Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Travis Dove - CPOY 2007

Travis Dove was born in Charlotte, NC on Nov. 22, 1981 and grew up in Concord, NC. He is the 2007 College Photographer of the Year.

He is currently a graduate student working toward a master's degree in photography at Ohio University. He plans to complete this degree in Spring, 2008. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wake Forest University in 2004.

He is a member of National Press Photographers Association.

He has interned at The Charlotte Observer, The Augusta Chronicle and The Valley News. He has freelanced for The News & Observer and worked at several smaller papers in the Durham, N.C. area.

He won 2007 College Photographer Of the Year, as well as Gold awards in Portrait, Documentary and Portfolio. He also won Awards of Excellence in Sports Feature and Pictorial categories at the 2007 CPOY competition. This is the first time his work has been awarded in an open forum.

Additional images can be seen at his Web site and his blog.

He resides in Athens, Ohio, 750 miles from his high school sweetheart, who he has been with for eight years.

Please read his interview parts A, B and C.

Enough for now,

1 comment:

Marie said...

What an inspiring portfolio. Makes me wanna go back to school to learn more technical photography skills...I am so sadly self-taught. I've got to work so much harder. Keep fresh. Sheesh. I love the youth for this....;)