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Celebrate the 40-year photography career of Tom Ulrich with a community lecture and workshop

The 40-year photography career of Tom Ulrich will be celebrated Feb. 11 at the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory’s Caylor Auditorium with a free community lecture at 6:30 p.m. sponsored by the GCRL.

An Evening of Images: Stock and Whatnot is set to showcase Ulrich’s career of stock photography and magazine articles over four decades. Ulrich has been featured in National Wildlife, Audubon, National Geographic, Montana Outdoors and many other publications.

Ulrich grew up in south Chicago, graduated with a degree in biology from Southern Illinois University and taught biology for four years before beginning his career as a freelance photographer. In his career, he has amassed a library of more than a million images of birds and mammal from around the world.

Along with the free community lecture, Ulrich will host a “Beginning Digital Photography Workshop” from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Feb. 12 in the Caylor building. Topics of the workshop include: Composition, digital post processing, macro, histograms, Photoshop adjustments, and night photography.  Workshop attendees can bring up to three photos for Ulrich to critique. Tickets are $35 per person. Contact James Skrmetta at 228-872-4254 or by email at james.skrmetta@usm.edu for more information.

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