Carlan Tapp is a photojournalist and educator dedicated to documenting the social and environmental issues that define our times. Educated in photography at Art Center College of Design, Carlan also had the extraordinary opportunity to assist Ansel Adams at the Yosemite Workshops for three years. Before turning to photojournalism, he ran a busy photography studio in Seattle for twenty-five years. His studio was one of the first to embrace digital photography and he beta-tested Apple's early photography software and computers.
Carlan’s photographs have been used in numerous publications including Harley-Davidson (HOG), New Mexico Magazine, Associated Press, and NPR’s Living on Earth, and his project work was nominated for the National Geographic All Roads Projects. His photo essays are syndicated nationally and internationally by Redux Pictures in New York. Carlan has taught workshops nationally and internationally and this is his 11th year teaching at the Workshops. His web site is www.carlantapp.com.