David Ulrich is a photographer, author, and educator who has been teaching photography for over forty years in colleges, universities, and workshop centers in the US and internationally. He is currently a professor and co-director of Pacific New Media Foundation in Honolulu, Hawai‘i. His work has been published in many books and journals including Aperture, Mānoa, Parabola, and Sierra Club publications. Ulrich's photographs have been exhibited internationally in more than 75 one-person and group exhibitions—and can be found in numerous collections. Born and raised in Akron, Ohio, he received a BFA from School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Tufts U. and an MFA from Rhode Island School of Design. He is the author of several books including The Widening Stream: the Seven Stages of Creativity, and most recently, Zen Camera: Creative Awakening with a Daily Practice in Photography (Watson-Guptill/Random House 2018).