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Carl Purcell

Carl Purcell Fine Art

Michigan City, IN

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My camera has been a passport to adventure. It has allowed me to span continents at the speed of sound. I have carried my camera to the depths of the ocean to explore coral reefs and swim through shimmering schools of silver fish. It has unlocked doors from ancient castles and mud huts on the edge of the Sahara. I have photographed presidents and marched with Martin Luther King. I invite you to share my adventures through my images on this site.

Photography is a powerful medium, enhanced by the Internet. Today we live in a global village and Fine Art America is an art museum that provides a showcase for anyone with talent and an Internet connection. It is inspiring to see what people from all parts of the world have created. It is like walking through the galleries of the Louvre, the Hermitage and the Prado.

My first job with the government was as the photographer on the Peace Corps staff. My first day on the job I left on a trip around the world. In the following years I visited volunteers on remote islands in the Pacific and isolated villages in Africa, my camera recording over a million images of these idealistic young Americans and the people they worked with. John Kennedy said, "Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country" and their response is history.

Eventually my travels took me to just over 100 countries including all of Africa and Europe. I was inspired by Ernest Hemingway, Ansel Adams Cartier Bresson and Jaques Costeau.

My photography has been published in LIFE, LOOK, PARADE, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, PARIS MATCH and STERN in Germany and my column "The Traveling Camera" appeared in almost every major newspaper in North America. I also wrote a monthly column in POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY magazine for 17 years. My commercial images are available on Corbis, that image archive owned by Bill Gates. Some of my photographs have even been displayed in his home.

Many of these images are also available for editorial or advertising use at corbis.com or alamy.com. Or you can contact me directly at carlpix474@aol.com or by phone at (352) 989-3552.

Carl Purcell
1400 East Coolspring Avenue, Apt. 214
Michigan City, Indiana 46360

 

Arab on Camel at Red Sea by Carl Purcell

 

World Trade Center by Carl Purcell

 

Light House in Rockport Maine by Carl Purcell

 

Black Beauty by Carl Purcell

 

Taj Mahal in Agra India by Carl Purcell

 

Swimming Pool and Skyscraper in LA by Carl Purcell

 

Sad Woman in Purdah in Lahore Pakistan by Carl Purcell

 

Best Knockers in Dublin by Carl Purcell

 

Night Traffic on Golden Gate Bridge by Carl Purcell

 

My Pet Goat by Carl Purcell

 

Ballerina by Degas in Paris by Carl Purcell

 

Inside Passage in Alaska by Carl Purcell

 

Cowboys at Sunset in Montana by Carl Purcell

 

French Angel Fish by Carl Purcell

 

Echo Serena by Carl Purcell

 

Arch of Triumph in Paris 4 by Carl Purcell

 

Woman Diver on Wall at Little Cayman by Carl Purcell

 

Drying Silk at Red Fort in India by Carl Purcell

 

Bicycle on Banks of Potomac River in Washington by Carl Purcell

 

Couple on Motor Scooter in Key West Florida by Carl Purcell

 

Flying Over Florida Keys by Carl Purcell

 

Zebras in Kenya by Carl Purcell

 

Digital Full Color Imaging by Carl Purcell

 

Fishing Boat in Lisbon Harbor by Carl Purcell

 

Gateway to the West by Carl Purcell

 

Horseshoe Bay, Bermuda by Carl Purcell

 

Dolphin Adventure in Florida Keys by Carl Purcell

 

Love at Downtown Disney by Carl Purcell

 

High Speed Train in Paris by Carl Purcell

 

Tomb of Pharaoh Ramses and Queen by Carl Purcell

 

Giant Painting at Louvre by Carl Purcell

 

Perfect Balance in Managua by Carl Purcell

 

Dreams of Glory by Carl Purcell

 

Mosque in Bomako, Niger by Carl Purcell

 

Porch of the Maidens in Athens Greece by Carl Purcell

 

Sleeping Baby in Timbuktu by Carl Purcell

 

Irish Beauty by Carl Purcell

 

Girl with Red Beads in Niger by Carl Purcell

 

Perfect Balance in India by Carl Purcell

 

4th of July in Washington, DC by Carl Purcell

 

Can beer make you smarter? by Carl Purcell

 

Forgot to floss by Carl Purcell

 

America's Cup race off of San Diego by Carl Purcell

 

At Trump Plaza in New York by Carl Purcell

 

Pissed off in Paris by Carl Purcell

 

Prince Hal at Stratford-on-Avon by Carl Purcell

 

Alone on the Great Barrier Reef by Carl Purcell

 

Xmas Wreath of Red Peppers by Carl Purcell