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Photographer Jack Mitchell

Photo by Ruth Miller

Jack Mitchell

My interest in photography and especially in landscape photography began at an early age. My father’s company was in the forestry business so I spent all my summers in the Sierras around the Truckee and Lake Tahoe area.

I would spend my summers playing in the mountains and taking pictures with my Kodak brownie camera. Those were such carefree and peaceful days, just absorbing all that Mother Nature had to offer. So many of those places are still embedded in my mind and are ideas for future photographs.

I think that the real turning point for me as a photographer came when I wasn’t able to spend those wonderful days in the mountains and had to concentrate on school and then college in the San Francisco Bay Area…Full Biography »

  • A few from the Galleries

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