Ed Belinski Nature Photography Instructor
ED BELINSKI, M.Ed., Cr. Photog., ABI, PPA Certified, GSD, began taking photographs in middle school, continuing through high school and using his skill to pay for college and graduate school. He has photographed studio portraits, professional sports, commercial and aerial assignments but always returns to his love of portrait and nature photography. He currently specializes in environmental portraiture, taking photographs of people and families in an environment where they feel comfortable. As a Photographic Craftsman degree holder (Cr. Photog.), and an Approved Business Instructor (ABI) with the Professional Photographers of America (PPA), he presents workshops around the country to professional photographers in the area of business and marketing. Ed spends his time in Augusta teaching digital photography and Photoshop classes at Georgia Regents University (formerly Augusta State University), The Morris Museum of Art, the Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, and the MACK in McCormick, SC. He is currently the Lead Instructor and program developer of the Photography Certificate Program at Georgia Regents University in Augusta. Ed is a founding member of the Augusta Photography Festival, a biennial celebration of the photographic arts in Augusta that attracts national speakers and photographic competition entries worldwide. His latest endeavor is working with the Library of Congress Veterans History Project videotaping interviews with World War II veterans.