Photographer, educator, Print Competition Judge
Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX based Luke and David Edmonson not only bring to their photography an innovative and classy style, more importantly, they offer two master level photographer’s craft, skill set and expertise. The Edmonson's are recognized as leaders in the fields of Commerical, Wedding & Portrait Photography.
Luke and David are passionate followers of the principle that Iron sharpens Iron and it manifests itself in their continuous participation in print competitions at home and around the globe. Firm believers that competition is about more than winning awards and accolades; it’s about pushing yourself in a never ending pursuit of growth. Never the less, the honors and accolades have followed acknowledging them both as Master Photographers by multiple organizations.
In the WPPI Honors of Excellence program, Luke holds the title of Master of WPPI while also serving as a judge in the Annual 16x20 and 8x10 Print Competitions. He has also been bestowed the Master of Photography (M.Photog), Photographic Craftsman (Cr.Photog.) & Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) degrees from PPA. In 2014, he was awarded the International Photographer of the Year by the AIPP in the APPA competition and was named Diamond Photographer of the Year by PPA.
With their exceptional gift for photography, and being respected as artists by their peers and clients, they feel a great responsibility to give back to others.
Mentoring “the next generation” by serving as Judges and Educators Luke & David have established themselves as sought after professional speakers while guiding their local photography community. Luke is the 2014-2015 President of the Dallas Professional Photographers Association.
Their heart for others is best expressed by their deep involvement in Thirst Relief International. By providing a long term drinking water solution to those in need they are making a distinct difference in the global community. From conducting shoots in Africa to raise awareness, leading annual Benefit Shoots in Las Vegas and their participation in Mentor Auctions, they give their time and resources to something greater than themselves.
Bethany Habecker Edmonson from work, "is there a tree down in our front yard?" Lemme go check. Yep, missed the house, good to go!