Abell, Sam

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Abell, Sam Gender: M
Thad Samuels Abell II
born on 19 February 1945 at 14:46 (= 2:46 PM )
Place Toledo, Ohio, 41n40, 83w33
Timezone CWT h5w (is war time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 00°49' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 06°42 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 21°24'

Portrait of Sam Abell 
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Sam Abell (photo by Cmichel67)
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American photographer, has worked for National Geographic Society since 1970. Since then he has made his reputation as a premier photographer and often leads photography workshops. His many books include the 2008 "The Life of a Photograph."

His father was an ardent amateur photographer who taught young Sam well. He graduated in 1969 from the University of Kentucky in Lexington with a B.A.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Steinbrecher quotes birth certificate in hand


  • Vocation : Art : Photography (Photographer)
  • Vocation : Writers : How To .... (Author of photography books)