Christopher Kern has been shooting and producing commercial photography projects since 2003. He has a MFA in Photography from the prestigious Academy of Art University in San Francisco, CA. Along with his freelance photography work, he has been utilizing his MFA as a photo instructor since 2009. Currently Program Lead + Assistant Professor of Photography at California Baptist University in Riverside, CA. His work has been featured in the industry by; PDN, CMYK, IPA, and the APA. Photographically he is looking to create imagery that is - aspirational, yet attainable. His true passion is for the people he encounters; either it be as a portrait subject, fellow creative, student or stranger. While his commercial work has taken him all over the United States and Internationally - He calls Riverside home, where he lives with his wife Nikki and daughter Eva James.