About the Author

In 2010, Photo District News named Dane Sanders one of the 30 most influential living photographers of the last decade. He has been featured in numerous publications including Rangefinder and Professional Photographer magazines and has also produced hundreds of video podcasts - including his free weekly Fast Track Coaching broadcast - to help photographers get the essential insights and tools they need to flourish as professional creatives.

Dane is the author of two books: Fast Track Photographer: Leverage Your Unique Strengths for a More Successful Photography Business and The Fast Track Photographer Business Plan: Build a Successful Photography Venture from the Ground Up - both published by Amphoto/Random House. He's also the creator of the Photographer DNA (pDNA) and Business Stress Test (bST) assessment tools.

As a speaker, he has been invited to give keynote presentations at WPPI, Imaging USA and Photo Plus Expo as well international events such as FHOX Fotografar in Brazil, PPOC in Canada and Creative Asia in Malaysia. He is regularly invited to address regional groups as well as hosts his own traveling workshops. He has been a featured speaker for such companies as Adobe, Random House & WHCC. He's also the founder, co-producer and host of Escalate LIVE, a world-class annual conference for creative professionals that is broadcasted LIVE for free worldwide.

Dane, his wife Tami, along with their four children, make their home in Newport Beach, California.

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