Roderick Lyons began his journey as a photographer while serving in Vietnam as a member of the Air Force. However, his desire to be a creative person and have unique experiences was born his his early years growing in South Los Angeles.
Inspired by the likes of Roy DeCarava and Gordon Parks, pursued his passion for photography in many forms which included portraiture, photojournalism and street photography.
His personal journey as a photographer has led him to take several different paths including work as a freelance photojournalist, as an editor and now as an adjunct professor of photography and journalism at Los Angeles Valley College in Southern California.
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