Nationally known photographer Joe Edelman will speak to the Carbon County Art League at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Penn-Kidder Senior Center, 1874 State Route 903.

He will be speaking on "The Art of Seeing." His talk will be accompanied by slides of his photographic work.

Interested visitors are welcome.

Edelman is an award-winning advertising and editorial photographer, lecturer and model mentor.

His career has spanned three decades, from his start as a newspaper photojournalist to his work today photographing all types of people for commercial clients such as magazines, colleges, corporations and advertising agencies.

He has received both state and national awards for fashion photography as well as photojournalism in the categories of news, feature and sports photography.

He is best known for his exquisite photographs of beautiful women. Edelman's work has appeared in magazines like Maxim, Cosmopolitan, Get Fit and Shape to name but a few.

He has completed assignments for both The New York Times and The Los Angeles Times and serviced commercial advertising markets from all over the United States.

In addition to his role as photographer, Edelman is nationally recognized as an innovator in shaping models' portfolios and careers and advises serious models about how to market themselves.

He is often used as a source for television stories as well as newspaper and magazine articles on the subject.

For more information, contact Vice President Linda Christman at 610-377-0235.