PhotographerDied when: 83 years 101 days (999 months)
Star Sign: Aquarius
Ray Atkeson (February 13, 1907 – May 25, 1990) was a U.S. photographer best known for his landscape images, particularly of the American West.His best known photographs are black and white prints, many still popular in galleries, stores, books, traveling art exhibitions, and screensavers.
His awards include: * Distinguished Citizen of Oregon * Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from Linfield College * Distinguished Service Award * Oregon Governor's Art Award * Oregon state Photographer Laureate (1987–1990) * inducted into the Photographic Hall of Fame
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