Photograph by Bettina Hansen

Photograph by Bettina Hansen

Mark Mirko is a Connecticut-based photojournalist and photography editor. He has produced two books, "Passing Time", a photographic meditation on life and death in his family, and "The Year We Made Eye Contact," a compilation of photographs and essays by Hartford Courant staff photographers.

Mark has a Master of Arts Degree in Photography from the Ohio University School of Visual Communication where he completed a John S. Knight Fellowship. Mark has been a guest speaker at numerous colleges and universities including Western Kentucky University, Ohio University, Trinity College and San Francisco State University.

Mark is a Hartford Courant staff photographer and his personal work has been shown in solo and group exhibitions.