Carl Caylor

    Welcome to our exciting blog series, Beyond the Lens, where we delve into the inspiring journeys of professional photographers who have not only mastered their craft but have also ventured into the world of professional printing. These talented individuals have transcended the realm of simply capturing moments to investing in their own professional printers, a decision that has propelled their businesses to new heights.


    Video interviews with the artists will vary, featuring different segments such as "About the Artist," where their printing history, preferred media, and choice of printer are explored. Other segments may include "The Perfect Print," showcasing their image preparation process for customers or print competitions, while "About the Image" reveals the narrative, concept, and inspiration behind each artwork. Each segment may be presented separately, providing you with a thorough understanding of the artist's journey and creative process.

    Join us as we explore how they navigated this transition, honing their skills and embracing the art of printing their own artwork. Through dedication and innovation, they have found success in their photography and have also become adept at producing stunning prints, marking a significant milestone in their creative evolution. Get ready to be inspired by their stories of growth, resilience, and triumph in the dynamic world of photography and printing!


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    About the Artist

    Carl Caylor is a seasoned portrait photographer and photographic instructor who brings over three decades of professional photography experience to his craft. Beginning his journey as a custom printer and technician, he has evolved to cover a diverse range of photographic assignments, including portrait, wedding, commercial, environmental, and photojournalism. Certified by the Professional Photographers of America (PPA) and recognized as a Master Photographer and Craftsman, Carl's expertise extends globally as an international juror.

    Carl Head Shot

    With distinctions such as being one of 129 photographers to earn the ASP-Fellowship and garnering numerous national awards, including 29 PPA Loan Collections, as well as Kodak Gallery, Fuji Masterpiece, and LexJet Awards, Carl's dedication to excellence shines through his work.

    As the author of "Portraiture Unplugged," a comprehensive guide to natural light portraits, Carl's teaching methodology is highly sought after nationwide. Known for his hands-on coaching approach, he is revered as one of the most sought-after instructors in the country.

    Liliana Wright
    Liliana Wright

    After a career as a wedding photographer and studio owner for over 12 years, Liliana now uses her knowledge and experience in the photography and printing industries to help other business owners reach new markets and overcome challenges with innovative and creative products. She is a maker and crafter by nature and enjoys using her creative skills to teach others to explore their unique talents.


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