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  1. Sep 10


    On deadline in DC on two projects.

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  2. Aug 14

    National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest Winners

    The winners were announced today! Click through the photos and read about the top three winning pix. As a judge I provided commentary on the Nat Geo website:

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  3. Aug 03

    National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

    Judged the award this week with editors of National Geographic Traveler. A great selection to choose from. In the end we had to pick 10 excellent shots and were pleased with the results.

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  4. Aug 01

    In New York City

    I will be working in New York City until August 19.

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  5. Jul 02

    In Italy

    I am in Italy until 7/15.  Scala dei Turchi, Sicily:

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  6. Jun 20

    National Geographic Traveler Blog

    Check out previously unpublished photos from my latest National Geographic Traveler story plus an interview, here on the Nat Geo website:

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  7. May 05

    Avakian’s works collected by HMFA

    Very pleased to have my photographic prints in the permanent collection of the renowned Houston Museum of Fine Arts. Robert Frank donated several of my black and white prints to them as part of his large gift to the museum, and three more of my photographs are in their major…

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  8. Apr 26

    National Geographic Traveler Magazine: Jerusalem By The Book

    National Geographic Traveler sent me to Jerusalem to shoot the story in this month’s magazine: Jerusalem By The Book. Click here to see it:   and pick it up at your local newsstand.

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