Canon Explorer of Light Atiba Jefferson at The University of Oregon

Canon Explorer of Light, Atiba Jefferson, recently visited the School of Journalism and Communications at the University of Oregon. This video documents Atiba’s 3-day visit, which included classroom takeovers, student portfolio reviews, Canon product demos, a main presentation of Atiba’s work, and a hands-on student workshop at the local skate park, led by Atiba.

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Atiba Jefferson

Atiba Jefferson

Atiba Jefferson is an American photographer. Born in Colorado Springs he grew up skateboarding there then move to California in 1995, and now is living and working in Los Angeles, CA. Although perhaps best known for his 25 years of skateboarding photography.


Over the years he has worked for all the major skateboard publications and now works at Thrasher Magazine. Atiba has a deep history in basketball as well, being a staff photographer for the LA Lakers during the Shaq and Kobe years and shooting more SLAM magazine covers than any other photographer. Other subjects include music and just life in general. Atiba has also shot for commercial clients such as Supreme, adidas, Nike, Converse, Reebok, ESPN, Gatorade, Mountain Dew, Oakley, Panasonic, Pepsi, Canon, and Netflix.


Learn more about Atiba. 

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