High Times Photographer Malcolm MacKinnon

High Times Photographer Malcolm MacKinnon

High Times Photographer Malcolm MacKinnon joins us today on Hempresent with Vivian McPeak only on Cannabis Radio. Malcolm MacKinnon is a veteran photojournalist and widely considered to be one of the foremost cannabis photographers in the world. His work has been published in over 200 publications worldwide and he has interviewed and photographed a wide range of celebrities. As the former editor-in-chief of HIGH TIMES magazine, he worked under the pen name of “Dan Skye.” He also served as executive editor of HEMP TIMES, a sister publication. During his 25-year career with HIGH TIMES (1991-2017), he shot over 50 covers and centerfolds and traveled over a million miles on assignments, becoming the most published writer and photographer in the magazine’s history. For over 30 years, Malcolm has also covered Native American issues, amassing a huge archive of imagery. He has interviewed and photographed numerous Native American leaders including Russell Means, Dennis Banks, John Trudell, Clyde, and Vernon Bellecourt, and Winona LaDuke, among others. He is a long-time advocate for the release of Leonard Peltier, who has now served over 45 years in federal prison, a victim of one of the worst miscarriages of justice in U.S. history. Behind bars, Leonard has become an outstanding painter and frequently uses Malcolm’s photographs for his artwork. Check out his work at MalcolmMacKinnon.com.

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