Press Bio

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Ted Forbes is a photographer and filmmaker. He produces a successful YouTube channel called The Art of Photography. He is an alumni of the Booker T Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts and the University of North Texas. His award-winning work centers around photography education and he has worked with many of the great living photographers of our generation as part of his Artist Series project. The Artist Series is an ongoing project of short documentaries on photographers including Keith Carter, Harold Feinstein, Laura Wilson, Alexey Titarenko, Graciela Iturbide, Lourdes Grobet, William Wegman, David Brookover and Pedro Meyer.

Before producing the Art of Photography, Ted worked as a freelancer for clients including DJI, Hasselblad, Canon, The Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Dallas Opera and many others. He spent 9 years as a professor at Brookhaven College, served for 5 years as an executive board member with the Dallas Society of Visual Communications and spent 7 years as the Head of Digital Media at the Dallas Museum of Art.