Phillip is a native of Statesville, NC, a graduate of Appalachian State University with a degree in industrial Technology and Photography and Business. Phillip has achieved National Certification as a Professional Photographer (CPP) in 1997.
Phillip earned this accreditation through hard work, photographing and teaching at seminars. This is no simple task. He has spoken at state level conventions and won numerous awards for photography throughout the country. Currently, he is working to achieve his National Certification as a Digital Artist through the Professional Photographers Association. (PPA)
Over the past 20 years, he has studied under master photographers all over the country to further his knowledge and understanding of the art of photography.
As a nationally recognized professional photographer, Phillip has photographed industry leaders, professional athletes, families, and local celebrities over the past 20 years. With 23 years of photography knowledge, from film photography to digital photography, from technical information to the art of design, Phillip is excited to help you expand your knowledge of this wonderful industry! With over 100 weddings and 40,000 portrait sessions photographed, Crider’s Photography has the knowledge to educate, inspire, create and take you on an incredible adventure into the world of photography.
Phillip and Leigh Anne have been married for the past 18 years. They have two children ages 8 and 14. As a family, they enjoy spending time outdoors, taking trips and just playing around the house. Phillip loves playing basketball, gardening, playing golf, teaching and firearms.
Altogether, Phillip has a passion for people and teaching the art of photography. We are excited to have you join him and take a class from Crider’s Photography.
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