A photographer since 1978, Loren Fisher has photographed subjects as diverse the Olympics in Seoul, Korea, eagles in Alaska, transporting horses in a 747 from Germany, the 106 covered bridges of Vermont, in the dressing room with the Rockettes and backstage with Bruce Springsteen.
Loren has published two photography books: “Pope John Paul II: An American Celebration” which documented the papal visit to New York, New Jersey and Baltimore and “Branson Backstage” which looks at the phenomenon of 35 live music theaters in Branson, Missouri.
Crawling through the woods, donning waders in swamps and searching out what’s good is what keeps Loren excited. While he has traveled to 50 states and 15 countries, Loren loves to seek out the beauty that surrounds him locally.
Loren started working in newspapers in 1978 as a staff photographer and worked for seven newspapers in Indiana, Ohio and New Jersey, plus USA Today as a photographer, photo editor and graphics editor. He was Managing Editor/Digital for two N.J. Gannett newspapers, the Home News Tribune and Courier News and oversaw the combined website.
In 1995 Loren created Elf Multimedia, which produces photography, video, audio and interactive projects. He is a past president of the New Jersey chapter of ASMP and is an adjunct professor at Rutgers University teaching multimedia and video in the journalism department.
Loren lives in Somerville, N.J. and Woodstock, Vt. with his wife, Robin Gaby Fisher.
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See Loren’s daily diary from his cross-country bicycle trip.