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Late Afternoon Along the Arroyo Seco. © Steve Zmak. All Rights Reserved.

CPA members Joel Gambord, Robin Ward and Steve Zmak will provide an artistic,  technical and legal overview of this new and exciting, often controversial imaging platform.

Joel Gambord was an original member of Friends of Photograph, the organization that began at the CPA gallery fifty years ago. He has great memories of photographing out in the field with Ansel Adams, and studying with Adams and Morley Baer, among others. He is valued supporter of the Center for Photographic Art as well. Joel has recently begun to experiment with using drones in his photography.

Robin Ward is a member of Salon Jane, Image Makers of Monterey, and San Diego Made. She has participated in various workshops, including Brooks Institute of Photography, and here at the Center for Photographic Art, where she served as a trustee from 2010-2016. She holds a Part 107 Remote Pilot Certificate. Her work has been featured in Black & White Magazine and she has shown in numerous galleries and at the Triton Museum of Art and Museum of Monterey. 

Steve Zmak is a fine art and commercial photographer as well as a graphic designer. He hosts the West Coast Focus TV talk show, where he interviews photographers from our area and beyond. He also teaches workshops here and in Northern California. Steve’s work has been exhibited at the National Steinbeck Center, California State Capitol Museum, Monterey Museum of Art and several California wineries.