Todd Vorenkamp

Todd Vorenkamp

Arts & Humanities Adjunct
Online Faculty

About Todd

Todd Vorenkamp has been taking photographs for over 30 years. Todd has a Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Transportation from the United States Merchant Marine Academy and a Master of Fine Arts degree in Photography from the Academy of Art University. He is a former US Navy and Coast Guard helicopter aviator who has flown as an aircraft commander in the Boeing CH-46D Seaknight, Sikorsky UH-3H Sea King, Sikorsky MH-60S Knighthawk, and Eurocopter MH-65C Dauphin helicopters. Todd has also sailed as a mate on large ocean-going containerships as a licensed merchant marine officer. While teaching photography classes at Dakota College, he is a Senior Creative Content Writer at the famous B&H Photo Video store in New York City where he creates educational content for their online magazine. He also works as a freelance writer, freelance photographer, and sailing instructor.

  • BS Marine Transportation, United States Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, New York
  • MFA Photography, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, California
Classes Taught Online
  • PHOT 150 – Digital Darkroom
  • PHOT 180 – Photography I
  • PHOT 190 – Principles of Lighting
  • PHOT 210 – Intermediate Photography
  • PHOT 232 – Advertising Photography (scheduled, but haven’t had students)
  • PHOT 234 – Portrait Photography PHOT 240 – Outdoor Photography
  • PHOT 285 – Conceptual Photography
  • PHOT 289 – Documentary Photography
  • PHOT 296 – Outdoor Photography – Study Abroad
  • PHOT 289 – Photography Portfolio
  • PHOT 293 – Photography Practicum
Curriculum Vitae