Joe Edelman is an award-winning Olympus Visionary photographer and photo educator!
His primary subject: Beautiful people!
His educational mission: “To help photographers to develop a solid understanding of the HOWS and WHYS behind creating great photographs.”
He takes great pride in sharing his experience via the popular YouTube Channel: Photo Joe Edelman. (https://www.youtube.com/photojoeedelman)
His work is featured frequently on well-known photography blogs including Fstoppers, DIYPhotography, PetaPixel, Lifehacker, ISO1200, Shutterbug and LensVid among others. In addition to the Olympus Visionary team, he is a member of the Tether Tools Pro Team, a Delkin Devices Image Maker, a Photoflex Light Leader and a featured photographer by Savage Universal.
Joe has earned a reputation as a lively and popular instructor and lecturer at camera clubs, photography conferences and photography workshops across the United States. He is a frequent speaker at events like WPPI, PhotoPlus, ImagingUSA, Shutterfest, Out of Chicago, Carolina Photo Expo, FCCC, SWMCCC and numerous others. He has also served as an adjunct professor teaching about Creativity and Photography at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA and Northampton County Community College in Monroe, PA.
He is a regular guest on photography podcasts including This Week in Photo, Small Camera Big Picture, Shutters Inc. and Fotofacts.
His work has been published internationally in magazines like Maxim, Cosmopolitan, Get Fit, Shape, Olympus Passion, CameraCraft and Good Light Magazine to name but a few. He has been called upon to complete assignments for both the New York Times and The Los Angeles Times and has serviced commercial advertising clients from all over the United States.
Joe's career has spanned five decades, from his start as a newspaper photojournalist to his work today photographing all types of people and serving as a photo educator who motivates and educates new and experienced photographers all over the world.
Along with his incredible wife and two four legged kids, Joe is based in Allentown, Pennsylvania.