Kimberly C. Park, Santa Barbara County Member Since August 2010 Artist Statement Trained in fine art photography, visual aesthetics, and photojournalistic photography. Worked as a professional photographic assistant, media photographer, and photo editor for the Sacramento Hornet Newspaper while studying for a degree in photography. Achieved a Bachelor of Arts in Photography from the Dept. of Design, California State University of Sacramento. Exhibited work in several galleries, interned at Surfing Magazine, and freelanced for Paddler Magazine and 944 Magazine. Moved on to extreme digital stills working as a contract photographer for the US Army. Learned high speed photography, digital video capture & processing, photographing while hanging out of helicopters and working in severe weather conditions. Fine tuned several photographic techniques, especially landscape and macro photography, while living on the Island of Kauai for the last year. Currently focusing on commercial photography for wineries, vineyards, and creating fine art photography books.