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Treasured Lands: A Photographic Odyssey Through America's National Parks

Multi-media presentation with projected images, video footage and live narration

Synopsis 1. Inspirational account of QT Luong's 25-year journey to photograph the 60 U.S. national parks in large format, from the origins of the project to the publication of his multiple award-winning book Treasured Lands, including an extensive look at wilderness adventures behind the images from Arctic Alaska to the volcanoes of tropical Hawaii, and photography insights.

Synopsis 2. In 300 visits over 25 years, QT Luong ventured deep into each of America's 60 national parks to celebrate their beauty. He is the only person known to have done so with a large format camera. In this projected presentation, QT gives an inspirational account of his unlikely journey from a research scientist, newcomer to this country, to the publication of his multiple award-winning book Treasured Lands. Along the way, QT shares his incredible wilderness adventures from Arctic Alaska to the volcanoes of tropical Hawaii, while at the same time discussing his evolution as a photographer and the techniques he uses to capture the astonishing diversity of nature found in the national parks.

The presentation lasts less than one hour and is targeted at a general audience. Including Q&A and a book signing, the event lasts between 1h30 and 2 hours. QT will bring books for sale to the audience, and he can accept directly cash, checks, and credit cards.

Audio Visual Requirements:

QT will present from his own Apple Mac notebook (Thunderbolt, HDMI or VGA). Sound input from notebook is preferred for playing a video, but not necessary.

Speaker Introduction: It is not necessary to introduce QT at length, since he will tell his story in the presentation. You could mention a few facts not included in the presentation:

Here are links to materials that you may use to publicize the event. Permission is hereby granted to use photographs by QT for that purpose. Some high-resolution photos for print can be found in the links and more are available upon request. QT welcomes media interviews.

QT Luong's bio

Pictures of QT Luong

Some photographs by QT Luong