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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
We arrange for the helicopter this evening and it will be more expensive than I thought—I try to make it cheaper any way I can and one of my questions is whether they can just leave it in Svaneti for a couple of days and if I can pay a storage fee. They say the helicopter would be stripped in an hour. They look very closely in the bushes before they land the thing. He says, “You know after what happened to those Japanese tourists” and his voice trails off. I don’t ask.
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