||Alan Berner, native of St. Louis, Missouri, has degrees in both philosophy and
photojournalism from the University of Missouri. A staff photographer at the Seattle
Times, Berner has worked for five newspapers. He has been involved in numerous
projects of social concern including coverage of Washington's American Indian tribes,
Seattle's homeless, and pollution and growth in the Puget Sound Region. He has been a
frequent faculty member of the Missouri Photo Workshop.