Portrait: LYNN  CLUESS MANZIONELynn Cluess-Manzione is a portrait, commercial and fine art photographer. Her career in photography started at the age of sixteen. She has worked as a wedding and event photographer for over 2o years and began shooting model portfolios and theatrical head shots while she worked in the fashion industry as an agent at Wilhelmina models in NYC. An award winning fine art photographer she has exhibited her work locally at the Hopper House Gallery in Nyack, NY, the New City Library, and has done several shows at the Photo District Gallery in NYC. She was recently selected to have some of her prints put on permanent exhibit and added to a collection of images depicting life in Rockland County, NY. Lynn has been published in Double Exposure and Shape magazines and was selected to be a part of a book by American Photo Magazine titled "Best of American Photo Mentor Series." Her documentary "In The Face Of Adversity", Dr. Martha MacGuffie's Life Story, was originally shown in Rockland County for Women's History Month. It is now the centerpiece of an inspiring program that motivates audiences to find their way to make a difference.
Lynn's other love is writing and she recently has co-authored "A Wondrous Journey- A Small Book With Big Lessons" with Dr. Martha MacGuffie. The book offers important life lessons that are shared through stories from Dr. MacGuffie's incredibly inspiring life. It is due to release in the sping of 2010.