Music professor at San Francisco State University, Jassen Todorov is more than a prodigious talent in music and teaching. He is also a acclaimed violinist, licensed pilot and talented photographer. Todorov, 40, having performed on stages around the world. Jassen was born in Bulgaria in a family of musicians and started playing the violin at age 5, at 26 he became the youngest musician to record all six violin sonatas of Eugene Ysaye. He began flying in 2002 and is now licensed as a private, instrument-rated and commercial pilot, and a flight instructor. Jassen uses Nikon D810, with a 70-200mm lenses, his work has been featured in National Geographic, The Guardian, Telegraph, Daily Mail, USA Today and many others. His photo of Koehn Lake in the Mojave Desert won a first-place International Photography Award and he was named Nature Photographer of the Year. Jassen’s image of the Grand Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone was exhibited at the Summerset House, London, after winning Second Place in the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards – US Open Category.