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Master Photographer Allen Rokach to Give Free Lecture at the Clark

For Immediate Release

July 19, 2011

WILLIAMSTOWN, MA—Master photographer Allen Rokach will kick off his “Focus on Nature: A Summer Photography Workshop” with The Power of Natural Light, a free public lecture on Friday, July 29 at 7:00 pm. In this special lecture, Rokach will reveal the secret to creating stunning outdoor photography. He will discuss how to analyze the quality, direction and intensity of light to best capture the photographic subject.

On Saturday and Sunday following the lecture, Rokach will lead “Focus on Nature,” an intensive digital photography workshop in which participants will explore in the limitless possibilities of digital nature, landscape, garden, and flower photography. Through lectures, field sessions, review sessions, and individual consultations, participants will receive in-depth instruction on enhancing their photographic skills. The price of the weekend workshop is $300 ($250 members) and includes continental breakfast and box lunch on Saturday and Sunday. Enrollment for this workshop is limited to 20 students. Reservations may be made online or by calling 413 458 0524.

Allen Rokach has traveled the world since 1975 on photographic assignments that range from the bulb fields of Holland and the antiquities of Egypt to the vast Amazonian rain forest. In the course of his career, he also served for fourteen years as the staff photographer and Director of Photography at the New York Botanical Garden and ten years as a Senior Photographer for Southern Living magazine. His editorial assignments have included National Geographic, Audubon, Natural History, the New York Times, Southern Living, Better Homes & Gardens, Fine Gardening, Garden Design, Coastal Living, Parade, Pinnacle, Cooking Light, and Science Digest, among many others. His photographs have appeared on the covers of many magazines, including Horticulture, Natural History, Fine Gardening, Garden, Modern Photography, Popular Photography and Southern Living. He has taught at the New School for Social Research, the American Museum of Natural History, the International Center of Photography, the Santa Fe Photographic Workshops, and several colleges. He founded the Center for Nature Photography, and has lectured and led travel photography workshops throughout the world. www.allenrokach.com

The Clark

The Clark is located at 225 South Street in Williamstown, Massachusetts. The galleries are open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm (daily in July and August). Admission is $15 June 1 through October 31. Admission is free for children 18 and younger, members, and students with valid ID. Admission is free November through May. For more information, call 413 458 2303 or visit clarkart.edu.

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July 29: Master photographer Allen Rokach will kick off his “Focus on Nature: A Summer Photography Workshop” with The Power of Natural Light, a free public lecture on Friday, July 29 at 7:00 pm. In this special lecture, Rokach will reveal the secret to creating stunning outdoor photography. He will discuss how to analyze the quality, direction and intensity of light to best capture the photographic subject. The Clark, 225 South Street, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 413 458 2303, clarkart.edu.

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