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Maine Media Master Series Lecture: Elizabeth Opalenik and Peter Turnley

Posted July 25, 2013, at 3:59 p.m.
Last modified Sept. 28, 2013, at 1:54 p.m.

Monday, Aug. 5, 2013 7:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Location: Rockport Opera House, 18 Central St, Rockport, Maine

For more information: Maine Media Workshops + College; 207-236-8581; mainemedia.edu

From her earliest days doing advertising and editorial assignments, Elizabeth Opalenik has been hired for the sense of poetic grace and movement she brings to her images. As a fine art photographer Elizabeth now extends that sensibility to philanthropic projects documenting stories in the Amazon and South America for Medical Ministries International on projects concerned with eye care. She is a sought after educator for the sense of wonder and possibility she creates in her students.

Peter Turnley is a photojournalist renown for documenting the human condition and current events. He is also a widely acclaimed street photographer who’s lived in and photographed Paris since 1978-one of the preeminent photographers of the daily life in Paris of his generation. His work is often seen in the world’s most prestigious magazines: Newsweek, Harper’s, Stern, Paris Match, Geo, LIFE, National Geographic, The London Sunday Times, VSD, Le Figaro, Le Monde, and DoubleTake. He is now based both in New York and Paris.

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