Arkady Lvov is a freelance photographer and printer who lives in New York. He opened his printing studio, the Platinum Lab, in 1990 which is currently operating under the name of Platinum Editions. Arkady's clients include: Peter Beard, Robert Farber, Karl Lagerfeld and Flor Garduño. For many years he taught platinum printing at the New School University and now is on the faculty of the Pratt Institute. His photographs are in the collections of American Express, the Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris, and many private collections. This is his 9th summer in Maine.