Marilyn Bridges studied photography at the Rochester Institute of Technology. She is noted for her black-and-white aerial photographs of sacred sites around the world.

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Born: 1948

Hometown: Allendale, NJ

Education: M.F.A.

Occupation: Aerial photographer

Expeditions: Photographic flights over the antiquities of Peru, Egypt, Turkey, Yucatan, and Greece

Best Discovery: Ancient markings that have never been photographed

Favorite Item in the Field: Plenty of film

Personal Hero: Beryl Markham, first person to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean from East to West

Hobbies: Hiking, scuba diving


Advice: Either do it with a whole heart or don’t do it.





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