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Peter Marbach‘s evocative landscapes reflect time spent working with light at the edges of day . He has produced six photo essay book projects and has had a diverse list of clients, from National Geographic to Travel Oregon. His work is part of a permanent collection at Oregon State University.

In 2011, Peter collaborated with writer Janet Cook to create a commemorative photo essay on the 25th Anniversary of the creation of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. In advance comments for the book, President Jimmy Carter said, “Peter Marbach’s exquisite imagery and Janet Cook’s eloquent text reminds us of the simple joys of connecting with the land and the importance of preserving precious sites for generations to come.”

Peter ‘s efforts to rescue the former White House solar panels from the dustbins of history were featured in two documentaries:  The PBS show called Beyond the Light Switch and an international film fest winner entitled A Road Not Taken.

In 2013 Peter served as a volunteer photographer for a documentary film in Nepal about an inspiring Nepali trekking guide and humanitarian, Jagat Lama. In April 2015, Peter was involved in fundraising efforts to help Jagat’s village rebuild after the devastating earthquake and worked with local rotary to provide scholarship funds for a woman from Jagat’s village.

The 2019 release of “Healing the Big River – Salmon Dreams and the Columbia River Treaty”, is timed to coincide with the re-negotiations of the Columbia River Treaty between the U.S and Canada, currently underway.

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