- New Advertising Work
- Dining by Design
- Works in Fantasy
- Works in Fantasy 3
- Works in Fantasy 2
- Celebrity Portaits
- Mel and Emma
- Mel and Emma - 2
- Beauty Works
- Seeing Spots
- Kodak Brownie Camera
- ArtWorks - Nature
- ArtWorks - Dance
- San Francisco Symphony Fundraiser
- My Relatives
Ken is a working professional photographer with over 30 years experience in advertising
photography. Creating many of his images with the use of modern photographic technologies,
Ken has also taught professionals and beginners through seminars and personal training.
Born and raised in New York City, his roots began with a BFA from the School of Visual Arts.
He continued the use of his talents by assisting many of advertising’s top known photographers,
right after graduating SVA in 1985. He started his professional career in 1988 and continued to work with art directors, fashion designers and graphic artists; creating work for national ads, annual reports, editorials etc. His talents have been published numerous times in Digital Imaging Magazine, What Digital Camera (England), SM Magazine in Switzerland for fashion editorials, National advertising for Hair care products and beauty products, Software companies and Couture Fashion designers. He has created numerous conceptual portraits for celebrities and actors, and the national ad campaign for Siegfried and Roy’s "Secret Garden".
Currently Ken owns and co-created a website called Digital 1 to 1 LLC
Created for beginners to the advanced hobbyist.
Digital 1 to 1™
Digital Photography Made Simple™
Applications: Adobe Photoshop, Final Cut Pro
Creative Fields:Photography, Photo Manipulation, Concept Art, Video Editing, Fine Arts
|City: Los Angeles||Personal Site: http://www.digital1to1.com|
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Hello Filter Foundry.
My name is Ken Pivak and for the past 25 years I have been an advertising photographer, working with ad agencies, art directors, fashion designers, and many others. I started my career in 1981 assisting commercial shooters, while attending the School of Visual Arts in NYC. Graduating with a BFA in Photography 1985, I continued to work with known greats as Eric Meola, Co Rentmeester, Ryszard Horowitz, Eric Michelson... and many others, mostly with national advertising.
I reached the end of my assisting in 1989 when hired by a senior art director from Grey Advertising to shoot a National hair campaign for the Zotos Corporation. Thus my career began and continues still today.
Currently I created a show about photography and now find myself in front of the camera, as well as writing scripts, directing, filming and editing in Final Cut to complete my videos. After years of getting others proud of the images they're in, I wanted to turn my life around to help others become proud of the images they take... designed for beginners and those who had never picked up a camera.
Seeing how our business has changed in so many ways I did not want to lose the very passions I feel as a photographer. I find by showing everyone that photography is not only fun, but inspiring as well, my life as a photographer now feels as enlightened as it did the very first day I received that first hair campaign.
I will be adding many more images as the year begins to take shape. My time with my show does keep me quite busy, but my love to shoot and to constantly test the edges of my vision will last forever. I appreciate the social aspect of this site and how we can all share in our feelings as well as our talents. I thank you for viewing and for any inquires about my work.
Photographer with a love for conceptual imagery.
PhotoShop and Final Cut Studio.