Award-Winning Photographer Peter Lik Introduces Stunning European Collection, "The Classical Age"

Jul 08, 2015, 09:00 ET from LIK USA

LAS VEGAS, July 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Peter Lik, world renowned for capturing the most beautiful places on earth, has just added to his massive portfolio with the release of 13 new, exclusive images from his recent travels to Europe – available to the public as of Wednesday, June 24. The Classical Age Collection, already highly sought after by fans and collectors around the globe, is the result of weeks of "endless shooting" in breathtaking locales such as Prague, Tuscany, and Venice.

Lik, who has family ties to the continent across the Atlantic, had long-dreamed of capturing its essence and aesthetic appeal through his lens: "My parents were born in Europe and I've always been fascinated with my ancestry," stated the artist. "As soon as I got off the plane I felt a strong connection with this magical place. Classic cobblestone streets, the echoes of the church bells in the distance... I couldn't put my camera down. I was addicted. This is a trip that I'll never forget. Europe's beauty will never leave me."

To accompany this highly anticipated release, Lik has also unveiled three new LIK ELEMENT PACKS: Venice, Classical, and Tuscany – themed mini-collections highlighting poignant scenes from the artist's European tour. Plus, two additional Open Edition prints have been released, exposing the brilliance of Venice: San Marco and Floating City.

The Classical Age Collection is currently available through all LIK Galleries and may be viewed in detail at LIK USA's custom microsite, europe.lik.com.

For more information about The Classical Age Collection and its paired offerings, please contact collectart@lik.com

About Peter Lik 

Peter Lik began capturing the wonders of nature as a young boy in his native Australia and never stopped. In 1984, Lik migrated to the U.S. and discovered his passion for panoramic photography. One of Lik's most notable projects, "Spirit of America," is a 50-state landscape exploration of perilous deserts, ethereal mountain peaks, lush fields and glimmering cityscapes. Peter Lik's love for America and its landscapes led him to become a naturalized citizen in 2013. Over the years, Lik's career has been marked with award wins as a Master Photographer from both the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP) and the Professional Photographers of America (PPA). He has also been awarded fellowships from the British Institute of Professional Photographers (BIPP) and The Royal Photographic Society (RPS). In 2011, Peter jumped into mainstream culture by starring in the NBC-produced TV series, "From the Edge with Peter Lik." With 14 galleries around the United States, Peter Lik counts presidents and celebrities among his collectors. Lik's masterworks "Ghost" and "Inner Peace" have been included in an exhibition of Nature's Best Photography at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington D.C. In 2015, Peter was honored at PPA's Imaging USA with a Lifetime Achievement Award. He is one of only 13 recipients in history to receive this honor.

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