Dan Frievalt Has a Mantra


“Maybe even looking back at my life, I’ve always kinda looked at things a little bit different and done things a little different.”

Dan Frievalt is always striving to be different and better.

“I’m always trying to see what’s coming next.”

1:22 - What’s in a Name?

3:10 - Green Bay

5:59 - Different About Being Different

8:55 - Droppin’ Names

13:54 - Rules of Compositing

16:01 - The Plan B’s

19:32 - Efficiency

22:20 - What’s Next and What’s Different Now

25:50 - Two More

“A lot of times, the vision is so much more clear than the technical ability.”

Dan Frievalt M.Photog, M.Artist, CR. is a photographer that enjoys blending creative light with graphic design to create artistic images that evoke drama and tell a story. Dan’s formal education includes an Associate degree in Marketing Communications and has worked as a Graphic Artist for 12 years before changing his career path to photography in 2005. “I always enjoyed photography but ever since digital capture I have found a new voice in creating images by combining my design background with my eye for photography.” Dan has earned many awards including the Canon Par Excellence Award, Fuji Masterpiece Award, ASP State Elite awards, PPA Platinum, Gold and Silver awards, Image Excellence Award and several Kodak Gallery Awards. Dan has also been honored to have his images published in several magazines including the cover of Professional Photographer.

Due to the high demand for Dan to share his photography knowledge, he provides in-person education around the country for several state and national photography conventions including Imaging USA, SYNC (Senior Youth National Conference), After Dark Education, SPI (Senior Portrait International) and Texas School for Professional Photographers. To help educate even a larger, global audience, Dan also presents Masterclass Programs via webinar platforms and runs Seniors Unlocked providing many photography products while still actively running a full-time photography studio specializing in High School Seniors.

“I have a short attention span.”