Boat House by Margo Taussig Pinkerton
© 2013 Margo Taussig Pinkerton

    • Title: Boat House
    • Artist: Margo Taussig Pinkerton
    • From: Hillsborough, NC USA

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    Artist Statement

    Margo Taussig Pinkerton, a.k.a. The Barefoot Contessa, got her first camera at age eight and has been photographing and traveling with a passion ever since.

    Margo’s images have been widely published in most major magazines, including Geographic, LIFE, the European GEO, etc. Her award-winning photographs have also appeared in many calendars and coffee-table books, been widely exhibited, and are in public and private collections worldwide.

    She has given numerous photo workshops and lectures across the country as well as overseas.

    Growing up in an artistic family that exposed her to the great museums and painters of the world has given Margo a unique insight into composition and the quality of light.

    For many years, Margo has run Barefoot Contessa Photo Adventures with her husband, fellow pro photographer Arnie Zann, here and abroad in which they encourage photographers to seek their own vision and show them how to realize that vision through good compositional principles, attention to the magic of light and mystery of shadow, and sensible post-processing techniques.

    Margo’s passion is making beautiful images worldwide, and as she says, “I cannot not do photography."