Dwight Carter is an award-winning photographer whose work spans the globe. He has documented the Dance Theater of Harlem's historic performance in Cairo, Egypt, the 10th Anniversary of independence of Zimbabwe, the last vestiges of the Black Cowboys in America and the war-torn landscapes of Vietnam, where he served as a combat photographer and personal photographer to General Creighton Abrams, US Commanding General of South Vietnam.
His engaging portraits capture the heart and soul of America’s favorite boldface names. His portrait portfolio includes subjects such as Harry Belafonte, Dr. Maya Angelou, Judith Jamison Oprah Winfrey, Ruby Dee, Leontyne Price and Nelson Mandela.
Dwight’s launched his career 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.