Donald Miralle – With more than 40 international awards to his credit including six World Press Awards, Donald Miralle has been recognized as one of the most innovative photographers in the industry for the past two decades. Born and raised in Southern California, Donald graduated from Loyola H.S. and University of California, Los Angeles with a B.A. in Fine Arts. His artistic approach to his editorial and commercial photography and has been sought after by some of the largest agencies, publications, and brands to shoot the world’s greatest athletes and biggest events. Miralle’s work has been profiled in publications including Photo District News, British Journal of Photography, The Holland Times, The San Diego Union Tribune, and Top Magazine in Brazil; as well as on TV shows like ESPN, Entertainment TV, and the Today Show. Donald has served as a keynote speaker at many international events including the PDN PhotoPlus Expo, Great White North Workshop, UAPP, Danish Photographers Union Convention, and is active in the education of photojournalism at colleges and workshops including Brooks College, Art Center Design, BYU, Sportsshooter Academies, and the 2.8 Dueeotto/Donald Miralle Sports Photography Workshop in Italy. In addition he has served as a jury member for the Best of Photojournalism, Swedish Pictures of the Year, and the Wisconsin and Utah Press Photographers Associations. Donald is also the founder and owner of Leucadia Photoworks, the only full service studio and photographer collective in North County San Diego. His wife Lauren and their two sons Luke and Micah make their home in the beach community of Leucadia, California and enjoy surfing, paddling and drinking fine wine in their spare time.