Mary Linda Miller
Reared in St. Louis, Missouri, Mary Linda Miller graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Maryville University in 1978. She worked for twenty-five years doing design, drafting, and technical writing in the fields of civil engineering and architecture while living in St. Louis, Phoenix, Arizona, and Kaneohe, Hawaii. After learning darkroom technique as part of her college curriculum, she continued her interest in black and white photography in a private darkroom as a creative outlet. She also traveled extensively in the United States, Western Europe, and Japan, taking photographs everywhere she went. Mary currently resides in Orlando, Florida, USA, with her husband and fellow photographer Carmelo L. Monti, AIA. Their son Jason resides in Otoba, Japan, where he teaches English to fifth and sixth grade students.
Visit her website www.marylindamiller.com for information about her other publications.
Carmelo L. Monti, AIA
Reared in St. Louis, Missouri, Carmelo L. Monti, AIA, NCARB, graduated with honors with a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture and Urban Design from the University of Kansas in 1972. His college curriculum included a course in architectural photography. He worked for thirty-nine years in architecture while living in St. Louis, Phoenix, Arizona, and Kaneohe, Hawaii. He also traveled extensively in the United States and Japan, taking photographs everywhere he went. He currently resides in Orlando, Florida, USA, with his wife, author Mary Linda Miller, where he continues to practice architecture and where some of his political cartoons have appeared in the Orlando Sentinel newspaper. His rendered illustrations appear in the children's book Terry Trackhoe Goes Missing.
Visit www.terrytrackhoe.com for photos taken by these two photographers of the real Terry Trackhoe and his friends on their construction site.
Photographs of Japan taken by Carmelo and Mary in 2007 illustrate the limited edition anthology Rainbow Lights Ablaze.