Photographer Ken Sklute Speaks at Williston

ken sklutePhotographer Ken Sklute will give a lecture at The Williston Northampton School’s Photographers’ Lecture Series in the Dodge Room of the Reed Campus Center on March 1, 2011, at 6:30 p.m.

Ken Sklute has been passionate about photographing both people and drag racing for 32 years. His images have been published in National Dragster Magazine, Sports Illustrated, and ESPN the Magazine. He has received numerous awards, including Drag Racing Photographer of the Year from, Wedding Photographer of the Year and Photojournalist of the Year from the Professional Photographers of California, as well as receiving 13 Kodak Gallery awards and 14 Fuji Masterpiece Awards. He was also awarded Photographer of the Year and Best in Show from the Western States Regional Print Competition. Ken spends much of his time teaching and lecturing both nationally and internationally and has been honored as one of Canon’s Explorers of Light, a designation shared by only 48 photographers worldwide.

Remaining Lecturers in this year’s series are scheduled as follows:

Michael Lesy, April 1

Thatcher Cook, April 18

 All presentations, which are free and open to the public, take place in the Dodge Room of the Reed Campus Center at The Williston Northampton School. Full biographies of the visiting lecturers can be found at For more information, please call 413-529-3237. Dates are subject to change.