Parish Kohanim is a renowned commercial photographer and Fine Art Photographer with passion for the subtle beauty of life. After living in San Francisco and New York he decided to open his studio in Atlanta where he has been very successful in his commercial endeavors for many years. Diversity is the main hallmark of parishes image making, regardless of subject matter. Whether Parish is photographing landscapes, fashion in studio or on location, creating portraits of celebrities working on the figurative photo session, his images have a spontaneous flare revealing his unique signature and style.
“Photography has given me an expanded vision of the world elevating my passion and appreciation for the Majestic beauty of nature and life. There is no substitute that equals the profound pleasure joy and fulfillment of documenting such essential beauty.”
Parish has been a Canon Explorer of the Light since its inception in 1994 and has won numerous awards for his work, including a Clio. For over 30 years Parish has been involved in hundreds of advertising campaigns for major clients both domestic and international. His work is appeared on the cover of many major publications such as Communication Arts, Graphis, Digital Photo Pro.
He has photographed luminaries such as Donald and Ivanka Trump, Kenny Rogers, Robert Redford and many others. Teaching and lecturing is also a big part of parishes work speaking to photography school's groups and camera clubs in the US and abroad for many years in addition to giving seminars and workshops.
His corporate clients include IBM, AT&T, Coca-Cola, De Beers Diamonds and Kimberly Clark. His work is frequently featured in publications like Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, Forbes, Time and Newsroom. The Parish Kohanim fine art gallery is located in the heart of the art district in Midtown Atlanta is currently exhibiting a spectrum of photographic images comprised of contemporary time the studies of color light and forth. The images of Parish Kohanim speak for themselves for they reflect the commitment of the serious artist he has been devoted to both unusual and traditional photography infused with imagination.