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UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalsim
Ken Light has worked as a freelance documentary photographer, focusing primarily on social issues facing America for almost 40 years. His work has been published in seven books, including Delta Time, To The Promised Land, With These Hands, Texas Death Row and most recently Coal Hollow. He is also the author of the text Witness in Our Time: Lives of Documentary photographers. His work has been published in photo essays in newspapers, magazines and a variety of media (electronic & film), and presented in over 175 exhibitions worldwide including one person show’s at the International Center for Photography (NYC), S.E. Museum of Photography, San Jose Museum of Art and the Smith College Art Museum. He is the recipient of 2 National for the Endowment Photographers Fellowships, an NEA Survey and Publication grant and grants from the Opens Society Institute, the Erna Och Victor Hasslblad Foundation, and has received a Dorothea Lange Fellowship. He was a cofounder of the International Fund for Documentary photography and the non-profit Fotovision, and is associated with Contact Press Images. He is a full time faculty member of the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley.
This is Monirul Alam from Bangladesh based photojournalist working with local
news paper name Prothom Alo. I am very happy to see here and meet with you.A few year ago I read your book Witness in Our Time its really interesting for me as documentary photographers I really much more benefited from your book and to know how the documentary photographers work and I preserve your book my personal library. I salute you and thanks
again to meet here ........monirul