Sean A.


Commercial Photographer/ Author/ Workshop Instructor


Danville, CA
Hometown: San Francisco Bay Area

Organizer since:

April 10, 2013

What would you like to learn in photography?

I teach workshops, live (Calumet, Camera West, Future Light, Point Reyes Field Seminars), and online with Perfect Picture School of Photography ( Even as a 23-year pro, I love learning about every aspect of photography and have since I picked up a camera over 30 years ago. As the medium changes, I want to grow with my art, and continue to create better workshops for people to enjoy.

How did you find out about Sean?

I'm Sean! I knew about me since I was born...or maybe a few years later when I learned how to speak.

What is your level of experience as a photographer?

Full-time Professional for over 23 years. I have a Bachelor of Arts in Commercial Photography from Brooks Institute (1991), started my business that same year, and shoot assignments, writes books and articles, license stock images (for thousands of magazines and clients worldwide), lecture and teach workshops, and sell fine art prints. I specialize in adventure, lifestyle, nature, and travel; for ad, corporate, and editorial clients. I've had freelance and contracted assignments with hundreds of publications and companies worldwide including Amazon,American Express, Backpacker, California Division of Tourism, Endless Vacation, Engadget, Fuji Film, GEO Germany, Hewlett Packard, Microsoft, National Geographic, The New York Times, Nikon, The North Face, Outdoor Photographer, Outside, Peterson's Photographic, Photoshop User, Random House, Rangefinder, REI, Sunset, Timex, Via,, and Woodbridge wines.


Commercial Travel Photographer, Author, Photo Expert, all around nice dude. I've been a pro since '91, workshop instructor since '98, published worldwide. My books are The Complete Guide to Nature Photography and The BetterPhoto Guide to Exposure.

What Sean A. is saying about this Meetup Group

I always try to give my students a ton of information, while laying it out in a clear and concise manner. I have all levels of photographers, so hopefully everyone gets something out of it! And I think everyone did last Saturday. :)

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