Konrad Eek is an educator and the founder of Maxwell Eek Photography, a commercial photography studio. Principle photographer Konrad Eek started his career in Dallas after earning a BFA in photography from the University of Oklahoma. After several years of freelance work, Eek was named studio manager at Steven Michael Studios in Dallas. Eek left Dallas in 1995 to take a position as director of photography at PGI L.L.C. in Oklahoma City. Eek left PGI in 1999 to establish Maxwell Eek Photography, a full service commercial photography studio in Norman, Oklahoma. In addition to the studio operation, Eek has a long-term commitment to arts education. While an adjunct professor at Oklahoma City Community College, Eek taught advanced photography classes in the Graphic Communications department. He has also worked with the internationally recognized Oklahoma Arts Institute for 30 years as an instructor and has served on both their Visual Arts Advisory Panel and Board of Directors. In addition, Eek has facilitated photography workshops for a diverse group of clients including the University of Oklahoma and The National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum. He is the author of several courses and articles for Linked in Learning covering traditional black and white photography, photo lighting, framing, and exhibiting.