Ulvis Alberts



                              born in Riga | Latvia

1949                      immigrated to the U.S.A. with his family from Ravensburg, study University of  

                              Washington B.A.radio/television.

1966-68                 some of his first photographs in Seattle were of Bob Dylan | Jerry Garcia | Jimi Hendrix

1973                      photographed some of the most celebrated movie personalities of the 1970‘s and early  

                              1980‘s: Groucho Marx,  Christopher Reeve, John Wayne, Peter Sellers, Nick Nolte,  Jack

                              Nicholson, Jack Lemmon, Paul Newman | they are summarized in the book „Camera as                                        Passport“       

1977                      Photographed the World Series of Poker | returned to shoot the series five more years

1981                      first photography book „Poker Face“ | it become a collector‘s item