Laurie Klein

about Laurie

Laurie Klein is recognized worldwide for her infrared photography. She began as a Bio-Medical Photographer in undergraduate school where she used infrared film for research and diagnostic purposes. What solidified her love and passion for infrared was when she began photographing with infrared film under the tutelage of Ansel Adams when she was a young woman and has never looked back. Laurie gained acclaim and recognition as an infrared portrait photographer photographing the female form in the environment. She has her BFA from RIT and her MFA from OU.

Laurie has been teaching for more than 30 years, and her work has appeared in hundreds of publications and numerous gallery exhibitions She is author of two infrared photography books published by Amherst Media: Photographing the Female Form with Digital Infrared and Infrared Photography and Artistic Techniques for Brilliant Images, co-authored with her son Kyle Klein and Shelley Vandegrift. She also authored Hand Coloring Black and White Photography published by Quarry books.


Instagram: @lauriekleinphoto

Workshops taught by Laurie Klein

The Soul of Photography

with Laurie Klein

January 9 – 18, 2024
– Summer Season

The Art of the Feminine in the New Mexico Landscape

with Laurie Klein and Shelley Vandegrift

June 26 – 30, 2023

Infrared Photography: Techniques for Artistic Images

with Laurie Klein and Shelley Vandegrift

October 17, 20, and 24, 2023

The Fine Art of Hand Coloring: Traditionally and Digitally

with Laurie Klein

November 11 and 12, 2023

Introduction to Artistic Infrared Photography

with Laurie Klein and Shelley Vandegrift

The Fine Art of Hand Coloring: A Weekend Workshop

with Laurie Klein

Our Internal Landscapes

with Laurie Klein

Creative Infrared Photography: Capture to Print

with Laurie Klein and Shelley Vandegrift