Ed Lavino creates large format photography and is based in Jackson, WY. His still life black and white photography captivates viewers and is out of the norm. His work has received acclaim and has been shown in multiple galleries.
You can view, enjoy, and purchase prints from his website if you are unable to visit one of his gallery shows.
Q. FAVORITE ACHIEVEMENT
A. Climbing Devils Tower, Wyoming, in 2.75 hours at the age of fifty.
Q. FAVORITE VILLAIN
A. The bad guy in “No Country for Old Men”
Q. WOULD LIKE TO PHOTOGRAPH IN
A. Iceland and the island of Malta in the Mediterranean
Ed Lavino studied art history and photography at the State University of New York at New Paltz in the early 1980’s but has been photographing since childhood. He works with large format photography in black & white with a 5×7 view camera and has been making striking images with serious intent for over 30 years. His interpretation of landscape, still life, and portraiture speak to his profound connection to the people and places of the Mountain West.
AUTHOR’S PHOTOGRAPHY SHOWS & MEDIA
Ed is represented by Daly Galleries in Jackson Hole, WY. He had a show in June-Jul, 2015, at Daly Galleries.
Jackson Hole’s Community Radio, 89.1 KHOL (www.891.khol.org) interviewed Ed Lavino on September 15, 2015.
Listen to Ed’s Interview here:
Prevailing Westerlies is Ed Lavino’s latest creation, a book compilation of his photography, writing, and poetry.
Ed’s large format photography makes the reader examine their own photography in a new light, helping them explore techniques and styles out of the normal snapshot. He is a contemplative who makes readers appreciate his work for both the artistic rendition and also the quality of the image. Many of Ed’s images, which are taken with available light and incredibly long exposures (30 minutes or more) with a large format camera. Readers unfamiliar with traditional photography techniques will be enlightened and are introduced to a new way of thinking about their work.
Prevailing Westerlies was released in summer 2015.