Mark entered the photographic & imaging industry in 1980 through his father Joseph
Mather. His father was instrumental in developing the Norman Electronic Flash
Company several years ago.
Throughout his career, Mark has worked with many professional photographic and
imaging equipment companies such as Norman Enterprises, Quantum Instruments,
Hasselblad, Carl Zeiss, Photogenic, Sinar-Broncolor, Chimera, and was the Director of
Sales for the U.S. for the Germany Lighting Company, Hensel GmbH for many years.
Mark also has had the opportunity to work with many great photographers and educators
as well such as Annie Leibovitz, Helmut Newton, Dennis Reggie, and Greg Gorman. He owes much of his lighting knowledge to the late Dean Collins who is considered the best photographic lighting instructor ever. Mark worked with Dean for several years and helped develop the “Dean Collins Fine Light Series” of educational publications and video’s.
Mark has an honorary Master’s Degree from the Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa
Barbara, CA and is currently the Director of Sales for the Aputure Imaging Company."