Laurie Klein is an award-winning fine art, educator, and portrait photographer. She is the author of Hand Coloring Black and White Photography, a contributing writer for PPA magazine, Rangefinder and Photocraft Source Book. Her work has been published in The New York Times, New York Magazine, Interior Design Magazine, House Beautiful, Ladies Home Journal, Brides Magazine, Modern Bride, Ridgefield Magazine and others. Her work is held in private collections and museums. She is sought after for her exclusive commissions and extraordinary creativity workshops.
Laurie has a MFA in photography from Ohio U and a BFA from RIT. She studied with Ansel Adams. Kodak, Fuji, Prismacolor, and Curtis Paper have been her sponsors.
A gifted photo educator for over 25 years, Laurie teaches classes and workshops both nationally and internationally. Teaching venues include: Peter’s Valley, Western CT State University, University of Bridgeport, Naugatuck Community College, Ohio University, Phillips Academy – Andover, Naples Philharmonic Center for the Arts, Marco Island Art League, WPPI, PPA, PPI, IPPA, and National and State Conventions. She also mentors high school students who are interested in photography.
Laurie Klein is recognized worldwide for her photography, shooting almost exclusively in the arresting infrared spectrum. Her work embodies a soft passionate style that most often depicts the feminine experience, relationships and landscapes.
As time went on, she added to her photographic workshops and shoots, the wisdom, ritual and spirituality that only 30+ years experience can gather.