Backyard Wildlife by Brien Aho
TIME: 7-9 PM
DATE: Thursday, June 20, 2019
LOCATION: United Christian Church at 3500 West Parmer Lane, Austin, TX. 78727 – MAP
This is a members only meeting; however, if you’d like to join, please do so prior to the event, and you are welcome to attend.
7:00-7:15 PM Meet & Greet, (Put on your name tag!)
7:15-7:30 PM Meeting Announcements, New Member Introductions
7:30-9:00 PM Workshop with Brien Aho
This presentation will discuss the opportunities to capture fantastic images right in your backyard. Brien will show some of his imagery and talk about how he was able to capture compelling photos of the wildlife closest to us.
About Brien Aho
A proud father of 2 lovely daughters Sophia and Bailey, Brien is a native of St. Paul, Minnesota. He is an eighteen-year veteran of the “Black Team” at the Eddie Adams Workshop and was a student on the 2003 purple team. Brien retired from the Navy after 20 years as a Photojournalist and has photographed in 45 countries. As an instructor at the Defense Information School he helped to mold the future of military photographers. After graduating from the 2002 Advanced Military Photojournalism program at Newhouse School of Communications, Syracuse University, Brien started working as a combat photojournalist at Combat Camera, Atlantic where he completed tours in Iraq, Afghanistan and Guantanamo Bay Cuba. He is a six-time first place winner at the Military Photographer of the Year competition in different categories and also won the prestigious Communicator Award for “The Road to Recovery” a photo documentary about burn patients recovery. Former President of the D.C. chapter of the National Association of Naval Photography, Brien co-founded and helped produce their annual 3 day photography workshop “The D.C. Shoot Off” a workshop open to all government and DOD military photographers. Brien has been published in numerous books, magazines and newspapers such as National Geographic, Time, Newsweek, GQ, Washington Post and the New York Times. His work appears in many books pertaining to the war in Iraq like the critically acclaimed ‘This Is Our War”. Brien lives in Austin Texas and is currently working for Precision Camera & Video.