Dewitt Jones is one of America’s top professional photographers with a career stretching over several decades. As a motion picture director, he has had two films nominated for Academy Awards (Climb – Best Live Action Short Film and John Muir’s High Sierra – Best Short Subject Documentary) before he was thirty. Twenty years as a freelance photographer for National Geographic earned him a reputation as a world class photojournalist. Turning to advertising, Jones rose to the forefront of corporate creative marketing, photographing national advertising campaigns for Dewar’s Scotch, Canon, and United Airlines. Jones is recognized as a world class lecturer. His knowledge of the creative process, his relaxed and genuine style, and his ability to communicate make his presentations truly outstanding.
Where do we find the vision to take our lives to the next level? How can we make our life less of a struggle and more of a joy? For photographer and creativity expert Dewitt Jones, the answers to these questions lie in the images we hold about ourselves, our future and the way in which we grow.
Dare to Dance
Dare to Dance is a version of Jones’s Extraordinary Visions program customized for meetings in Hawaii. The themes of Vision, Passion, Purpose and Creativity are interlaced with stories & images drawn from his time spent in the beautiful Pacific Isles.
Dewitt Jones explores the fundamentals of creativity— what they are, how they exist in each of us, and how to remove the blocks that keep us from accessing them.
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Dewitt Jones is one of America’s top professional photographers. Twenty years with National Geographic photographing stories around the globe has earned him the reputation as a world-class photojournalist. As a motion picture director, two of Dewitt’s films were nominated for Academy Awards.
In the business community, Dewitt’s work is also well known. He rose to the forefront of creative marketing by photographing national advertising campaigns for organizations such as Dewar’s Scotch, Canon, and United Airlines.
Dewitt has published nine books including California! and John Muir’s High Sierra. His most recent book, The Nature of Leadership, was created in collaboration with Stephen R. Covey.
Speaking to audiences across the country, Dewitt is recognized as a renowned lecturer. His genuine style and ability to communicate with audiences make his presentations truly outstanding. Dewitt’s inspirational messages are further discussed in his best selling training programs.
Dewitt graduated from Dartmouth College with a B.A. in drama and holds a Master’s Degree in filmmaking from the University of California at Los Angeles.