Chris Orwig

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Chris Orwig

Chris Orwig brings passion to all that he does. He has an insatiable knack for creativity and discovery. Chris is a celebrated photographer, author, speaker, interactive designer and on the faculty of Brooks Institute Of Photography in Santa Barbara, CA. His work is widely sought after and he enjoys a diverse client base. In fact, Chris’ work is often describes as simple, stunning, poetic and engaging. He elaborates, “What the novelist says in 10,000 words the poet says in 10 and ultimately, after we read a poem we do not simply have more information, we have more experience. In the same way, I am to distill idea, concept, vision, experience and emotion into poetic, provoking, intriguing and beautiful fine art and commercial images.”

Chris is based in Santa Barbara, California, from where he travels the globe for his photographic work.

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Photography is savoring life at 1/100th of a second.
Marc Riboud

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious.
Albert Einstein

When the artist is alive in any person, whatever kind of work it may be, he becomes inventive, searching, daring, self-expressive, and creative. He becomes interesting to other people. He disturbs, upsets, enlightens, and opens ways for a better understanding. Where those who are not artists are trying to close the book, he opens it and shows that there are more pages possible.
Robert Henri

Do not go gentle into the good night. Rage, rage against the dying of the light.
Dylan Thomas

Ring the bell that still can ring. Forget your perfect offering. There are cracks in everything, that’s how the light gets in.
Leonard Cohen

Ask yourself what makes you come alive and go and do that. For what the world needs, is people who have come fully alive.
Gil Baile

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allen Poe

Common sense is the chief enemy of creativity.