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Kodak Photographer Celebrated in New Exhibit at High Falls Gallery

Jul 20, 2012

A photography exhibit opening in Rochester’s High Falls Art Gallery celebrates images from the golden age of Kodak taken by one of the company’s greatest photographers.

Neil Montanus worked as a staff photographer for Kodak for 35 years. He took many of the famous Colorama photos displayed at New York’s Grand Central Station.

He and his son James are displaying dozens of photos in a first of its kind father-son exhibit at the gallery.

Both attended a special show opening Sunday, July 22 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the High Falls Art Gallery.

The exhibit will be on display through Labor Day weekend. You can find more information about the gallery here.

There is more information about Neil Montanus and samples of his photography at the Montanus Photography website.

Neil and James Montanus discussed their retrospective on Need to Know Rochester on Friday July 20, 2012. Watch the segment in the video box below.

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