Pellissippi State hosts award-winning photographer

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Aspiring photographers take note: Pellissippi State Community College will host photographer Parish Kohanim for a presentation and reception Tuesday, March 22.

The event, “Parish Kohanim: A Creative Journey,” is free and open to the public. The reception will begin at 6 p.m. with the presentation to follow at 7 p.m. in the Goins Building Auditorium on the college’s Hardin Valley Campus, 10915 Hardin Valley Road.

Kohanim is an award-winning commercial, landscape, portrait and fine-art photographer and has been a member of the Canon “Explorers of Light” since 1994. The “Explorers of Light” program recognizes influential photographers and cinematographers who then share their passion and expertise through seminars, exhibits and other appearances. The Pellissippi State presentation is sponsored by Canon “Explorers of Light.”

During his presentation, Kohanim will discuss his own techniques and take audience members behind the scenes of some of his major assignments. Kohanim’s photographical focus is on finding beauty in any environment, and he will also offer best practices for everyone to enhance their creativity and vision.

For more information about Pellissippi State, visit or call 865-694-6400. To request accommodations for a disability at this event, contact the executive director of Equity and Compliancet 865-539-7401 or

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