Mark Edward Harris Lecture: The Fine Art of Travel Photography

Friday, August 15, 2014, from 7-8pm

$10 general admission; $5 student admission

Payment is taken at the door.

mark E Harris:TrafficAfter graduating from California State University, Los Angeles with a Master of Arts Degree in Pictorial/Documentary History, Mark Edward Harris started his professional photography career doing the stills for the Merv Griffin Show and various television and movie companies. When the show ended in 1986 he set off on a four-month trek across the Pacific and throughout Southeast Asia, China and Japan. The images created on that trip brought attention to his travel/documentary photography. He since has visited and photographed in over eighty-five countries.
His editorial work has appeared in publications such as Life, GEO, Conde Nast Traveler, The Los Angeles Times Sunday Magazine, and The London Sunday Times Travel Magazine as well as all the major photography and in-flight magazines. His commercial clients range from The Gap to Coca-Cola to Mexicana Airlines. He is the recipient of numerous awards including a CLIO, ACE, Aurora Gold, and Photographer of the Year at the Black & White Spider Awards. His books include Faces of the Twentieth Century: Master Photographers and Their Work, The Way of the Japanese Bath, Wanderlust, North Korea, South Korea, and Inside Iran. North Korea was named Photography Book of the Year at the 2013 International Photography Awards.
Mark will talk about his experience as a photojournalist and share some of his work, including recent images from North Korea, Iran, and Myanmar.
He will be giving a weekend Workshop at The Image Flow August 15-17th on the Fine Art of Travel Photography. This lecture is in conjunction with the workshop and open to the general public.

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