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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

 

Seagull in Flight over Key West by Carl Purcell

 

Miami Skyline by Carl Purcell

 

Couple with Dog at Sunset by Carl Purcell

 

All in the Family by Carl Purcell

 

Woman in Orange on Sand Dune by Carl Purcell

 

Photographer Carl Purcell with Rosa Parks by Carl Purcell

 

Drying Carpets in Iran by Carl Purcell

 

Mother and Child in India by Carl Purcell

 

Alone on the Great Barrier Reef by Carl Purcell

 

World Trade Center in NYC before 9/11 by Carl Purcell

 

World Trade Center by Carl Purcell

 

Castle with a View by Carl Purcell

 

We Love San Francisco by Carl Purcell

 

Celtic Crosses in Sunset by Carl Purcell

 

I Can't Believe it Bird in Kenya by Carl Purcell

 

Sunset at Temple of Poseidon in Greece by Carl Purcell

 

Hemingway Office in Key West Florida by Carl Purcell

 

Carl Purcell with Baby Harp Seal by Unknown

 

Cold Drink for Santa after the Earthquake by Carl Purcell

 

Horse and Rider at Evangeline Downs by Carl Purcell

 

Champs Elysee at Night by Carl Purcell

 

Clock Museum in Neauchatel in Switzerland by Carl Purcell

 

Anne Hathaway Cottage in Stratford England by Carl Purcell

 

Flipper with Friend at Hawks Cay by Carl Purcell

 

Secret Hotel in Eze on Riviera by Carl Purcell

 

White Studabaker in Daytona Beach by Carl Purcell

 

Who Shrank my Car? by Carl Purcell

 

Fishing Boat in Lisbon Harbor by Carl Purcell

 

Classic Yellow Ford Daytona Beach Florida by Carl Purcell

 

Snooze in my red Mustang by Carl Purcell

 

Charlie and Clifflyn by Carl Purcell

 

Art Gallery at Louvre in Paris by Carl Purcell

 

Man out standing in his field by Carl Purcell

 

Diver Photographs Sponge Coral by Carl Purcell

 

Royal Guards at Buckingham Palace by Carl Purcell

 

Cow Girl on Fence in Montana by Carl Purcell

 

Diving the Wall at Little Cayman by Carl Purcell

 

Make Room for Donald Trump by Carl Purcell

 

Pink Flamingos on Lake Nakuru in Kenya by Carl Purcell

 

Excaliber Roadster on French Riviera by Carl Purcell

 

Wounded Rhinos in Africa by Carl Purcell

 

Crazy Eyes in Kathmandu by Carl Purcell

 

Molton Lava in Hawaii by Carl Purcell

 

Flying Over Florida Keys by Carl Purcell

 

La Grande Odalisque in Louvre by Carl Purcell

 

Wailing Wall in Jerusalem by Carl Purcell

 

Monument Valley in Arizona by Carl Purcell

 

Sally Lightfoot Crab by Carl Purcell