Dwight Carter is an advertising and portrait photographer, known nationally for his work which includes subjects such as, Dr. Maya Angelou, Leontine Price, Oprah Winfrey, Ruby Dee, Susan Taylor and Nelson Mandela, as well as a host of others with a career span of over 30 years.
Dwight served in Vietnam as a combat photographer and personal photographer to General Creighton Abrams, US Commanding General of South Vietnam.
Among some of his corporate and advertising clients are American Express, AT&T, Texaco and General Motors.
His portfolio spans the globe documenting the Dance Theater of Harlem's historic opening in Cairo, Egypt, the 10th Anniversary of independence of Zimbabwe, and the growth and expansion of McCalls, Essence, Family Circle and Black Enterprise Magazines. He has also received number of awards and honorable mentions for his works in advertising as well.
Dwights career began in great company, as assistant to Richard Avedon, Hiro, Bert Stern and Helmut Newton. Dwight received his B.A. degree in Fine Art Photography from the prestigious Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles, California.