Judith Pishnery

Judith Pishnery

Judith Pishnery

  • A.A., photography, Art Institute of Atlanta
  • B.A., photography, Thomas Edison State College
  • M.A., commercial photography, Savannah College of Art and Design
  • M.F.A., photography, Savannah College of Art and Design
First year at SCAD:

"My inspiration for teaching is to be able to share my passion and knowledge for the art and science of photography. My goal as a photography professor is to prepare the next generation of professional photographers (art or commercial) and continue to elevate the 'professional' photographic arts and businesses."

Awards, recognition and honors

SCAD, Atlanta, Georgia: Graduate Honors Scholarship, Presidential Scholarship; High Museum of Art, internship, curator Julian Cox


Advisory board, Atlanta Celebrates Photography; board of directors, American Photographic Artists; Society for Photographic Education; Professional Photographers of America; Atlanta Photography Gallery

Publications and presentations

Clients: Atlanta Magazine, Georgia Chamber of Commerce, NBA- D-League, The Coca-Cola Company, Fischer Connectors, Bodacious Foods

Previous Positions

Partner and photographer, Pisconeri Studio Inc., Atlanta, Georgia; professor, SCAD Atlanta, Atlanta; faculty, The Showcase School, Atlanta; faculty, Art Institute of Atlanta, Atlanta; partner, gallery curator, Bella Museo Art Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

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Courses Taught

  • PHOT 113 Photographic Foundations I
  • PHOT 114 Photographic Foundations II
  • PHOT 115 Black-and-white Technique
  • PHOT 206 Color Technique
  • PHOT 219 Photography Project Seminar I
  • PHOT 220 Large-format Technique
  • PHOT 313 Studio Lighting Technique
  • PHOT 319 Photography Project Seminar II
  • PHOT 332 Fashion Photography
  • PHOT 336 The Photographic Portrait
  • PHOT 345 Advanced Digital Imaging
  • PHOT 400 Business Practices for Photography
  • PHOT 415 Photography Portfolio
  • PHOT 475 Photography Senior Project
  • PHOT 731 Portraiture Photography