APA|DC BOARD MEMBERS

 
MIKE MORGAN |    CHAIR   Mike Morgan is a commercial and editorial photographer whose portraits embody the heroism, vulnerability and humor of his subjects: images that evoke the sense of pride that comes from hard work and the courage of choosing to be an individual. Originally from California, he has called the mid-Atlantic home for over 20 years.     www.mikemorganphoto.com

MIKE MORGAN | CHAIR

Mike Morgan is a commercial and editorial photographer whose portraits embody the heroism, vulnerability and humor of his subjects: images that evoke the sense of pride that comes from hard work and the courage of choosing to be an individual. Originally from California, he has called the mid-Atlantic home for over 20 years.

www.mikemorganphoto.com

CHRIS LANGFORD |    VICE-CHAIR   Chris is a portrait photographer based out of Arlington, VA with a focus on headshots and business imagery. He joined the APA in 2014 attending their assistant photographer workshop.   www.chrislangfordphotography.com

CHRIS LANGFORD | VICE-CHAIR

Chris is a portrait photographer based out of Arlington, VA with a focus on headshots and business imagery. He joined the APA in 2014 attending their assistant photographer workshop.

www.chrislangfordphotography.com

ZACH MILLER | TREASURER    Zach Miller is a portrait, event, and real estate photographer based out of Silver Spring, MD. In his spare time, traveling and observing different environments allows for a story to be told through art in a way that connects people to places they have never experienced themselves. He joined APA back in 2014 and become a full-time photographer in 2017.   www.zmillerphotography.com

ZACH MILLER | TREASURER

Zach Miller is a portrait, event, and real estate photographer based out of Silver Spring, MD. In his spare time, traveling and observing different environments allows for a story to be told through art in a way that connects people to places they have never experienced themselves. He joined APA back in 2014 and become a full-time photographer in 2017.

www.zmillerphotography.com

ERIKA NIZBORSKI | BOARD MEMBER    Erika Nizborski served as Director of the APA|DC chapter from 2014-2017. Since 2013 Erika has worked full time as a portrait and event photographer in the Washington DC area. In her spare time you can find Erika at a local ice rink skating with her synchronized figure skating team, DC Edge.  www.enphotoco.com

ERIKA NIZBORSKI | BOARD MEMBER

Erika Nizborski served as Director of the APA|DC chapter from 2014-2017. Since 2013 Erika has worked full time as a portrait and event photographer in the Washington DC area. In her spare time you can find Erika at a local ice rink skating with her synchronized figure skating team, DC Edge.

www.enphotoco.com

CARLTON WOLFE | BOARD MEMBER    Carlton Wolfe is a fashion and beauty photographer in Northern Virginia. He also owns and operates HOIST Studio, a photo rental studio in Vienna, Virginia.   www.carltonwolfe.com

CARLTON WOLFE | BOARD MEMBER

Carlton Wolfe is a fashion and beauty photographer in Northern Virginia. He also owns and operates HOIST Studio, a photo rental studio in Vienna, Virginia.

www.carltonwolfe.com

LUKAS NORTH | BOARD MEMBER    Lukas North is a portrait and lifestyle photographer co-located between the New York and Washington D.C. metro areas. Prior to picking up a camera, Lukas spent some time in the US Army as a rifleman in a deployed environment, during which he developed a love of still imagery as a powerful tool to help sway minds in either direction. However, despite that journalistic love, he spends most of his time pursuing commercial and fashion imagery with a penchant for portraiture.  Lukas holds a BFA in Advertising from the New York School of Technology and a Masters in Interior Design from the New York School of Interior Design.   www.lukasnorth.com

LUKAS NORTH | BOARD MEMBER

Lukas North is a portrait and lifestyle photographer co-located between the New York and Washington D.C. metro areas. Prior to picking up a camera, Lukas spent some time in the US Army as a rifleman in a deployed environment, during which he developed a love of still imagery as a powerful tool to help sway minds in either direction. However, despite that journalistic love, he spends most of his time pursuing commercial and fashion imagery with a penchant for portraiture.

Lukas holds a BFA in Advertising from the New York School of Technology and a Masters in Interior Design from the New York School of Interior Design.

www.lukasnorth.com

KATIE DANCE | BOARD MEMBER    Katie Dance is a documentary photographer, photo editor and curator in Washington, D.C. She holds a Master's Degree in New Media Photojournalism from George Washington University. In early 2018, Dance founded Stop Motion DC, a quarterly photography exhibition celebrating local documentary photography. Through Stop Motion DC, she launched publishing platform, Slow Dance Press, where she collaborates with photographers to bring their nearly completed projects to print.   www.katie-dance.com

KATIE DANCE | BOARD MEMBER

Katie Dance is a documentary photographer, photo editor and curator in Washington, D.C. She holds a Master's Degree in New Media Photojournalism from George Washington University. In early 2018, Dance founded Stop Motion DC, a quarterly photography exhibition celebrating local documentary photography. Through Stop Motion DC, she launched publishing platform, Slow Dance Press, where she collaborates with photographers to bring their nearly completed projects to print.

www.katie-dance.com

ROBB SCHARETG | BOARD MEMBER    Robb Scharetg (the “e” is long, the “g” is silent) has been shooting since before film was retro. Detailed oriented, beguiled by morning’s light and fueled by fine food, Robb is a powerhouse. His many advertising and commercial clients can speak to the skill and tenacity he brings to each project.   www.scharetgpictures.com

ROBB SCHARETG | BOARD MEMBER

Robb Scharetg (the “e” is long, the “g” is silent) has been shooting since before film was retro. Detailed oriented, beguiled by morning’s light and fueled by fine food, Robb is a powerhouse. His many advertising and commercial clients can speak to the skill and tenacity he brings to each project.

www.scharetgpictures.com

MATTHEW RAKOLA | DIRECTOR    Matthew Rakola is a commercial, advertising, and editorial photographer. (That order changes depending on who he’s talking to.) A former chair of the chapter, he is passionate about creating a strong photogaphy community in the District. He specializes in photographing real people doing real thing and is known for his curiosity and enthusiasm on location, which usually leads him to ask things like, “Hey, what’s this button do???” So far nothing has exploded much.   www.rakola.com

MATTHEW RAKOLA | DIRECTOR

Matthew Rakola is a commercial, advertising, and editorial photographer. (That order changes depending on who he’s talking to.) A former chair of the chapter, he is passionate about creating a strong photogaphy community in the District. He specializes in photographing real people doing real thing and is known for his curiosity and enthusiasm on location, which usually leads him to ask things like, “Hey, what’s this button do???” So far nothing has exploded much.

www.rakola.com