Steven Koppel Self Expression Through Imagery

4 04 2020

Steven Koppel is a Brewster resident of over 20 years with extensive photographing the flats and beaches of Cape Cod. Professionally, Steve spent 20 years as a senior partner performing business consulting work with Accenture, leaving in 2002 to volunteer with non-profit organizations to help maximize social impact. Steve’s work includes serving on the board of the Dana – Farber Cancer Institute, and roles with several other healthcare organizations including McLean Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Gosnold on Cape Cod. Steve is represented by FOCUS Gallery in Chatham, recently published a book on the Brewster Flats, and is a frequent speaker on the subject of self-expression through imagery. He is also the founder of the non-profit EDI Institute, focused on the use of digital imagery to promote healing and resilience for those facing challenges including cancer and mental illness. Learn more about EDI and watch Steve’s TEDx talk at During this session, Steve will share his views of imagery as a form of self-expression, emphasizing not only technique but also the overall photographic experience. Steve specializes in creative approaches for expressing movement of water, and these will be explored extensively. Self-Expression Through Imagery he believes in the power of self-expression through imagery, independent of an individual’s artistic training or background. This presentation will explore imagery as a form of self-expression, both from the perspective of a passionate photographer and from the view of individuals who are self-proclaimed “non-artists.” Steve will share examples of his own imagery conveying feelings and experiences during specific moments on the beaches and tidal flats of Cape Cod. He will also present images created by individuals using Expressive Digital Imagery (EDI) on mobile devices to convey thoughts and feelings in ways not possible through words alone. Many of these individuals face challenges including mental illness, cancer, and addiction, and he will share the moving stories they tell through digital imagery. Join us for Steven Koppel’s presentation on Self Expression through Imagery.




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