Biography: Born 1950, just south of San Francisco. Ira Elliot Kahn was introduced to photography as a seven year old boy while living in Cambodia. In 1965 he began to develop his craft, doing beautiful work in the darkroom where his passion for fine prints was born as he learned how to make them. His work was first exhibited in 1967. Kahn attended Stanford University where he studied studio art and filmmaking, receiving his degree with distinction. Today, His work can be found in distinguished public and private collections.