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International Documentary Photographer To Share His Work In Westport

International documentary photographer Daryl Hawk will present “Sacred Places of the World" to the Appalachian Mountain Club Sept. 15 in Westport.
International documentary photographer Daryl Hawk will present “Sacred Places of the World" to the Appalachian Mountain Club Sept. 15 in Westport. Photo Credit: Contributed
International documentary photographer Daryl Hawk will present “Sacred Places of the World" to the Appalachian Mountain Club Sept. 15 in Westport.
International documentary photographer Daryl Hawk will present “Sacred Places of the World" to the Appalachian Mountain Club Sept. 15 in Westport. Photo Credit: Contributed

WESTPORT, Conn. -- International documentary photographer Daryl Hawk will make an audio-visual presentation entitled “Sacred Places of the World" to the Appalachian Mountain Club on Tuesday, Sept. 15 in Westport.

The presentation will be at The Saugatuck Congregational Church, 245 Post Road E. There will be wine, appetizers, pasta, salad and desserts starting at 6.30 p.m. and the presentation is from 7.30 to 8.30 p.m.

Club members and nonmembers are welcome. The cost is $10 for members and $15 for nonmembers; no reservations are needed. Participants are asked to bring along a dessert to share if they can.

For more information and directions, go to www.ct-amc.org or e-mail Eleanor Sasso at easasso7@icloud.com.

Hawk will be highlighting sacred and spiritual landscape photographs from faraway places such as the Arctic, Antarctica, the Andes, Patagonia, Argentina, Ladakh, India, Bhutan, New Zealand and more. Two classical musicians will perform during the event.

Some of Hawk’s photographs also will be exhibited at the River Road Gallery, 21 River Road, Wilton, during September and October. For more information and hours, visit the gallery's website .

For the past 30 years, Hawk has traveled alone to some of the most remote and isolated places in the world, telling stories with his camera. He spends weeks at a time documenting and immersing himself in the different cultures and landscapes. He tries to capture the heart and soul of a country with his photographs, depicting the characteristics of the landscapes, as well as the timeless moments and passions of the people.

“I like looking for wild country to be young in where my mind can run free and fast with the constant visual stimulation I experience from dawn to dusk – always seeking and searching for something new and different," he said in a press release.

Hawk is a motivational lecturer and travel writer whose articles and photographs have appeared in magazines and newspapers worldwide.

Founded in 1876, the Appalachian Mountain Club is America’s oldest conservation and recreation organization.

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