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About Olson & Farlow
Melissa Farlow and Randy Olson are photojournalists in the documentary tradition. Even though they are published in LIFE, GEO, Smithsonian and other magazines, they have primarily photographed for the National Geographic Society on over 50 assignments that have taken them to 50 countries over the past 20 years.
They normally work individually, but have co-produced National Geographic Magazine stories on Northern California, National Parks and the Alps. They photographed a joint book project on the Southern United States and have collaborated on over 70 books with other photographers that are published by Collins Publishers, National Geographic and others.Learn more about Randy and Melissa
Random Journal Excerpt From a Remote Location
now we will take your guide away... no?
the lieutenant has halting English and at one point says “And now I will take your guide away. No?” The only thing that saved us was that his walkie talkie didn’t work and he couldn’t get reinforcements…. embarrassed he tells us to get out of town immediately…he doesn’t want anyone to know that someone slipped into his area…I have a multiple entry visa to Georgia, and an invitation letter from the Georgian Academy of Sciences, but that doesn’t seem to matter.
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