Ken Sklute is an internationally-recognized photographer, well-known for his diverse portfolio of unqiue images. These include portraits, professional sports, architecture, weddings, and landscapes. Ken spends a significant amount of his time teaching and lecturing worldwide. Ken is proud to be one of Canon’s Explorers of Light, a designation given to only 42 photographers worldwide.
He begain his career at an early age, capturing 200 mph race cars in New York. His work expanded into weddings, and he bought his first studio in 1983, working at high-end locations through the New York metro area. He relocated to Phoenix, Arizona in 1996, drawn by beautiful, dramatic Southwestern desert landscapes and of course the Phoenix wedding market.
Ken’s 38 year professional photography career includes awards for “Photographer of the Year” in 32 out of 38 years in the states of New York, Arizona and California. In addition, Ken has been awarded 14 Kodak Gallery Awards, the Kodak Gallery Elite award, WPPI Grand Award for Weddings and 15 Fuji Masterpiece awards, amongst many others. Ken is proud to be or have been a Kodak Mentor, an Epson Mentor, an Adobe Influencer, NIK Friends with Vision member, and now, a Datacolor Expert.
Some of Ken’s clients have been the National Hot Rod Association, U.S. Army, Sports Illustrated, Oakley, Associated Press, National Dragster, Epson, Kodak, Newsday, as well as most of the photographic industry trade magazines.