Alan Sislen lives in Bethesda, Maryland, and has been an avid photographer for more than 50 years. Landscape and architectural photography in both color and black and white are his passion and he has photographed in the United States, France, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Canada, England, Chile, South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Norway and New Zealand. Alan is an award winning photographer and a well-recognized photography educator and speaker. Although his equipment might be “state-of-the-art,” Alan’s style and technique are traditional. He has studied with well-known British landscape photographer Charlie Waite, former National Geographic photographer Bruce Dale, digital expert Thom Hogan, black and white master photographers John Sexton and Julia Anna Gospodarou, photographic artist and Photoshop expert John Paul Caponigro, fine art photographer Charles Cramer, color management/printing expert Bill Atkinson, and Photoshop and Lightroom expert Eliot Cohen. In 2005 Alan was juried into Multiple Exposures Gallery at the Torpedo Factory in Alexandria, Virginia, and was juried into the Torpedo Factory as a Resident Artist in 2006. Alan is a long-time member of North Bethesda Camera Club where he has served on the Board and been selected as Advanced Color Print Photographer of the Year, Black and White Photographer of the Year and Advanced Electronic Photographer of the Year. His work is in numerous private and corporate collections and he has been widely exhibited during the last 15 years.