Mark Poe and the late Robert Poe are father and son amateur photographers who have shared an interest in photographing the outdoors for many years, most specifically in the Adirondacks. Mark is employed in banking in Rochester, lives in West Henrietta, New York with his wife Sara and spends much of his free time in the Adirondacks. In 2000, the father and son duo began doing business as Creekside Images to market their photographs. 2011 will be the first year that Mark will run Creekside Images as a solo owner but will always keep his fathers creativity and love of photography at the forefront of the business.
Robert and Mark have both received numerous awards for their photography. They have both had award winning photographs annually in the juried Rochester Academy of Medicine Photography Contest dating to 1995. Mark has had several photographs selected for the cover of the Monroe County Medical Society Bulletin. Both have exhibited in the past Biennial Competitive Photography Exhibitions held at the Arts Center / Old Forge. Mark’s photograph of Thendara Station won first prize in the color category in the 2000 exhibit, Adirondack Railroads; Our Past, Our Future. Mark had a photograph selected for the juried Lake Placid Art Center exhibit in 2003.
Robert has had photographs published in the Adirondack Life Annual Photography Contest five times since 1999. Photographs were also chosen for the Adirondack Life web page for two years. Mark had photographs published in the April 2002 and 2003 issues and was the Grand Prize Winner in 2006.
Mark uses Canon equipment and Kodak Professional E100VS Ektachrome color reversal film or digital imaging. Their photographs can be purchased at Mountain Greenery gallery-store in Old Forge, the Adirondack Reader in Inlet. Photographs can also be seen at The Seventh Lake House and The Woods Inn in Inlet.