Photographer’s Forum, Spring 2008
Lewis Kemper (b. 1954), whose name is synonymous with outdoor and nature photography, has been photographing the natural beauty of North America and its park lands for three decades. Originally from Baltimore, Maryland, he attended George Washington University in Washington, D.C., receiving a BA in fine art photography in 1976. Two years after graduating Kemper moved westward to California and settled in Yosemite National Park, where he lived for the next 11 years.
From 1978 to 1980, he worked in Yosemite at the Ansel Adams Gallery—an opportunity he welcomed, as it was here he met and learned from some of the most highly regarded photographers of our time.
Kemper was recently named to Canon USA’s ...