People - Professional

Gathering Storm at Cypremort Point

Charles Crain
USA

Nominee

"Gathering Storm at Cypremort Point"
This image was captured on a photo trip documenting the shabby state of conditions on the beach at Cypremort Point State Park, Louisiana while working for a museum in Lafayette in 1971. It is one of only two I was able to take of this elderly couple who were preparing to depart before the threatening thunderstorm reached them.

Biography: b: 1949; My life work has been to capture character in the human face, provide genuine still images, utilize available light & employ a photo journalistic conversational approach. A native of South Louisiana, I have been influenced by its unique Cajun & Creole legacy and the great number of important musicians, painters, sculptors and photographers from this region. A founding member of the New Orleans Photo Alliance, my work has been exhibited in Athens (GR), Austin, Bucks County, Budapest, Chania (Crete), Fernandina Beach, Ft Collins, Glasgow, Hanoi, Hyderabad, Lafayette, London,...

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