Internationally Known Travel and Landscape Photographer
Dan Ballard is a pro landscape photographer, avid traveler and educator. He has been to over 60 countries across the globe in search of a great image or a memorable experience.
Influenced by his early years growing up in a small town in Colorado, Dan’s love for photography comes from a strong desire to share a sense of wonder for the world with others.
Dan has been invited to speak around the world at photo events and festivals, and he has sold images to major publications and clients globally, including The National Geographic Society and The Travel Channel. He teaches photo workshops year round.
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Nicole is Dan's manager and full-time partner in crime. With a background in event marketing, she tackles workshops logistics, web editing, video production and all things digital. Previously, Nicole worked as marketing manager for the 4th largest fine arts festival in the country.
Colorado Born and Raised
Much of Dan's work is inspired by growing up in the small town of Kim, Colorado.
Landscape Photography Keynote Speaker
Dan has been invited to speak at symposiums, festivals, trade shows and workshops around the world. He is an entertaining and accomplished speaker, receiving glowing reviews from audiences. Dan challenges photographers of all levels to think differently about designing and processing their images. Some of his most recent speaking events include festivals in London, Leads, Philadelphia, Las Vegas, Moscow, Denver and Moab.
Dan at the OUTSIDERS Landscape Photography Conference
Dan will presenting alongside some of the biggest names in landscape photography, including Art Wolfe, Adam Gibbs and Alex Noriega, in Utah on March 20-22nd 2020. Use code BALLARD150.
Dan is proud to be on the Mpix, Zenfolio and BlackRapid Pro Teams, and to have strong working relationships with the most trusted names in photography, including SanDisk, ThinkTank Photo, Nik Sofware, and Really Right Stuff. His images have been published in magazines and calendars worldwide, and he has won or been a finalist in numerous prestigious competitions.