SI Photo Club Oct 19 Meeting – A Conversation about Travel Photography with J. Kevin Foltz

Thursday, October 19, 2023
6:30 – 8:00 pm

Refreshments at 6:30 pm
Presentation 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Live Oak Hall at The Lake House
This meeting is free to SI Photo Club members. For guests and non-members, we request a $10 donation (which can be applied to an annual Photo Club membership).

A Conversation about Travel Photography
J. Kevin Foltz 

This evening’s program will be a conversation with photographer J. Kevin Foltz about his experiences as an assignment photographer in the world of travel photography including an emphasis on his recent work in Mexico and Japan. The conversation will address different approaches to image making on the road and how to be ready for encountering unexpected visual treasures. The conversation will also touch on culinary photography which is one of Kevin’s travel specialties.

About J. Kevin Foltz …Kevin is a wanderer. Raised in the Carolinas, Kevin has been a working photographer for thirty-five years. Kevin has owned commercial photography studios in Nashville, TN, Lima, Peru and Miami, FL. In the commercial realm of photography, Kevin has worked with clients ranging from Western Union to Coca-Cola. After closing his studio in Lima, Kevin moved to Miami where he was awarded two consecutive three-year residencies at Oolite Arts, formerly ArtCenter South Florida. Kevin was also awarded the Florida Arts Consortium Artist Grant. When living in Miami, Kevin changed career paths to become a full-time travel and destination photographer working with various airlines and countries hotel and visitors guides.

Kevin is currently a resident artist at Redux Contemporary Art Center on King Street in downtown Charleston and continues to work closely with clients in the travel and restaurant industries.

-Submitted by Maureen Healy, Seabrook Island Photography Club

(Image credits: J. Kevin Foltz)