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Note: Please pay attention to “Reviewer Preferences” listed by some of our reviewers at the end of their bios. This will help in making your reviewer selections.

Reviewer Biographies

Anna Alexander
Anna Goldwater Alexander is Director of Photography at WIRED in San Francisco, Ca. She's been producing photo shoots and commissioning WIRED photographers for approximately twenty years. She took a hiatus from WIRED as the Photo Director at Dwell from 2011-2013. Anna has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography from the University of Arizona. She resides in the Marin County city of Novato with her husband and two children.

Frank Augugliaro
Frank Augugliaro is a Photo Editor with "The Future of Everything" a publication of the Wall Street Journal.

Donny Bajohr
Donny Bajohr is a photography editor at Smithsonian magazine. Before Smithsonian, Donny interned as a photo editor at Sporting News in Charlotte, NC and interned for the Peace Corps headquarters in Washington, DC as a multimedia editor. Donny's work is recognized by the Society of Publication Designers, Communication Arts, NPPA, and Graphis Inc. Donny is a military brat originally from New York and graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with a degree in Photojournalism. Before that, he was in the Army where he spent time in Iraq.

Susan Baraz
Creative photography consultant, Susan Baraz, is considered an expert in the field of fine art photography and is interested to discover and refer new, up and coming photographers to top galleries and private dealers around the world. Susan is also well-entrenched in the commercial area of photography and works to help showcase the very best in any portfolio presentation. Susan is the International Director of Photography for AtEdge, an invitation only, top commercial marketing program. Reviewer Preference: Interested in seeing both Commercial and Fine Art work. Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography.

Suzee Barrabee
Suzee is a freelance art producer. She spent the majority of her career at Goodby Silverstein & Partners. There, she worked on every major brand that passed through the agency doors – Polaroid, Adobe, Elizabeth Arden Fragrances, Nike, NBA, Saturn, Comcast, Princess Cruise Line and Chevrolet – to name a few. She is now a freelance Art and Print Producer and has been fortunate to work at Facebook, Salesforce, Heat, Gyro, Camp + King, BSSP and GS&P.

Pat Bates
Pat Bates, founder of Pat Bates & Associates, has been in the photography industry for over twenty years representing a roster of exceptional talent and working with editorial and commercial clients such as Anthology, Restoration Hardware, Kinfolk, Williams Sonoma Home and Cooks, Martha Stewart Living, Cherry Bombe, the New York Times, Garnet Hill Home, CB2, and West Elm. She is an expert in lifestyle photography, including still, interior, and food photography. With an eye for discovering emerging talent, she has a reputation for bringing photographers into their heyday. Reviewer Preference: Open to seeing video. Interested in interiors and still life. Interested in lifestyle. No landscape / travel / architecture

Jacqueline Bovaird
Jacqueline Bovaird is a creative consultant and photography producer at Apple. Having worked in the photography industry for over 10 years, she was formerly the Director of West Coast at Levine/Leavitt. She has been fortunate to work with incredible talent such as Martin Schoeller, Danny Clinch, Nick Meek, Markus Wendler, Josh Goleman, and James Day, and clients such as Nike, Apple, Google, Airbnb, Facebook, FX, NASA, Toyota, W+K, TBWA, Deutsch, 72andSunny, and CP+B. Jacqueline also manages a creative consultancy which works with artists, agents, and creatives.

Naomi Burgess
Naomi Burgess is a currently a free-lance Creative Director in New York City. She has over 20 years of experience at both global and boutique advertising agencies. Reviewer Preference: Professional photographers specializing in still life, food, beauty and lifestyle.

Bonnie Butler Brown
Bonnie Butler Brown is a Photo Producer, and Freelance Senior Art Buyer, with 18 years of producing award-winning ad campaigns for top agencies. Having a foot in both worlds, she offers insight to help photographers understand what agency creatives are looking for, to land projects. She is a member of APA, loves to make pictures, and is a strong supporter of the photographic community. Reviewer Preference: Most interested in seeing relevant commercial advertising, and editorial imagery. Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography.

Marianne Campbell
Marianne Campbell is a photography agent with offices in San Francisco and New York City. Her company, Marianne Campbell Associates currently represents photographers Randal Ford, Shaun Fenn, Jamie Kripke, RJ Muna, Jim Salzano, Margaret Lampert, Matthew Turley and Annabelle Breakey. The diverse and talented group has worked most recently with clients such as Oakley, Audi, duPont, Starbucks, Pfizer, RAM Trucks, Phillips 66, Clorox, SAP, Asics, Verizon, Method, Purina and Target.Reviewer Preference: Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography.

Jessica Carroll
Jessica Carroll is director of Major League Baseball’s photo department where she oversees all aspects of photography for the league office. This includes directing photo operations at high-profile events such as the All-Star Game and World Series; hiring photographers for portrait and action assignments; maintaining the photo archive; and developing league-wide photography policies and procedures. After graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s photojournalism program in 2003, Jessica went on to work in the photography departments at the United States Golf Association and Golf Digest Magazine. She has been with MLB since 2008.

Paris Chong
Paris Chong is the Gallery Director and Curator of Leica Gallery Los Angeles. The Leica Gallery only shows work made with Leica cameras, but Miss Chong also curates exhibits outside this venue. Miss Chong has seventeen years of experience in curating, managing, and promoting fine art galleries and has represented galleries and artists in events such as: Photo LA, Photo SF, Paris Photo, Paris Photo LA and The Palm Springs Photo Festival as well as representing Leica Gallery Los Angeles at Art Basel Miami and Photo Paris, France. Paris coordinates and curates all events/ art shows at the flagship store in WEHO for artists such as Bruce Gilden, Danny Clinch, Julian Lennon, Lenny Kravitz, Ralph Gibson and Eli Reed to name a few.

Amy Cooper
Amy V. Cooper is a photography business consultant and owner of the artist representation agency, Trove Artist Management. Cooper has worked in the photography industry for over 20 years as a photo editor, art buyer, digital asset manager, consultant, and now artist representative. Trove Artist Management is the first agency in the U.S. to represent a roster of all women photographers and stylists. Cooper has worked with clients such as UPS, Sprite, Microsoft, MTV, Allstate, Capital One, The New Yorker, Esquire, and more. Reviewer Preference: Prefer to see lifestyle, product, and portrait photography. Open to seeing video, please bring personal work as well..

Matthew Craig
Matthew Craig is the CEO of Blink Media, an integrated technology and full service content studio, producing impactful visuals for publisher and agency partners, and brands scaling their business to new markets around the globe.

Bill Cramer
Bill is founder and CEO of Wonderful Machine, a production company with a network of 700 photographers around the world. His team provides branding and marketing services for photographers and they produce photo shoots for agencies and brands. After graduating from Penn State University in 1985, Bill spent the first few years of his career working as a photojournalist, covering news and sports for the Associated Press, The New York Times, and People Weekly. He then spent many years shooting portraits for magazines like Forbes and Business Week, corporations like Comcast and Accenture, and institutions like Children’s Hospital and Drexel University, before founding Wonderful Machine in 2007. Bill is also working on NowAnThen, a social media platform where anyone can create, share, and discover timelines of historic photos.

Suzanne Darmory
Suzanne has 25 years of international, award-winning experience creating groundbreaking integrated solutions for highly recognizable clients at world-class agencies. Suzanne is currently VP, Executive Creative Director at Zeta where she is responsible for: setting the overall strategy of the creative agency. She has spent most of her career at advertising agencies in New York (Arnold, Deutsch, Grey, JWT, Moxie, Mcgarrybowen, Ogilvy, R/GA) and three years working in London (Bates UK, Euro RSCG, Imagination, Ogilvy & Mather).

Anna Dickson
Anna is currently Visual lead for the Content and Community team at Google, focusing mainly on food and travel photography. Prior to Google, Anna was Photo Director at Huffington Post and Deputy Photography at The Wall Street Journal. She also worked on several print publications, including Rolling Stone and Popular Photography. Reviewer Preference: Food and Travel photography. Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography.

Crista Dix
Crista Dix is the Founder and Director of Wall Space Creative, a private photography dealer featuring creative artists who utilize photography to expand the medium through alternative process, both digital and analog, specializing in narrative works and focusing on photographs as object. Reviewer Preference: Crista is looking for fully formed bodies of work with clear intent, either in still photographs, video or mixed media.

Jennifer Dorn
Jennifer Dorn is the Photo Director of Variety Magazine

Belinda Downey
Belinda has 12 years of international experience as an Integrated Art Director at Womankind, with a passion for brand development. Belinda loves storytelling in the creative process and has managed photo shoots over the years for fashion and advertising. Belinda aims to help young creatives get their foot in the door as she knows it’s hard to prove your worth without experience to back you up.

Steven Duede
Steven has over 25 years of experience developing projects and working with galleries, museums and arts organizations. A Fine Art Photographer and Arts administrator, Steven serves with the board of directors with the Griffin Museum of Photography. He founded and works as principal and curator of Aspect Initiative, an online gallery showcasing Fine Art Photography. Reviewer Preference:He is interested in viewing thematic series in Photography. Steven welcomes the chance to view still life, documentary, landscape, architectural, interiors, abstract and street works.

Michelle Dunn Marsh
Michelle Dunn Marsh is the founder of Minor Matters Books, and executive director of Photographic Center Northwest. An educator and advocate for significant photography, she has worked in the field for twenty years, fostering the creation of over 100 photography books. In the last five years she began curating exhibitions, including Jim Marshall: The Rolling Stones 1972 (EMP Museum), Here I Am—Photographs by Lisa Leone (Bronx Museum), and Terminal, Me and My Selfie, and Eugene Richards: "Enduring Freedom," (PCNW). She is interested in transcendent photography that pushes the boundaries of our culture and the medium today.

Michelle Egiziano
Michelle Egiziano is currently an Art Director for Photography at Bloomingdales Department Store.

Emily Anne Epstein
Emily Anne Epstein is a senior editor at The Atlantic, where she oversees visuals. She has worked as a photojournalist, a reporter, and managing editor of the New York Observer.. Reviewer Preference: Interested in photojournalism, documentary, editorial assignments and completed essays.

Julia Finch
Julia Finch is an award winning Seattle-based creative from New York City. She is currently an Associate Creative Director at Amazon. Prior to Amazon, she created content in the digital and print editorial space for the likes of Refinery29, Lucky Magazine, New York Magazine, Assouline Publishing, Ralph Lauren Magazine and Vogue.

Brian Gibson
Brian Gibson is the Senior Art Producer at Team One Advertising Agency. After 11 years as a photo producer in NYC, Brian recently moved to LA to join Team One. Over the years Brian worked with magazines including Vogue, Women's Health, Fortune. Ad agencies including McCann, Team One, Saatchi, Chiat, Deutsch. Clients including Lexus, Nike, Captain Morgan, Pampers, and pharmaceuticals.

Tara Guertin
Tara is the director of photography at AFAR Travel Magazine and has been with the magazine since its inception in 2008. Before moving to San Francisco and joining AFAR, she worked as a photo editor in New York City at publications including BlackBook Magazine, Talk, Seventeen, InStyle, and Lucky.

Skye Gurney

Vanessa Hallett
Since joining Phillips’ Photographs department in 2005, Vanessa was named Director and Worldwide Head of Photographs in 2010 and has led her international team to the forefront of the international photographs market. Featured in the Art+Auction December 2011 Power Issue for her achievements, Vanessa’s tenure in the Photographs department has been steadfastly defined by the successful introduction of emerging photographers to the secondary market and the setting of numerous world auction records for classic and contemporary photographers. She lectures regularly on the medium, most recently at Photo Fair Shanghai. Previously she was at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, MA and at Sotheby’s. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Art History from Colgate University and a post-graduate degree in American Fine and Decorative Arts from the Sotheby’s Institute of Art.

Jillian Harris
Jillian is a multi-faceted hands on Creative Director whose work encompasses art direction for brand identities, ad and social media campaigns, photoshoots, and exhibitions. Her clients have included: Jimmy Choo, Pernod Ricard / Accept Responsibility, Wild Turkey American Honey and Rare Breed, The Glenlivet, The University of California Santa Cruz, Scholastic, Amazon, Amazon Kindle, Home and Garden Television, Good Housekeeping Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, All Clad, KRUPS, Lagostina, Rowenta, Markwins, American Express Publishing, Conde Nast, Financial Times, Medtronic, AGFA, and Xerox. Jillian is looking to partner with emerging and professional photographers across all categories.Reviewer Preference: Interested in fashion, food, corporate, motion video, product, lifestyle, portraiture and personal work.

Carol Henry
Carol Henry is the gallery director of Post Ranch Inn Gallery in Big Sur, CA and photography director and co-founder of Carmel Visual Arts in Carmel, CA. She independently curated She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not, 12 female photographers' views of the male subject in 2017, which was exhibited at the Center for Photographic Art and Florida Museum of Photographic Arts. Previously Carol was the fine print specialist for Ansel Adams signed originals for the Ansel Adams Gallery. Her interests range from bringing new ideas in photography to the West Coast, exhibiting female photographers in the medium and alternative process workshop hosting.

Ashley Holmes
Ashley Holmes, is a content Producer at Mullen Lowe. Prior to this appointment, she was Senior Art Producer at Ogilvy + Mathers, has worked in LA and NY for wide range of clients. She works on photography, film, illustration and CG projects. Reviewer Preference: Open to seeing Video

Skye Houghton
Skye Houghton started her career in Sydney Australia where she learned the ropes representing and producing for advertising photographers directly. 4 years later she switched sides to work as an art buyer for Saatchi Australia, before moving her life to SaatchiLA in late 2015.

Evan Jane Kriss
Evan Jane Kriss just joined Catch & Release television in the SF Bay Area, which provides content curation and licensing for advertising agencies and brand clients. Previously she worked on contract for several months over 2 years as a Content Curator and Asset Manager in Marcom at Apple, was the Photo Editor of The Washington Post Magazine for 6 years, was a Picture Editor at The New York Times Magazine for 12 years and was the Photo Contest Editor and a Picture Editor at Time Magazine for 7 years. Reviewer Preference: Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography. Interested in Portraiture, Feature Stories, and Documentary Photojournalism.

Jeannie Joshi
Jeannie Joshi is the Director of Joshi Design, a firm providing creative design solutions and branding for large and small companies.

Rebecca Karamehmedovic & Nicole Hyatt
Sway is a boutique agency started by Nicole Hyatt and Rebecca Karamehmedovic, two photo directors and creative content producers who have a breadth of work between them that spans a wide range of mediums and styles. The duo has produced content for some of the world’s most recognized names in Magazine & Book Publishing, Luxury Travel, Fashion and Lifestyle. Sway is the culmination of experience, passion and strong relationships with creative talent.

Patricia Lanza
Patricia Lanza was the Director of Talent & Content for the Annenberg Space for Photography for 8 years. I have left this position to form my own organization for exhibition development,curation and consultation for art & photography. I am currently curating two exhibitions. I will have a photography exhibition on Van Gogh with Lynn Johnson at the Leica gallery in 2019

Pilar Law
Upon her return to Santa Fe in 2015 after living and working in the Bay Area and LA, Pilar founded Edition ONE Gallery on Canyon Road, a contemporary photography gallery with an inviting living-room atmosphere featuring the works of a hand-picked group of artists working in traditional and digital media. Alternating one-person-shows and themed exhibitions for the first two years allowed Pilar to showcase and inform visitors about the diversity and talents of photographers selected from a world-wide pool. As a curator and a gallerist, my contribution is to gather photographers from New Mexico and around the world who are engaged in all manner of photography, and present their works in a way that both honors their art, and informs established and next-generation collectors about the value of photography in this century.”

Carol LeFlufy
Carol LeFlufy is the Director of Eye Forward, a photographer and director’s representative agency in Los Angeles. Eye Forward represents Sam Jones, The Ingalls, Spencer Lowell, Bella Newman, Dewey Nicks, Frank Ockenfels 3, and Perry Ogden. Eye Forward clients include editorial, advertising, entertainment advertising and brand direct clients in a diverse range of still life, portraiture, landscape, beauty, fashion, life style and motion. Carol previously worked for Annie Leibovitz as a studio manager and at Art + Commerce in New York after a career as a photographer in Canada. Carol has taught at ICP in NY and Art Center in Pasadena. Reviewer Preference: Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography.

Leah Levine
Leah Levine is the founder of L2 Agency Inc., an LA based Photographer’s Representation Agency and Production Services company, currently representing photographers in Los Angeles. The agency has worked with many Advertising and Editorial clients including Airbnb, Apple, Microsoft, American Express, Honda, AT&T, Cartier, The Hollywood Reporter, Dwell, People, Food Network, Fortune & Wired. Leah finds it tremendously rewarding to cultivate and nurture young and emerging talent. L2 Agency also consults with outside photographers and offers production services to clients on a project to project basis. Reviewer Preference: Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography. Interested in seeing personal work, portraits, travel, lifestyle, interiors, tech, music, and celebrity.

Becky Lewis
Rebecca Lewis is Vice-President and Senior Agent Art+Commerce, founded in 1982 to represent fine artists in the commercial and editorial worlds and has represented many of the industry’s most important photographers. The company offers support and development for each artist's career including exhibition, publication, and educational projects. The Art + Commerce Archive is a unique collection of photographs available for licensing to advertising, editorial, and special projects. Reviewer Preference: Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography.

Jessica Mirolla
Jessica Mirolla is an art producer at The Garage. In addition to her experience of being an art producer for several agencies with blue chip accounts, her love of art has lead her to curating not only the walls of the agencies she has worked for but also for companies and private residences. Discovering new talent is one of the most exciting aspects of her job and festivals like the PSPF help her unearth the hidden talent gems. Reviewer Preference: Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography.

Robert Morton
Robert Morton has worked in the world of book publishing for more than four decades for such publishers as Bantam, Time Life and over 25 years at Harry Abrams as Director of Special Projects. Currently, Morton works as an editor, agent, and consultant for photographers and artists seeking publication in books. In addition to helping to prepare presentations for consideration by publishers (selecting and sequencing photographs, deciding upon forms of presenting work, discussing desired formats and printing methods), Morton works with the artist and publisher to find and enlist authors for introductions and other texts. Reviewer Preference:Robert is interested mostly in seeing subject-based work of all kinds, especially book-worthy ideas, rather than abstract images or work of purely personal expression.

Mark Murrmann
Mark Murrmann is the photo editor at San Francisco-based Mother Jones magazine, where he has been since 2007. He has worked to expand on Mother Jones' reputation for exceptional documentary photography by pursuing innovative ways to incorporate visual storytelling into the magazine and website. Mark has a background as a music photographer and photojournalist, working as a contract photographer with ZUMA Press and a regular contributor to Hamburger Eyes. He studied at UC Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism.

Lizzy Oppenheimer
Lizzy Oppenheimer is the Senior Photo Editor at InStyle Magazine and the Creative Director at Nicotine Magazine

Alex Ostebo
Founder of Creative Picnic and Alaskan Native, Alex Ostebo, has worked with hundreds of commercial artists to establish, revive and grow their businesses over the last six years. An officer in the Army Reserves and an entrepreneur in her own right, she has a unique perspective to marketing as well as experiennce producing and estimating for National brands. Creative Picnic is based in New York City, which is huge asset to her global network of artists. Creative Picnic is a women owned and operated entity. Alex is passionate about promoting women photographers and directors as they are drastically under represented in the industry.

Ghislain Pascal
Ghislain Pascal is the Director of The Little Black Box Gallery based in London, England. The gallery specializes in contemporary photography from around the world.

Chris Pichler
Chris Pichler founded Nazraeli Press in 1988, and has published some 500 books on the fine and applied arts to date, with an emphasis on contemporary photography. The press currently publishes 20 to 30 books each year. The books are distributed throughout the world. In 2007, Pichler received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Center for Photographic Arts in Carmel, California. In 2011, he was awarded the International Award from the Photographic Society of Japan. In 2014, Stanford University Art & Architecture Library acquired the complete archives of Nazraeli Press.

Natasha Ritsma
Natasha Ritsma, curator at Chicago's Loyola University Museum of Art, has an MA from the University of Illinois and a PhD from Indiana University. She has curated numerous photography exhibitions featuring both highly celebrated artists such as Jeffery Wolin and Steve Schapiro as well as emerging talent.

Molly Roberts
Molly Roberts is a photography editor, curator and photographer; she recently joined National Geographic Magazine as a Senior Photography Editor after 15 years as Photography Editor at Smithsonian Magazine. Previously she led the Washington Post Magazine and USA Weekend photography team. With 25 year's experience in the magazine publishing world, she is responsible for the content and appearance of many magazines, books, web sites and apps. Roberts is an advocate for powerful visual storytelling and human rights and recently created the non-profit HumanEyes USA to present documentary photography projects in public spaces and to use powerful imagery to help illuminate complex issues facing America. Also committed to developing diverse voices in the media, she is currently the acting director and board member of the DC based, Women Photojournalists of Washington. Reviewer Preference: Interested in seeing photojournalism and documentary projects which explore history, science, culture and give insight into the challenges and joys of living in contemporary society..

Brett Roegiers
Brett Roegiers is a photo editor at CNN Digital who oversees assignments and special projects. He commissions photography for breaking news, enterprise and feature stories. Brett helped launch the CNN Photos blog in 2011 and went on to become its lead editor. His work has been recognized by Pictures of the Year International, the National Press Photographers Association, American Photography and the Webby Awards.

Michele Romero
Michele Romero is the Senior Photo Editor of Entertainment Weekly magazine.

Glenn Ruga
Glenn Ruga is the Founder and Director of the Social Documentary Network, Executive Editor of ZEKE magazine, and the former Executive Director of the Photographic Resource Center in Boston. Reviewer Preference: Interested in seeing documentary, editorial, fine art, motion.

Laura Sackett
Laura Sackett is Creative Director and partner in LensCulture, one of the leading online destinations committed to discovering and promoting the best in the contemporary photography. Laura has lead all aspects of design including brand, website, print, communications, festival screenings and print exhibitions. Besides leading the creative direction for LensCulture, she also co-curates the online galleries.

Gabriel Sanchez
Gabriel H. Sanchez the Photo Essay Editor at BuzzFeed and BuzzFeed News. He holds an undergraduate degree in photo-communications and a graduate degree in photography from Parsons The New School for Design. In his spare time, he's a contributing writer on photography for Artforum.com, Aperture.com, and Artslant.com, as well as a NYC-based curator of fine art.

Corey Saunders
Corey Saunders runs 7 Artist Mgmt - we represent photographers and directors specializing in entertainment and fashion advertising. A bit about 7AM: Seven Artist Management © (7AM) represents photographers and directors specializing in Advertising, Entertainment and Editorial. 7AM offers full-service artist development and business management. Combined, our team has over 30 years in the fashion and entertainment industries, allowing us to maintain strong relationships with advertising agencies, brands, music labels, magazines, film and television studios. Our mission is to raise the standard of artist management and client services by providing hands-on strategic and creative guidance.

David Scharff
David Scharff is the Manager of Special Projects at the ANnenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles.

Jennifer Schlesinger
Jennifer Schlesinger is the Director of the Obscura Gallery in Santa Fe.

Patti Schumann
Patti Schumann, founding agent of Schumann & Company, passionately combines her love of all things visual with her keen instinct for strategic marketing solutions. Patti is noted for her extraordinary roster of internationally acclaimed photographers / directors. She takes great pride in the development of long-term professional relationships that are founded with collaborative and artistic integrity. She tirelessly promotes and consults on industry standards through involvement and engagement with professional associates including ASMP, APA, AIGA, ADC and others.Reviewer Preference: Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography.

Mara Serdans
Mara Serdans is a freelance Senior Art Producer and creative consultant. She was at Deutsch LA for 8 years as a Sr. Art Producer is currently working as a freelance art producer for Designory, Garage Team Mazda, and Chiat NY.

John Sharpe
John Sharpe graduated from Texas A&M University in the early '80's with a BS degree in Marketing. He has spent his entire career in the advertising business, first in Account Management for various agencies in Houston, Dallas and eventually Los Angeles, and since 1988 as an agent for commercial artists through Sharpe + Associates, Inc., a company he founded.

Emily Shornick
Emily Shornick is a managing photo editor, art director and producer. She oversees visuals for InStyle.com. Prior to Meredith Corp, Emily worked as a photo art director at Tory Burch and as a photo editor at New York Magazine/The Cut, Lucky Magazine, American Lawyer Media and Spin. Reviewer preferences: fashion, beauty, still life, portraiture, and personal photo essays in the women’s interest space.

Gabrielle Sirkin
Gabrielle Sirkin is the Senior Photo Editor at Airbnb Magazine, a travel magazine launching in May 2017. Previously, she was an Art Producer at TBWA\Chiat\Day and Photo Editor at More Magazine. Her work has been Emmy nominated and won various American Photography and SPD Awards. Reviewer Preferences: Open to seeing still photography specializing in travel, portrait, food, documentary and fine art.

Allyson Torrisi
Allyson Torrisi is currently the Deputy Director of Photography at People Magazine and has been involved in the world of photography for over twenty five years. She began her career producing fashion advertisements for Bloomingdales, Saks Fifth Ave, Nordstrom and Talbots. She was on the launch staff of InStyle Magazine and was a senior photo editor there for seven years. After In Style, she became Creative Director at Turner Broadcasting in Atlanta, and was responsible for several award winning campaigns for Turner's original movies (for TNT & TBS ), and helped to re-brand several news programs for CNN. Allyson has lectured at the School of Visual Arts, and has taught at both Parsons and the International Center of Photography in New York City. She has juried competitions and served on the digital photo and archive management team at Hearst Magazines. She has also curated several photo shows including Jesse James and his Beautiful Machines — a body of work that was ultimately produced as a large format book by Powerhouse Editions, 110 Years of Popular Mechanics, for the Hearst Corporation. She recently served as President of the Society of Publication Designers,where among many things, she helped to curate and produce their speaker series. Torrisi has been DIrector of Photography at Men's Journal, Photography at Popular Mechanics, the award-winning magazine on science, technology and the DIY space , and is currently the Deputy Director of Photo at People magazine.

Toan Trinh
Toan Trinh is the Photo Editor of Boston Magazine

Kali Winkler
With over 8 year's experience working in both agency and in-house environments Kali WInkler has spearheaded award winning campaigns and content development from ideation to execution with a strategic point-of-view and an emotional touch. She works closely with b2b and b2c clients and brands that are building from the ground up and start-ups that are redefining and disrupting the marketplace in established spaces - Zipcar, Rue La La, HomeGrown, PimaCott, Shire Pharmaceuticals, Parexel BioPharma, and Cancer Treatment centers of America.

Tracey Woods
Tracey Woods is the Photo Editor at Essence Magazine in New York. She has an MFA in photography from Pratt Institute.

Cecilia Zalazar
Cecilia Zalazar is the Vice President of Creative at Bluestem Brands, headquartered in suburban Minneapolis. Bluestem is the parent to 13 dynamic eCommerce retail brands. This exciting company offers a unique mix of retail and payment options for a diverse range of customers with a wide range of financial needs.

Kenneth Zane
Kenneth Zane is a Senior Photo Producer at the GAP & Old Navy. Before this, he was a Sr.Producer at Leo Burnett advertising agency in Chicago. Ken began his career in New York as an Art Buyer for Palio Communications, followed by work for DRAFTFCB, and Digitas. Some of his many accounts have included: Motorola, MilkPep, GSK, Pfizer , Astra Zeneca, KMART, SC Johnson, Hampton Inn, Nestle, Kraft, Boeing, Dow, UCB, and Olay—running the gamut from consumer to health care. Currently he is working with such clients as Coca-Cola, McDonalds, Miller-Coors,3M and P & G. Zane has cultivated turning this diverse experience into indispensable assets. Passionate about photography and art since childhood, he loves and thrives on the visual discovery of both new and seasoned talent. Reviewer Preference: Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography.