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Mentor: PATRICK DONEHUE

Patrick Donehue has specialized in the production, marketing, and management of stock photography since 1982. Well known as an industry expert, he lectures frequently on the creative and business aspects of stock imagery, serves on the faculty of the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, and has taught at the Santa Fe Photographic Workshops since 1998.

Patrick is the former president of the Picture Archive Council of America and sits on the executive board of the Picture Licensing Universal System. He is also a member of the President's Council at the International Center of Photography and the Advisory Board of Microsoft's Icons of Imaging. Most recently he served as vice president/chief photographer of Bill Gates's Corbis Corporation. Prior to Corbis, he was vice president/director of photography at Allstock, Tony Stone Images, and Getty Images.

In more than 30 years as a professional photographer, Patrick has photographed in over 20 countries, and his images have been used worldwide by clients such as General Electric, Motorola, Nissan and Jim Beam. He has taught workshops and seminars in Japan, China, France, Germany, Italy, the U.K., and Singapore.

“My goal for the Mentorship Program is to provide a platform that allows students to identify their creative and business strengths and to build an achievable plan that will lead to a profitable career in the creation and distribution of stock imagery. The focus of the mentorship will be intensive work on image construction, editing, portfolio creation, distribution channels, and business plan development.”