With 28 Academy of Country Music Awards, 20 Country Music Associations Awards, two GRAMMY Awards, and more than 30-million records sold as half o the country music's legendary duo Brooks & Dunn, it's evident that ROnnie Dunn knows a thing or two about pleasing his fans.
Dunn's pursuit of yet another creative venture into photography has, not surprisingly, created a buzz. In less than a year, Ronnie's photography has earned him the major featured-artists exhibit at the Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum; earned him a top-five spot in the 2017 Cowboys & Indians prestigious western-themed photo contest announced in the February 2018 issue; and, most recently, a full-feature article in the 25th Anniversary Edition of Cowboys & Indians.
Ronald C. Modra traveled the world as a Sports Illustrated photographer for 25 years where he traveled the world covering the Olympics, the Track and Field Championships and every World Series and spring training. He has seventy SI covers to his credit and several of his photographs were selected for Sports Illustrated's 40 Best of All Time and The Century's Best Sports Photos. He is also the two-time winner of the Baseball Hall of Fame’s Best Photo of the Year award. His new book, A Baseball Life, features 40 years of his photos and essays from baseball’s best-known scribes.
He has shot covers for some 200 publications worldwide and contributed to dozens of publications including Time, People, National Geographic, Parade, Playboy, New York Magazine, TV Guide, Philadelphia and Country Music Magazine, to name a few.
A frequent contributor of fishing, outdoor, and travel photography, Modra’s work has appeared in publications and websites including Field & Stream, Outdoor Life, outdoorlife.com, and more.
Modra has done commercial work for Coca-Cola, Kellogg's, Reebok, Easton, Dodge, and Slimfast to name a few.
Modra has created album and book cover photography country music stars including Brooks & Dunn, Brad Paisley and Travis Tritt. He has shot feature stories and concert photography for performers including Merle Haggard, Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban, Toby Keith and the Mavericks, among others.
Steven Martine is an experience lifestyle photographer who specializes in creating outstanding visual content for advertising editorial and music clients around the globe. The unique editorial style of his images help tell stories, capture moments and deliver the client's message. Steven is based in Stuart Florida. He is a member of ASMP (American Society of MEdia Photographers) and is available for travel everywhere.
Dustin Haney, 27, a photographer whose work has appeared in Rolling Stone, People, and Country Weekly, among other publications, is also an accomplished filmmaker whose clips have aired on TV networks including The Disney Channel, CMT, GAC, ABC, VH1, MTV and The Outdoor Channel and TV programs such as The View and Good Morning America.
The Nashville native has produced content for many artists and has hit the road with many solo acts and bands to capture exclusive performance and behind the scenes footage for Breaking Benjamin, Reba, Brooks & Dunn, Andy Grammar, Brantley Gilbert, Justine Moore, Luke Combs, Christ Bandi, Eli Young Band, Ronnie Dunn, and Clint Black to name a few.
Jim Arndt, nationally recognized advertising and editorial photographer, is based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He specializes in location productions and environmental portraiture. Jim is the recipient of over 500 photography and advertising awards including the Kelly Award for Best Magazine Campaign, numerous Clios, New York Art Directors Club and Communication Arts Photo awards. He was named Adweek National Photographer of the Year, Adweek “Creative All Star” photographer, and was one of American Photographer magazine’s top photographers.
Jim’s work has been exhibited in a number of galleries across the country including Minneapolis and Austin, in addition to Santa Fe and Taos. His work was included in the 2016-2017 exhibition at the New Mexico History Museum, ‘Lowriders, Hoppers, & Hot Rods: Car Culture of Northern New Mexico’, as well as the companion title, ‘Orale! Lowrider: Custom made in New Mexico’, published by the Museum of New Mexico Press, and is in the Museums permanent photography collection. In addition, Jim has taught at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design and the Santa Fe Photographic Workshops.
Jim Arndt’s partial client list includes: Dodge, Ram, Wrangler Jeans, Chevrolet, Marlboro, Nathalie Santa Fe, Ronnie Dunn Music, Chrysler, 3M, Honda, Anheuser Busch, Sony, Schwinn, USWest, Coors, General Mills, Purina, GMC, Lee Jeans, Rolling Stone, Paris Match, Federal Express, Timex, Infiniti, Jeep, Jim Beam, Nissan, Winchester, and Harley-Davidson. He has also achieved acclaim for the Ram ‘Farmer’ Super Bowl commercial, the companion National Geographic book ‘The Farmer in All of Us’, and for his books, ‘The Cowboy Boot Book’ , ‘The Art of the Boot’, ‘How to be a Cowboy’, ‘Buckaroo Boots’, ‘100 Years of Western Wear ‘, ‘Cowboy Boots’, ‘Art of Turquoise’, ‘Art of the Cross’, ‘Art of the Skull’, ‘Art of the Heart’, ‘Art of the Buckle’, his Western greeting card series, along with his annual ‘Cowboy Boot’ Calendars.