Lynne Buchanan earned a B.A. in art history from New College in Sarasota, and an M.A. in creative writing from the University of South Florida in Tampa and an M.A. in art history/museum studies from George Washington University in Washington, D.C.  She is the author and photographer of Florida’s Changing Waters: A Beautiful World in Peril, which was published by George F. Thompson Publishing, L.L.C. in 2019.  Lynne presented and gave talks about the book at the Miami Book Fair, as well as at the North American Nature Photography Association and the Society for Environmental Journalism.  Her latest book, The Poetry of Being, was published by Daylight Books and has just been released. Her award-winning photographs have been featured in numerous solo and group exhibitions in Florida and across the country, as well as in Athens, Greece, including the Griffin Museum in Winchester, the South Florida Museum (renamed The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature) in Bradenton, the Soho Photo Gallery in New York City, The Photographer’s Eye: A Creative Collective in Escondido, Slow Exposures in Zebulon, South x Southeast Photo Gallery in Molina, the FokiaNou Art Space in Athens, 516 Arts in Albuquerque, CENTER in Santa Fe, The Center for Fine Art Photography in Colorado Springs, Photo Place in Vermont, and the A Smith Gallery in Johnson City, among others. She was recognized as one of Photolucida’s Top 200 finalists in 2016.  In 2023, Lynne received honorable mention for her platinum-palladium series The Poetry of Being, as well as honorable mentions for three single wildlife images and one in the cellphone category in the 19th Julia Margaret Cameron Awards.  She also received honorable mention for her Wanderings in Wild Places platinum palladium series in the 19th Pollux Awards.  Her work was included in the Julia Margaret Cameron Gala Exhibition at Fotonostrum in Barcelona in April 2023, and it will be included in the the Pollux Awards exhibition at Fotonostrum in December 2023.