ELIZABETH CARMEL

Elizabeth Carmel is a professional fine art photographer specializing in unique, expressive landscapes and “waterscapes”. She is the co-owner of the Carmel Galleries in Truckee and Calistoga, California. Elizabeth’s fine art prints combine dramatic photography, vivid colors, and artistic touches to create new, captivating visions of the natural world. Using ultra-high resolution 100 megapixel digital photography, she is able to capture the subtle details of the natural world and transfer them to large prints with stunning clarity and color. She does her own printing on fine art paper or canvas with long-life pigmented inks. Her awardecburano winning images are in numerous galleries and private collections throughout the United States.

Her prints have been displayed at the Smithsonian Museum in Washington D.C., at the California Museum of Photography and the Nevada Museum of Art. Elizabeth published a book of her photography titled “Brilliant Waters, Portraits of Lake Tahoe, Yosemite and the High Sierra” with a foreword by Robert Redford. Elizabeth has recently released a new book titled “The Changing Range of Light, Portraits of the Sierra Nevada,” which pairs her photographs with important information about the effects of climate change on the Sierra Nevada mountains.

Elizabeth’s work has been featured in many publications, including People Magazine, Professional Photographer, Hasselblad Forum, Outdoor Photographer, Sierra Magazine, Sierra Heritage, and Tahoe Quarterly. She is a regular columnist for Outdoor Photographer Magazine. She was also one of 12 photographers in the world selected as a Hasselblad Master Photographer in 2006. Her book “Brilliant Waters” was selected as the best Gift Book of 2006 by the San Francisco Chronicle Book Review. More information is available at www.ElizabethCarmel.com.

Elizabeth Carmel lives in Truckee and Calistoga, California with her husband Olof Carmel, who is also an accomplished photographer, and their 14 year old daughter. Olof and Elizabeth own and operate two Carmel Galleries located in the historic downtowns of both Truckee and Calistoga in Northern California. More information on their galleries is available at www.TheCarmelGallery.com.