Glen Canyon Lecture Series Presents
“Photographing the Southwest” by Laurent Martres
Thursday April 18th, 2013, 7:00 pm (Mountain Standard Time) at Carl Hayden Visitor Center at Glen Canyon Dam.
Have you ever wanted to see with your own eyes all the beautiful locations found in coffee table books, posters and travel magazines? Do you want to see the most photogenic spots in our national parks and monuments? Do you want to visit spectacular “off the beaten track” locations outside the parks? Are you are interested in rock art and early Native American dwellings? Laurent Martres’ The Photographing the Southwest guidebook series is the culmination of over twenty years experience exploring and photographing the natural landmarks of the Southwest. Join Laurent on an exploration of all that the Southwest has to offer to even the most casual of photographers!
Laurent Martres is the author of four highly-praised books on photographing the American Southwest: Land of the Canyons and three volumes in the Photographing the Southwest series, which covers Arizona, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico. He is the recipient of two Benjamin Franklin Awards (Best Travel Book 2007, 2009) for books published and over sixty thousand photography enthusiasts from around the world have used his books to discover amazing photographic opportunities around the Colorado Plateau. Despite his busy schedule managing and expanding his publishing activity, Laurent continue to dedicate a lot of time, focus, and passion to his photography, which takes him around the world. Laurent is also a veteran of over 200 arts festival over the past ten years.