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January 17, 2012

Photographing the Wild Program with Layne Kennedy

Filed under: Arts — Alison Aten @ 5:34 pm

Paddle NorthJoin Minneapolis-based editorial photographer Layne Kennedy for an evening of visual treats as he explores photographing the wild at the REI in Bloomington on Saturday, January 21, from 2 to 4 p.m.

The program will also include works from his most recent book, Paddle North: Canoeing the Boundary Waters/Quetico Wilderness, with text by Greg Breining.

Trained in fine art photography, Layne Kennedy is known for his editorial images that convey a strong sense of place. His work is featured in magazines worldwide on subjects as varied as pink dolphins in the Amazon River and traveling with Polar Inuit hunters by dogsled. His photographs have been published in magazines such as National Geographic Traveler, Sports Illustrated, and Smithsonian.

Inspired by Layne’s work? Submit your own photos of Minnesota to TPT’s Capture Minnesota project. The community-based forum encourages people to share their photos for prizes and a chance to be published.┬áDeadline for submissions is February 1.

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