Khara Plicanic

Author, Photographer, Designer & Maker

Professional photographer turned celebrated instructor, Khara Plicanic has taught more than 30 courses on global platforms including CreativeLive and Brit+Co. She is the author of several books including Getting Started in Digital Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots, Album Moxie: The Savvy Photographer’s Guide to Album Design and More with InDesign, and The Enthusiast's Guide to Composition. After more than a decade as a professional wedding and portrait photographer, these days, Khara is focused on sharing what she has learned with others.

Known for her expertise in workflow and business strategy as well as her eye for design, Khara has made it her personal mission to improve the lives of photographers and designers through better planning, better choices, and better software. She loves simplifying even the most complicated of topics, making learning accessible to students of all skill levels. She is a veteran speaker at TEDx and at industry conferences including SWPP, WPPI, and ImagingUSA.

When Khara is not working or chasing her toddler, she can often be found in her studio with all things Creative Cloud, a crochet hook, sewing machine, and pile of books. She believes in good design, efficient workflow, and all things covered in chocolate. To learn more, connect with Khara on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter where you’ll find all her latest projects, adventures, and repeated attempts at yoga.

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