Profile of Mary Ellen Mark

Mary Ellen Mark is a legend of contemporary documentary photography. Her list of credentials is a bit beyond amazing: more than 50 awards; more than 100 solo exhibitions; 17 published books, plus the upcoming book and film Prom, launching in spring of 2012; and more than 60 permanent collections—from The Library of Congress to The Hague Museum of Photography.

Her evocative and humanistic images inspire fine art photography collectors, museum curators, fellow artists, workshop students and lovers of photography—including us. Read our profile on Mary Ellen Mark and enjoy a closer look at more of her intriguing work.

About Katrina Neill

Katrina is the Senior Editor & Communications Manager for Lowepro.