Dan (Dano) Steinhardt has over three decades of business experience in photography. In addition to national academic achievement, Steinhardt was first recognized for his photography when Scholastic Magazine awarded him the Grand Prize as the best high school photographer in North America. As Marketing Manager at Epson America, Inc. Steinhardt's responsibilities help position Epson as a key player in the photographic industry to professional and amateur photo markets.
Steinhardt was fortunate to have attended Reseda High School in Los Angeles, CA studying under the legendary Warren King. While still in high school, Steinhardt began assisting professional photographers in Hollywood, CA. Because of his background at Reseda High and experience as a photo assistant, Steinhardt was awarded advance standing at Brooks Insitute of Photography, Santa Barbara, CA where he double majored in Advertising/Illustration and Industrial/Scientific photography graduating with a Bachelors degree at the age of 20.
After graduation from Brooks Institute, Steinhardt operated his own commercial photography studio in Chicago, IL, specializing for eight years in advertising photography for national clients. During this time, Steinhardt worked in large format table-top product and food photography and was voted by American Photographer Magazine as, "New face in advertising photography".
Before joining Epson, Steinhardt was a marketing director in the Professional Division at Eastman Kodak Company and held a variety of positions at Eastman Kodak in Rochester, NY and New York City including strategic marketing director, market segment manager and professional imaging specialist.
In addition to a bachelor's degree with honors from Brooks Institute of Photography, Santa Barbara, CA, he has completed additional studies in the business schools of Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA and the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
You can find about more about Dan and his work by visiting his website.
Dan Steinhardt recommends the work of Vivian Maier.
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