Parish Kohanim has been a successful commercial photographer for over 30 years and in 2004 opened his own Fine Art Gallery in Atlanta. He has been a Canon “Explorer of Light” since 1994 when the program was initiated worldwide. Parish served on an APPLE Advisory Board for the development of Aperture Software and he is an X-RITE Coloratti Pro. He gives presentations, seminars and workshops throughout the United States and abroad and has done so for many years. Parish is the recipient of dozens of awards over the years for his commercial work on major ad campaigns for many Fortune 500 companies. His ads have appeared in numerous national magazines, Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, Forbes, Times and many others throughout his career. He was named one of the “World’s Top 100 Photographers” for three consecutive years by GRAPHIS.
Parish’s work has been featured on the cover of Graphis Nudes, Communication Arts, Professional Photographer, Digital Photo Pro several times along with featured articles about Parish’s work. In June of 2013 some of Parish’s Fine Art images were part of an exhibit of American artists shown at the Taylor Foundation in Paris and are now in a permanent collection in Barbizon, FR. His fine art photography is also represented in several galleries throughout the United States. Parish has been collaborating with Cirque du Soleil performers, shooting them performing and celebrating the beauty and astonishing capabilities of the human form. The result will be a unique coffee table book showcasing these amazing artists in stunning black and white imagery.
Parish continues to renew his passion and love for photography by expressing the beauty around us in the constant flow of his luminous imagery.