Photojournalism - Professional

Gang Truce 1

Roderick Lyons


"Gang Truce 1"
National and local media were on hand for a gang truce meeting between the Bloods and Crips in 1991

Biography: Rod Lyons’journey to fine art photography has been anything but traditional. A Los Angeles native he began his photography career more than 40 years ago as a photographer in the United States Air Force. Since that time, he has done everything from portraiture to photojournalism to fine art. In 1978, Lyons graduated from California State University, Long Beach with a degree in journalism with an emphasis in photojournalism. Twenty years later he returned to the university to pursue a MFA with an emphasis in fine art photography. After working several years as a freelance...

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