GLENDALE, Calif.–The Glendale Public Library hosted on Thursday, October 14, “A Photographic Journey Through Jerusalem’s Armenian Quarter,” presented by author and photographer Matthew Karanian. The visual event was organized by the Armenian American Chamber of Commerce.
Karanian, a Pasadena lawyer and the the co-author of the best-selling travel guide “Armenia and Karabagh: The Stone Garden Guide.” He traveled to Jerusalem earlier this year as part of a research and photography project documenting the Armenian community and the Old City’s Armenian Quarter. His Jerusalem photography will be included in a large format photography book to be released in 2012 with co-author Robert Kurkjian.
Karanian’s photography has appeared in such magazines as CNN Traveler, Photo Life, and Photo District News (PDN). He has photographed leaders such as former Presidents Bill Clinton and Robert Kocharian, in the Oval Office of the White House, and several Miss Armenia beauty queen.
Asbarez featured Karanian’s recent photography in a two-part photo-story earlier this month: