Allison English Watkins
Allison English Watkins- Master Photog., Certified Professional Photog., Craftsman
Always working hard to push her artistic ability, Allison is an proud member of Professional Photographers of America and Intermountain PPA. She's one of just a few people in the state of Utah to hold her Master's of Photography degree as well as her Photographic Craftsman and also be a Certified Professional Photographer. She has won countless local and regional awards for her portraiture and is a recipient of multiple Fuji Masterpiece awards, numerous Kodak Gallery awards and the Sunset award from Lexjet. She has been honored as "Photographer of the Year" from the Intermountain PPA and "Master Photographer of the Year" and reached the coveted Diamond Level "Photographer of the Year" from PPA. Her images have been published in both PPA Loan Collections and the Professional Photographer Magazine. Allison is also the first person from the state of Utah to become an International Photographic Judge for the Professional Photographers of America.
The most important influences in Allison's life are her three children and her wonderful husband who ALWAYS remain the highest priority in her life. Striving to be the kind of mother she wants to be also makes her the kind of photographer she wants to be. Because Allison sees the importance of her own family, she is passionate about creating fine art portraits for other families.
Program Title: Running your own Marathon
Allison has spent the last 23 years creating priceless heirloom portraits and building a loyal clientele all while raising her family and staying active in the photographic community. "Sometimes I look back and wonder how I did it all?" marvels Allison. Come be inspired as Allison shares her insight into how she created her boutique business while still making lunch for her kids. In an industry that has seen so many photographers come and go, hear how Allison has managed to keep growing and running her own marathon.