Nathan Dean, photographer and physicist, was born in Tennessee and educated at Cambridge University in England. He became passionate about the art and science of photography during a distinguished academic career, visiting and photographing in more than eighty countries. His taut and elegant compositions have been acquired by collectors including Srinivas Reddy, John Rofrano, and Gordhan Patel; they have been exhibited in solo shows and have won awards in numerous juried exhibitions in Atlanta, New York, Paris, Los Angeles and elsewhere.  Now retired and residing in Atlanta, he continues to be an active photographer and an articulate advocate for photography.