Women of Influence

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Listening the Creative Voices of Women

Women of Influence is an inspirational look at the talent, drive, and perseverance that forged some remarkable photographic and filmmaking careers.

I teamed up with B&H to spotlight ten leading women who boldly shared what inspired some of their most celebrated work and how they overcame the roadblocks in their paths. Success comes with challenges and these women were honest about the process and self discovery that happened along the way.

This series is brought to you by B&H, with the generous support of Canon and Sony.

FULL INTERVIEWS & SNEAK PEEKS

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Sponsored by Sony

Cristina Mittermeier

Cristina Mittermeier is a Mexican-born marine biologist, photographer, and writer, specializing in conservation issues involving fisheries and indigenous cultures, to…
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Barbara Davidson

Barbara Davidson is a staff photographer for the Los Angeles Times. She won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography, and a National Emmy in multimedia…
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Sponsored by Sony

Brooke Shaden

Brooke Shaden grew up in Lancaster, PA, and attended Temple University, graduating in 2008 with Bachelor’s degrees in film and English. Launching her photography…
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Sponsored by Canon

Elsa Garrison

Elsa Garrison is a New York-based staff photographer with Getty Images Sport. A graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism, Garrison began her career in 1996 with Allsport…
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Sponsored by Sony

Kirsten Johnson

Kirsten Johnson is a New-York based documentary director, producer and principal cinematographer on over 40 feature-length documentaries. Her most recent Academy…
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Sponsored by Canon

Sandy Puc

Sandy Puc, an internationally acclaimed photographer and businesswoman, delights in sharing her knowledge, experience, and passion for photography through a variety…
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