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Deidre Elzer Lento

Asharoken, NY

About Deidre Elzer Lento

Asharoken, NY

Deidre Elzer-Lento is a mother, grandmother, wife, teacher, photographer, gardener, traveler and friend; but not always in that order. She won her first photo contest in 4th grade and hasn’t stopped taking photos since. Her transition from developing photos in the darkroom using chemicals to digital was seamless and her explorations with Photoshop have resulted in some amazing images. She believes that looking through the lens of her camera allows her to see the present, appreciate its beauty, and only then, does she photograph it. Sharing the images she takes is her ultimate reward. Deidre’s work is in the permanent collections of museums and businesses. She has been published in books, newspapers, and newsletters. Her photos have graced the cover of G&F magazine twice, received top awards in many photo contests and have been shown on ABC News NY and News 12 Long Island numerous times. She calls Long Island's north shore home.

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Other works by Deidre Elzer Lento

Selected Exhibitions

  • Gurwin Nursing Home
    Commack, NY, 2019
  • Northport Historical Society
    Northport, NY, 2018
  • Long Island Art League
    Dix Hills, NY, 2018
  • Huntington Arts Centre
    Huntington, NY, 2018
  • East Northport Library
    East Northport, NY, 2017

Press and Accolades

  • Eagle photos published Long Island Newsday
    April 1, 2018
  • Cover of G&F car magazine
    June, 2018
  • Imaging Resource website Photo Of The Day
    March 21, 2018
  • President of Huntington Camera Club
    September 1, 2020


  • CW Post University, Administration Degree in Education SAS/SDA
    Long Island, NY,2001 
  • St. John's University, Master of Arts in Special Education
    NYC, NY,1985 
  • New York University, Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Arts Education
    NYC, NY,1980 

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