For over a decade and a half Mark Metternich has been one of a few, highly sought after, cutting edge, digital imaging specialists (post-processing) producing countless thousands of world-class fine art gallery enlargements of every size for his clients and his own work. Along with producing his own work, Mark works full time for high-end photography galleries, artists, photographers, institutions, companies and various individuals around the world. He works for some of the most successful artists and entities in the art world commonly under strict confidentiality agreement.
As an industry-leading educator Mark is very passionate about teaching all the intricacies of photography and post-processing and co-leads the most comprehensive and cutting-edge fine art printmaking workshop in the industry (with world-famous master printer Robert B Park - Nevada Art Printers - Las Vegas - inventor of Lumachrome HD - the best super gloss photo paper in the world) . Mark produces highly acclaimed post-processing instructional videos, teaches post-processing online (via Skype - screen sharing) contributes to a variety of photography publications, participates in public speaking engagements and has won many awards over the years.
Mark leads a unique brand of adventurous photography workshops across the US and abroad. His clients include world class photographers, senior officials in the U.S. government the Justice Department, countless medical doctors, high-level executives of prominent corporations, top scientists, engineers, professors, and clients from ALL walks of life. FINE ART Marks "Exclusive Edition" fine art Lumachrome HD prints are sold all around the world.
Mark’s relentless drive toward excellence and thorough attention to detail and artistry have allowed his Limited Edition prints to set a high standard in photography today.
Philanthropy, Humanitarian Work
GOOD SAMARITAN AFRICA
Al·tru·ism: "altro͞oˌizəm", noun: the belief in or practice of disinterested and selfless concern for the well-being of others. Philanthropy: (from Greek φιλανθρωπία) etymologically means "love of humanity" in the sense of caring, nourishing, developing and enhancing "what it is to be human" on both the benefactors' (by identifying and exercising their values in giving and volunteering) and beneficiaries' (by benefiting) parts.
I recently had an interview with a photography organization and was asked this question: "Would you tell us something unusual about yourself that not a lot of people know about?"