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Based in New York City, Jack Reznicki a well-know and respected commercial photographer know for his creative problem solving for companies such as Toys “R” Us, Tylenol, AstraZeneca, The Wall Street Journal, Hyatt, Kodak, Sony, Crest, AT&T, Playtex, and several Time Magazine covers.
A popular teacher and lecturer, Jack is the author of several books on commercial photography including “Photographer’s Survival Guide”, which deals with copyright and legal issues for photographers. Jack teaches a graduate level course at the School of Visual Arts in New York City on the business of photography and has served as an expert witness in Federal Court.
Well regarded for his knowledge and experience in the business of photography, he currently writes a column in Photoshop User Magazine called “The Copyright Zone”. For many years, Jack’s insights to professional photography could be found in Petersen’s Photographic magazine with his popular “Pro Vision” column. His writings have also appeared in many other photography magazines.
Internationally, Jack was very proud to twice receive the IPC (International Photographic Council) Leadership medal for “Excellence in Studio Photography” at the United Nations and was appointed a guest professor at Shandong University of Art and Design in Jinan, China along with being named a Mo-Tse Grand Master Photographer. He is also honored to be named an Honorary Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photography.
Jack is the only photographer who has had leadership roles in three major photographer’s trade associations, as the President of Professional Photographers of America (PPA), President of NY chapter of Advertising Photographers of America (APA) during it’s founding years, and sat on the NY board of American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP).
In the early days of the Internet, Jack founded the Photo News Network (PNN) along with Life photographer Gary Gladstone. It was one of the very first online communities for professional photographers to share and discuss various issues pertaining to photography.
He is very proud to be one of the original “Canon Explorers of Light”. Jack is also a Photoshop World “Dream Team” instructor, an X-Rite “Coloratti”, and a Sandisk “Photo Master”. Jack also does Beta testing and consulting with Canon, Mamiya, Microsoft, X-Rite, Leaf digital backs, onOne Software, and Adobe.