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Ira L. Black is a NYC-based Portrait, Commercial and Editorial Photographer. He is a Corbis Images contributing photographer focusing on Sports and News.  Under the editorial umbrella, Ira has photographed His Holiness The Dalai Lama, David Beckham, Jay Sean, Danielle Brooks, Guillermo Diaz, Naturi Naughton and others. His images have been featured on the cover of magazines, newspapers and websites worldwide. 

Ira is also a passionate digital photography educator of adults and students. He has developed curriculum that allow others to achieve new levels in their photography.  Ira has recently founded the I Rock Arts program for teaching which integrates Arts with other school curriclum disciplines.  Ira’s teaching of students at the Middle School level is featured in the book "Harvest Festival Cookbook" which is available on Amazon.com and features images by his students of families and dishes as part of a compilation of International foods.   

Ira has showcased his Fine Art Photography across the U.S..  Ira's Artwork is currently featured on the packaging of tins of Sweet Riot dark chocolate which is available in fine food stores across the U.S..

Prior to his photographic direction, Ira was a successful global professional where he led teams in sales and business development.

Ira's studio is located at:

526 West 26th Street  # 801

New York, NY 10001

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