CCCW Presents The Art of Seeing with John Issac

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Monday, April 30, 2018
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Description

The Color Camera Club presents  United Nations photographer John Issac.  Who will present a

40  minute presentation of his journey as a photographer. Working for the United Nations as a photojournalist for over 2 decades and continuing as a wildlife photographer.

Most recently as an art photographer  making abstract images in nature and every day

Surroundings. This presentation is in a nutshell my 50 years in photography and  the

Experiences .

 

John Isaac is an Indian-born, award-winning photographer and author who has lived in New York City for the better part of his career and life. In addition to being known for his work as a photojournalist for the United Nations, he is also known for his independent freelance work photographing celebrities, including Audrey Hepburn and Michael Jackson. More recently, he has been working mainly in wildlife and travel photography.

Education

Isaac received a BSc in zoology from The New CollegeMadras University.

Career

Isaac began his career at the UN as a messenger, moving on to become a darkroom technician, and eventually a photojournalist. He held this role for 20 years, eventually rising to the post of chief of the photo unit prior to his retirement from the UN in 1998.

In 2008, he co-authored a book, The Vale of Kashmir, about the people and landscape of Kashmir.[1] In 2009, Outdoor Photographer magazine published a feature story about the book and Isaac, noting, “The book was a daunting undertaking, especially for a retired photographer.”[2]

In 2002, The Washington Post featured his photos from Africa on in the paper and on its website.[3]

Awards

Isaac has been recognized for his work with the following awards:



Event Location and Ticket Information

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Color Camera Club of Westchester
27 Legion Drive
Valhalla, NY
Handicap Accessible? No

Date: Monday, April 30, 2018
Times: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Ticket pricing:
Free event

Presenter: Color Camera Club of Westchester
Presenter Phone: 914-769-7758
Presenter Website: www.colorcameraclub.org


Sponsor Message

The Color Camera Club of Westchester, serving photographers here in Westchester County since the early 1950s, was founded to sponsor and support activities for the camera enthusiast. Our purpose is to help beginning and advanced photographers learn photographic skills that will increase their artistic ability and their pleasure of photography. We have weekly meetings on most Monday nights at 7:30 PM at the American Legion Hall, 27 Legion Drive, Valhalla, NY 10595 where professionals and advanced photographers present educational and artistic programs designed to further the proficiency of our members and guests, open creative visions and inspire.
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