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Marquis Who's Who Honors Pat Bourque for Expertise in Photography

Pat Bourque serves as the owner of Pat Bourque Photography LLC

A former photojournalist, Mr. Bourque covered various crime stories and the aftermath of several world-historic disasters, including the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, and Hurricane Katrina.

    TOWSON, MD, April 01, 2024 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Pat Bourque has been selected for inclusion in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Mr. Bourque has garnered acclaim as a distinguished professional in the realm of photography, with an impressive tenure spanning four decades. A multi-award-winning and internationally published photographer, he has honed his craft and business acumen to provide exceptional quality in concert photography, album cover shoots, and fashion photography. His expertise extends to meticulous image editing and scouting ideal locations for photo shoots, ensuring that every project is executed with precision and creativity. Mr. Bourque's proficiency in travel and music photography is widely recognized, earning him accolades and respect within the field.

A former photojournalist, Mr. Bourque covered various crime stories and the aftermath of several world-historic disasters, including the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, Hurricane Katrina, and the 2010 Haiti earthquake. In addition to his work as a professional photographer, he also contributed significantly to the Baltimore Fashion Alliance as a board member and their director of media from 2010 to 2015. His insights and expertise were invaluable in shaping the organization's media strategy and enhancing its visibility.

Likewise committed to education, Mr. Bourque imparted his knowledge of videography as a teacher at The Sheffield Institute for the Recording Arts, where he helped nurture the next generation of visual storytellers. His teaching experience also includes an early stint at Elizabeth Seton College in Yonkers, New York, where an unexpected turn of events led him to take over a course early in his career.

One of Mr. Bourque's most notable achievements was winning an Emmy award for filming a video documentary. His exceptional work has not gone unnoticed, as evidenced by multiple nominations for his contributions to the field. Among these was a nomination for his captivating video shoot on baseball in Caracas, Venezuela, which gained significant attention when featured in a magazine show. In 2020, Mr. Bourque shot the Havana Jazz Festival in Havana, Cuba, further solidifying his reputation as a master of capturing the essence of music through his lens. Likewise, several of his photos have been donated to the Imagine Hope Art Collection program at the Center of Hope, which is intended to help children who need counseling in challenging situations.

Initially drawn to a career in legal service, Mr. Bourque studied criminal justice at Mercy University, where he earned a bachelor's degree in 1979. Having long held a passion for photography and music, however, he explored a different path in media, joining a local cable television station. Within two years, he was recognized as the best photographer on staff.

Beyond his professional endeavors, Mr. Bourque enjoys personal pursuits such as playing musical instruments which offer him both relaxation and inspiration. Looking ahead, he aims to broaden his horizons through travel, with aspirations to visit destinations like the Galapagos Islands.

Guided by a zeal for exploration and discovery, his keen eye is certain to continue capturing images that provoke wonder for years to come.

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