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Golden Light Awards : Maine Photographic Workshops


Shannon Fagan


86.13161898301 China

1.646.3198301 United States

Skype: shannonfagan

After growing up in Memphis,TN, Shannon spent a decade in New York City developing a career in assignment and stock photography for clients such as Intel, BMW, Time, Fortune, and the New Yorker.

In 2011, after several years of traveling to China for production work, he relocated permanently to Beijing, to develop a stock and assignment production unit supplying images to General Electric, Ernst & Young, Microsoft, Alamy, Getty Images, Corbis, Blend, Shutterstock and others.

He has served on the board of directors and committee chairs for The American Photographic Artists and American Society of Media Photographers, and was President of the Stock Artists Alliance. He has received recognition for his work in PDN's 30, numerous annuals of Communication Arts and American Photography, and was the recipient of an NEA grant together with the Houston Center for Photography.

He serves as a consultant to the foreign photographic community interested in Asia and entrepreneurial startups in China. He shoots, art directs, and leads productions in Beijing alongside attending The University of Maryland's Executive MBA and an intensive in Mandarin at the HSK3 level.

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Model Casting & Inquiries


We accept applications on a rolling basis from experienced models/actors in the community, as well as from newcomers to the talent field from the general public. We maintain a strong database of both Chinese and International models. Applicant information is always kept confidential.


Careers & Internship Opportunities


Careers, part-time work, and internships can be found posted in the community at large via job boards online. We regularly interview new candidates to keep company productions creatively fresh and interactive. Internship descriptions may be found by following the link on this website:

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