Josh Anon has been a nature photographer for most of his life, with his interest in photography starting when he received his first Kodak 110 camera at the ripe old age of 4. Camera in hand, he received a B.S. in computer science from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.
After graduating, Josh started working at Pixar Animation Studios in Emeryville, California. There he has worked on The Incredibles, Ratatouille, Toy Story 3, and more. Currently he is a camera and staging artist.
He has traveled the globe searching for the next great picture, be it 100 feet deep on the Great Barrier Reef, on a cold and windy beach in the South Atlantic, or inside the Arctic Circle. His award-winning images, represented by the prestigious Jaynes Gallery and available on
www.joshanon.com, have appeared in a variety of galleries, calendars, and other publications, including the San Diego Natural History museum, Nature's Best, Photo Media, The Kiteboarder, and more. Josh teaches photography, both privately and for the Panasonic Digital Photo Academy, and he and his mother, Ellen, have also coauthored Aperture Exposed (Sybex, 2006) Photoshop CS5 for Nature Photographers (Sybex 2010), and more. He is also a cofounder of DSLRU (
Josh continues to develop software in his free time, currently focusing on FlipBook, which is movie-making software for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch.
When not shooting, making cartoons, or coding, Josh can be found kiteboarding.
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