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Mollie is a professional photographer specializing in nature and wildlife, abstracts, macro, and flowers. She runs “Awake The Light Photo Workshops and Tours,” and leads educational and inspirational photo workshops across the country and around the world. She loves sharing her passion for photography with others.
Early in her career she studied with Ansel Adams and Joyce Tenneson. Her work is in the Permanent Collection of the International Photography Hall of Fame, and has been exhibited at Epcot Center in Disney World, and Grand Central Station in New York City. She is a 15-time winner of the Kodak Gallery Award, considered by some to be the “Oscar” of photography.
In addition to her other specialties, she is also a portrait photographer. She is honored to have photographed many famous faces including actress Meryl Streep, jazz musician Wynton Marsalis, and the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.
She is a popular speaker at regional and national photography conferences and seminars. She is known for her easy-going yet informative teaching style, and enjoys sharing her techniques, creative ideas, and simple tricks of the trade.
She is active with the Professional Photographers of America (PPA), and is also a member of the North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA).
She presents occasional Webinars and has authored a coffee table photography book, plus educational photography e-books. She lives at the Outer Banks of North Carolina on the Atlantic coast, and enjoys all things beachy.