 hours of online tutorials, Chris knows his stuff. But more importantly, he knows what matters most. After having experienced a near death experience while rock climbing at an early age, Chris realized that life is a gift, and that the camera is the perfect tool for celebrating and savoring the time that we have. His client list includes companies and publications like: Patagonia, Nature Conservancy, New York Times, Esquire, Rolling Stone, Surfer Magazine and more. Chris regularly speaks on creativity and photography at conferences and workshops, and has been invited to speak for companies like Google, Facebook, Adobe and on the TEDx stage. Whether capturing photographs, teaching or writing books, Chris strives to inspire others to become more creative and lead more meaningful lives.