"It’s not what you look at that matters, It’s what you see!"
- Ken Sklute
Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Body
Ken Sklute has been honored as one of Canon's Explorers of Light, a designation shared by only 40 top photographers worldwide. Ken has enjoyed a diverse career photographing people, professional sports, architecture, weddings and landscapes. Ken spends much of his time photographing, teaching and lecturing both Nationally and Internationally.
Ken Sklute began his photographic career capturing 200 mph racecars in New York at an early age. He soon moved into the wedding and portrait industry working for a volume-wedding studio for three years before moving into working for different independently owned studios. Ken bought his first studio in 1983 in New York working at the finer locations throughout the New York metropolitan area. He chose to relocate to Phoenix, Arizona in 1996 in order to be out in the landscape of the desert of the beautiful Southwest, and to enjoy the Phoenix wedding market.
During Ken's 41 year professional photography career he has accomplished the title of "Photographer of the Year" in 32 out of 41 years in the states of New York, Arizona and California.
Some of Ken's clients have been the National Hot Rod Association, U.S. Army, Sports Illustrated, Oakley, Associated Press, National Dragster and Newsday, as well as most of the photographic industry trade magazines.
Videos & Articles
Ken Sklute, Landscape & sports photographer
Ken Sklute discusses his career and passion for photography in our series of videos introducing our Explorers of Light.