Shawn Lee is the founder and owner of Shawn Lee Studios in Southfield, MI and Detroit, MI. Shawn is a photography instructor for and Schoolcraft College in Livonia, Michigan and is the head of diversity for the Professional Photographers of America. He is also the co-founder of XPOSURE 101 Photography Conference which hosts over 400 photographers from around the country for 3 days of high level instruction geared toward diversity in Detroit, MI.Along with being an artist, photography instructor and entrepreneur, Shawn has been passionate in the service of community for over 19 years. Shawn serves as a board member and Director of Photography for TEDxDetroit and is the head mentor for the Crescent Academy School District in Southfield, MI. Shawn is also the founder and director of "I SEE DETROIT", his Fine Art Photography turned community initiative which features an annual photographic tour that brings photographers from across the nation to photograph the jewels of the city of Detroit.You'll often hear Shawn say, "RUN THAT!" or "BRING THE PAIN!", and most recently...“ROCK THAT!”, which are his energetic terms for making life happen. He approaches photography, his love for people and his numerous community service initiatives very much the same way... with a great deal of enthusiasm.