Chris Corradino

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Chris Corradino is an American photographer, instructor, and writer based in the New York Metropolitan Area. Chris was born in 1976 in New York. He specializes in Travel, Outdoor, and Scenic Photography.

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Corradino's assignment work with the Associated Press has been widely published with credits including USA Today,[1] The New Yorker,[2] CBS News,[3] the Denver Post[4] and New York Newsday. His outdoor photography has been featured online several times with National Geographic,[5] including a downloadable screensaver of a rare prandtl-glauert singularity vapor cloud.[6]

Corradino is a licensed photo teacher with the New York Institute of Photography. Since 2008, he's had an active role in curriculum development, multimedia production, and social media content. He is currently the Faculty Director, and head of the school's mentoring program. [7]

As an International Study Leader, Chris was given the special honor of "Extraordinary Speaker" by Smithsonian Journeys.[8]

He was recently named as Travel Dynamics International's very first Photography Instructor. The company has been a leading operator of high-caliber educational programs aboard small cruise ships for more than 35 years. Chris was contracted to lead a ten-day photo workshop from Barcelona to Croatia in June 2013.[9] In 2014, Corradino also led a three-week photo workshop exploring the British and U.S. Virgin Islands.[10]

Corradino led a ten-day travel photography workshop in Tuscany, Italy at Villa Dievole as part of IL Chiostro's "Autumn Arts Festival". After a successful program with shooting locations that included Florence, Siena, Cortona, and Vagliagli, Chris was asked to return and lead the 2016 program.[11]

Television Appearances: Corradino appeared on Inside Edition, showing correspondent Megan Alexander how a super telephoto lens could be used for extremely long distance photography. As Alexander stood on one side of the Hudson River in New York, Corradino positioned himself clear across the river in New Jersey and started taking photos. Even from such a distance, the photos were very sharp.[12] He also appeared on Al Jazeera America to discuss the world's largest photo, a 365 GB panorama of Mont Blanc. [13]

Publications: Corradino has authored two eBooks, "Mind Over Megapixels: The 14 Secrets of Great Photography" and "Finding Your Vision: A Roadmap to Creative Composition". [14] [15] His instructional photography articles can also be found online at the Digital Photography School as well as the PicsArt and Alien Skin blogs.[16] [17] [18] As an early adopter of Mirrorless cameras, Corradino documented his experience with the gear during a 2 week shoot around the country of Iceland. [19] In 2008, Corradino self published his first book, From Manhattan to Montauk: A Photographic Journey.[20] He donated all of his earnings from the book to Kiva, an organization that lends money to entrepreneurs in developing countries.[21]

As a long time user of their graduated neutral density filters, Formatt Hitech named Chris a "Featured Artist".[22]

In 2010, Chris Corradino Photography LLC was featured in Entrepreneur magazine,[23] Career Builder,[24] and ABC News.[25] The DETC (Distance Education Training Council) also honored Corradino as an "Outstanding Graduate and Famous Alumni" in 2010.[26]

In 2009, he worked as the second unit director of photography for the film Hoop Springs Eternal.[27] The documentary was screened at Olympia Film Festival 2009, Coney Island Film Festival 2010, and All Sports Los Angeles Film Festival 2010.[28]

In 2007, Corradino received special recognition for becoming the first five-time recipient of the Wantagh Photography Contest.[29]

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