Lee Varis has worked as a photo-illustrator in Hollywood for the past 30 years and is considered one of the top commercial digital imaging artists. His work has appeared in international magazines, movie posters, catalogs, and CD covers. Currently he is director of digital production at The Icon, a major commercial photo lab in Los Angeles, while continuing to do photography and retouching assignments.
Lee is the author of two books on digital photography, most recently the best-seller Skin: The Complete Guide to Digitally Lighting, Photographing, and Retouching Faces and Bodies. He maintains an active schedule of seminars nationwide as well as in his hometown, where he is president of the Los Angeles Digital Imaging Group. This is his third year teaching at the Workshops. Lee’s Web site address is www.varis.com.