About John Lamkin

John Lamkin at Mitla Zapotec Ruins, Oaxaca Valley, Mexico
John Lamkin at Mitla Zapotec Ruins, Oaxaca Valley, Mexico -- Photo by Paul Ross

John Lamkin is a freelance travel journalist and photographer based in Taos, New Mexico USA. He also lives part-time in Oaxaca & Quintana Roo, Mexico.

He was educated at Orange Coast College, the University of California at Los Angeles and the San Francisco Art Institute. He holds a Bachelors degree from Pacific States University.

In 1974 John Lamkin founded San Francisco Camerawork.

John has also done copy writing, technical writing, and poetry.

He has been editor of Camerawork Quarterly, Music of the Spheres magazine and several newsletters.

He is owner of Paloma Blanca Press, a self-publishing consulting firm, and the editor of Soul of Travel online magazine.

John is readily available for assignment (commission) in the southwestern USA and Latin America and also other parts of the world with some lead time.

He is a member of the International Travel Writers Alliance (ITWA); the International Society for Travel Writing (ISTW); International Food, Wine & Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA) where he is a board member and Global Membership Chairman; MediaBistro.com’s AvantGuild, and Travelwriters.com.

In addition to his freelance journalism John is a contributing writer for Luxury Latin America,  Luxury Avenue, Taos Magazine, Your Life is a Trip, Suite101, Examiner.com, and a columnist for The Syndicated News.

He speaks Spanish fluently.

His website is www.TravelWritingAndPhototgraphy.com .

John is a member of  Wine & Hospitality Network.

Interview with John Lamkin.



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