Tamara Lackey, Host of reDefine
Tamara Lackey is a renowned professional photographer, innovative entrepreneur, author, and web show personality. Her authentic lifestyle photography, from children’s portraits to celebrity portraits, is praised within her industry and published internationally. Tamara’s work has been featured in dozens of media outlets including Vogue, O – The Oprah Magazine, Town & Country, Parenting Magazine, Food & Wine, Men’s Journal, Professional Photographer Magazine, Rangefinder Magazine, NBC’s The Martha Stewart Show, ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, PBS’ Need to Know and NBC’s The Today Show.
Combining artistry with spontaneous authenticity, Tamara’s new web series, the reDefine Show, examines the inspiring stories of top-tier creative artists who make it work. Tamara’s interview style showcases her abiding interest in real conversations that share practical tips, innovative methods, and previews of the newest and most useful technologies on the market.
Tamara is also a sought-after professional speaker and educator. She has addressed thousands at conventions and conferences around the world, and has been simulcast to hundreds of thousands in live, worldwide-broadcast workshops.
Her first instructional book for professionals, The Art of Children’s Portrait Photography, was released to high praise from reviewers, her peers, and aspiring photographers. She quickly followed that success with her top-selling professional video Inside Contemporary Children’s Photography and then the Tamara Lackey Style Book, developed in collaboration with Kubota Image Tools. Translating her professional acumen and intuitive teaching skills to an amateur photographer audience, Tamara released a unique “edutainment” book, video and iphone app set, Tamara Lackey’s Capturing Life Through (Better) Photography™, which has already garnered acclaim in both the professional and consumer markets. Tamara’s next book, Envisioning Family, releases in December, 2011 (New Riders Press: Voices That Matter).