Dewitt Jones is one of America's top professional photographers with a career stretching over twenty years.
As a motion picture director, he had two documentary films nominated for Academy Awards (Climb - Best Live Action Short Film and John Muir's High Sierra - Best Short Subject Documentary) before he was thirty.
Turning to advertising, Jones rose to the forefront of corporate creative marketing photographing national advertising campaigns for Dewar's Scotch, Canon, and United Airlines.
He has published nine books, including California!, Visions of Wilderness, What The Road Passes By, Robert Frost; A Tribute To The Source, Canyon Country and John Muir’s High Sierra. His most recent book, The Nature of Leadership was created in collaboration with Stephen R. Covey (The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People). Dewitt's column, Basic Jones, appears monthly in Outdoor Photographer magazine.
He is a cum laude graduate of Dartmouth College with a B.A. in Drama and holds a Masters Degree in film making from UCLA.
Dewitt is recognized as a world class lecturer. His knowledge of the creative process, his relaxed and genuine style and his ability to communicate make his presentations truly outstanding.
"Your warmth and sincerity coupled with your photographic talent and
expert presentation skills provided us with an unforgettable morning. It's not easy to get a standing ovation from this group, and you did!"
"I would recommend you to all audiences of any kind of business. Yours is a universal message that bears repeating and amplifying. We
all experience moment of clarity, when life does come into focus. You have helped us live those moments with more appreciation."
"If your organization is planning a conference and the agenda doesn't include Dewitt Jones, you've done a disservice to those who will attend."
"You changed lives! It was clear during the standing ovations, that your participation made the meeting something special. Because of
what you did, this will be one of the Million Dollar Round Table's most cherished meetings."