Martin Harras, 92, has been named artist of the month for September. He began taking pictures when in high school in the late '30s. Harras started out using a Kodak Bantam camera and developed and enlarged all of his own photos. During World War II, he took his camera along to the South Pacific and began using Kodachrome color film. After the war, he returned to Texas and he and his family moved to Victoria in 1974. Harraas now uses a Nikon 6006 SLR for his photography. His work can be viewed in the main lobby of Citizens Medical Center throughout September.
Originally published September 6, 2013 at midnight, updated September 6, 2013 at midnight