George Olson, now on the Board of
Directors of the Northwest Center for Photography in Portland, Oregon,
is the former director of Photography of Sunset magazine, and he began
his career as a newspaper photographer, then moved to San Francisco in
1977 where he was based as a freelancer. He has shot for many different
publications, including National Geographic, Time, Newsweek, Sports
Illustrated, Smithsonian and The New York Times, and had many corporate
clients as well.