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Ken Sklute has been honored as one of Canon's Explorers of Light, a designation shared by only 60 top photographers worldwide.

During his 37 year photographic career, Ken has been named Photographer of the Year a total of 30 times between Arizona, New York and California. Ken has accomplished his Master of Photography and Photographic Craftsman degrees from the Professional Photographers of America; Accolade of Exceptional Photographic Achievement, Accolade of Highest Photgraphic Achievement and the Accolade of Lifetime Photographic Excellence.

Ken was recently named the 2011 Photojournalist Photographer of the Year from the Professional Photographers of California, 2011 Photographer of the Year, Illustrative Photographer of the and image of the year from the Professional Photographers of San Diego, WPPI 3rd Place in the Illustrative Category, 2010 Landscape Photographer of the year from the Professional Photographers of California.

Recent years have Ken awarded Best in Show at the Western States Regional Print Competition, The PP of A National Award, Photographer of the year - Western States Regional Print Competition; Photographer of the Year - Silver Level from the Professional Phogotrahers of America; In 2009, Ken was awarded the Photographer of the Year from the Professional Photographers of California as well as the Illustrative Photographer of the Year. The Year 2005 saw Ken receive the Drag Racing Photographer of the Year from CompetitionPlus.com, Wedding Photographer of the Year and Photojournalist of the Year from Professional Photographers of California, as well as receiving the Heidi Mauracher Starlite award for Best Wedding Photograph. Ken has accomplished 14 Kodak Gallery awards and 15 Fuji Masterpiece Awards.

Ken spends much of his time teaching and lecturing both Nationally and Internationally. 

Visit his website KenSklute.com