Sam Abell

Sam Abell’s thirty-year career has been dedicated to achieving artistic expression through documentary photography. He has pursued his goals primarily through his lengthy, in-depth coverage for National Geographic magazine and its Book Division. At the same time, he has maintained a career as an artist, teacher and author. His numerous book credits include The Life of a Photograph, Seeing Gardens and The Photographic Life, to name a few. His most recent book Amazonia was published in January, 2010 to coincide with an traveling exhibition of images organized by the University of Oregon Art Museum. He is currently at work on a sixteen-volume set of books titled The Sam Abell Library due in the fall of 2010.

Sam Abell Portfolio

Julia Dean Interviews Sam Abell

LACP Founder and Executive Director Julia Dean asks Sam Abell ten questions about his background, career in and beliefs about photography.

Julia Dean: What kind of photographer are you?

Sam Abell: