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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.


Anna Alexander
Anna Goldwater Alexander is the Director of Photography of WIRED. She's been producing photo shoots and commissioning WIRED photographers for over twenty years. The 2019 recipient of the National Magazine Awards General Excellence, Design and Photography by American Society of Magazine Editors, Anna has also been awarded honors from the Society of Publication Design, American Photography, Art Directors Club and Communication Arts Anna has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography from the University of Arizona. She resides in Northern California with her husband, two teenagers, three cats and Trout the dog.

Rebekah Baker
Rebekah Baker works at Publicis New York as an Associate Producer. Prior to this assignment she worked in the same capacity at Saatchi & Saatchi NY. Rebekah graduated from the Advertising Program at Brigham Young University in April 2021 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree and a production emphasis.

Anthony Bannon
Anthony Bannon is a medalist in the history and criticism of photography from the Royal Academy of Photography in Great Britain. He is the emeritus director of the George Eastman Museum in Rochester, NY and the Burchfield Penney Art Center at SUNY Buffalo State. Forthcoming with Steidl Verdlag is Beatitude: The Beat Attitude: Photographs by Joey Tranchina and exhibitions with catalogs on photographs by John Wood and Mark Maio. . He is a trustee on the boards of the Photo Review and Artpark, the New York State Park for the arts in Lewiston on the Niagara Gorge.

Kevin Barclay
Kevin has lead some of the most respected international brands including Brown-Forman, makers of Jack Daniels, Honda, Ford and PepsiCo, International Paper. Prior coming to Addison, he worked in Canada with Taxi, Rethink and Zulu Alpha Kilo. Kevin has been a regular lecturer at Emily Carr University of Art and Design in Vancouver, Canada. He has won over 250 industry awards and judged in the most prestigious design competitions in the world, including the coveted D&AD. Most recently, Kevin studied at the Yale School of Management Executive Education Program for Creative Directors.

Suzee Barrabee
Suzee is a freelance art Suzee 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 Apple, Facebook, Salesforce and GS&P. She has had the pleasure of working with such diverse talent as Britney Spears and even an alligator.

Pat Bates
Pat Bates is the owner and founder of Pat Bates & Associates: a New York-based artist representative agency with a laser focus on the interiors and lifestyle sectors. The agency is known for its forward thinking, curated roster of internationally-based stylists, photographers and directors whose work is commissioned by retailers, advertisers, brands, and other media outlets in the US and worldwide. The agency as a whole seeks to bring a deep understanding of the differing viewpoints and facets of “how we live,” offering clients a sophisticated and worldly aesthetic delivered with care and attention.

Ron Beinner
Ron Beinner is a long time photography editor, producer and creative collaborator. He spent over two decades with Vanity Fair magazine and currently works on a variety of visual projects in Los Angeles and Silicon Valley.

Donna Bender
Donna Bender is a Director and Producer of Photography at NBCUniversal Television. For the past 10 years she has been responsible for hiring photographers for marketing campaigns, pr, social assets and on set photography for both still and motion. Networks include SYFY, USA and NBCUniversal scripted and non-scripted television shows. Previously, she worked in the editorial magazine industry hiring portrait, fashion, beauty, travel & lifestyle photographers for more than 25 years. Reviewer Preference: Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography.

Sherrie Berger
Sherrie Berger is a photography consultant with a background in photography, art, and business. She has extensive experience in entertainment, high-end celebrity portraiture, fine art photography, production, editing, marketing, curating and media relations. Sherrie consults privately with photographers, ranging from the presentation of their bodies of work to overall career trajectories. Her career began at ABC television where she led the network photo department, overseeing a team of photographers, publicists, producers and editors. Subsequently, working at one of the world’s leading international stock and syndication agencies, she continued her work with the industry’s most talented photographers.

John Berthot
New York based Photography Consultant with over twenty years of industry experience. Work with photographers worldwide to improve their revenue opportunities and create a proactive and cost efficient marketing plan, to generate new clients and maintain relationships with existing client base. Estimate and negotiate advertising and editorial assignments. Advise clients on best market strategies for optimal ROI. Provide networking and advertising agencies and photography agents. Participate in industry seminars both regionally and nationally. Print portfolio and website editing to generate interest from clients and provide photographers with a clear and concise vision that resonates with creatives. Maintain and advise photographers on most effective social media plans and trends and monitor their activities on a monthly basis. Also represent photographers and directors for assignments at Focus Represents.

Elisabeth Biondi
Elisabeth Biondi was the Visuals Editor of The New Yorker for 15 years until she left in 2011 to work as a much sought-after independent curator, writer, and teacher. Reviewer Preference: Interested in documentary at the intersection with fine art photography, portraiture, architecture & landscape as well.

Emily Blank
Emily Blank is the Director of Photography for Material Design at Google. She is passionate about expanding traditional conceptions of what photography can do or be, and works to bring editorial and high concept photography to the widest audience, through the broad reach of the tech industry. Emily's photography direction and art curation lives in Google products, globally, including on the wallpapers of Android devices and in a conference room near you via the Google Meet product. She loves to scout new talent and is excited to meet you!

Barbara Boissevain

Daria Bonera
Born in Milan, after graduating in Fashion Marketing from St Martins School in London, Daria started working for the Grazia Neri Photo Agency, where she represented several international agencies and photographers. She moved to New York to work as the agent of documentary photographer Donna Ferrato and represented Grazia Neri’s photographers in the US. Daria returned to Milano where she now represents selected photographers and film directors for fashion, advertising and digital campaigns.

Susan Burnstine
Susan Burnstine is an award winning fine art photographer who writes for numerous photography publications, including a monthly column for Black and White Photography Magazine (UK).

Jennifer Butters
Jennifer Butters has represented national commercial photographers for over 15 years. She is the owner of Jen Butters Agency with offices in Dallas and Los Angeles. Jennifer attributes her success with her ability to develop talented photographers by fusing their artistic goals while making them commercially marketable. Reviewer Preference: Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography.

Marilyn Cadenbach
With over 30 years of experience as a commercial photography agent, Marilyn Cadenbach offers a keen eye and a wealth of knowledge to committed photographers interested in working in the advertising and editorial marketplaces. A deep affinity for photography and an understanding of the challenges artists face when marketing their own work inspired her to open her agency in 1988. Drawing on her well-honed eye and her marketing background and business expertise, Marilyn approaches representation, negotiation and production from a place of collaboration, understanding that the best results are achieved when working together towards a common goal. After twenty-two years of East Coast winters, Marilyn pulled up stakes and relocated to Venice Beach in 2004 and hasn't looked back.

Ricardo Cardenas
With more than 25 years of experience in advertising, Ricardo’s work has garnered numerous awards including Cannes, San Sebastián, Communication Arts, the One Show, The New York Festivals, FIAP, London Festival, El Ojo de Iberoamérica, and more than 30 Gold, Silver and Bronze at Círculo Creativo Mexicano, including Grand Prix-Print, and Grand Prix-Interactive.

Rose Cefalu
Rose's photo experience in Los Angeles covers 25 years of working as a photography director, producer, art buyer and photo agent. She produces award winning content as a freelance photography director for magazines and websites such as Emmy magazine. She has worked as a photo producer and entertainment editor for such magazines at Loaded, Bauer’s Heat, the BBC’s Star Magazine, Torontos FW, and New Zealand’s Pavement Magazine to name a few. H

Kelly Chiello
Kelly Chiello is the Visuals Editor for InStyle. She commissions fashion, beauty and portraiture photography. She's been with InStyle for about 5 years and has watched the digital brand grow a lot during that time. When she's not at work, she loves talking about dogs and ghost stories.

Donna Cohen
Donna Cohen is a photo editor at Bloomberg Businessweek Magazine and in 2018 was named as the Director of Photography at Bloomberg Markets Magazine. Her work at Businessweek has been recognized by the Overseas Press Club (2019) and the Society of Publication Designers. Prior to Businessweek, she was a photo editor at Conde Nast Portfolio, People Magazine, Life Magazine and the Associated Press.

Jackie Collins
Jackie Collins is an agent / producer at Tugboat, an Artist Rep agency. Previously She previously worked as an executive, artist representative, and freelance producer in the fields of music, dance, photography and various creative medias.

Louisa Curtis
Louisa Curtis is a Creative Consultant, Writer & Presenter based in New York. She has reviewed countless portfolios for The Palm Springs Photo Festival & Photo Plus Expo, as well as for ICP (The International Center of Photography). Her passion for the power of photography began when she visited a Diane Arbus exhibition in London as a teenager. She had never seen anything like it but her emotional reflexes and responses to the images she saw truly awakened a life-long appreciation and love for the art of photography and what it can potentially convey to the viewer. Photography is there to elicit an emotional response from us, whether the subject is funny, tragic, or everything in-between. Simply put, does the image “move” us in some way?

Juan Curto
Juan Curto is the owner and director of the trend-setting and highly successful gallery, Camara Oscura, specializing in international contemporary photography. The gallery opened in 2007 and exhibits the work of emerging and mid-career artists, not only in the gallery but in the most reputed art fairs worldwide. Mr. Curto teaches marketing of art, and photography, at both the Universidad Nebrija and Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, both in Madrid, Spain.

Suzanne Darmory
Suzanne has over 25 years of international experience championing Fortune 500 brands and articulating their vision through marketing and advertising initiatives. Suzanne leads the integrated marketing and creative strategy at Jackson Hewitt with a customer-centric approach to help drive growth through compelling and impactful strategic brand solutions. In addition to founding her own advertising agency (The AGNCY), she spent most of her career at world-class companies in New York (Arnold, Deutsch, Grey, JWT, Moxie, Mcgarrybowen, Ogilvy, R/GA, Zeta) and in London (Bates UK, Euro RSCG, Imagination, Ogilvy & Mather).

Rodrigo de la Maza
Rodrigo de la Maza is an Associate Producer at Saatchi & Saatchi advertising agency

Ryan Dearth

Michelle Dunn Marsh
Michelle Dunn Marsh is the founder of Minor Matters Books. An educator and advocate for significant photography, she has worked in the field for twenty-five years, fostering the creation of over 100 photography books. In the last five years she has also curated exhibitions including Jim Marshall: The Rolling Stones 1972 (EMP Museum), Here I Am—Photographs by Lisa Leone (Bronx Museum), and All Power: Visual Legacies of the Black Panther Party, Terminal, Me and My Selfie with Chieko Phillips, and Eugene Richards: "Enduring Freedom," (PCNW). She is interested in transcendent photography that pushes the boundaries of our culture and the medium today.

Annette Fausboll
Annette Fausboll Founder of Ugly Duckling Projects Artist Agent and Executive Producer of Ugly Duckling Projects in Singapore, Annette brings decades of experience in representing photographers and filmmakers producing ad campaigns in Asia and Globally.

Kristi Fitts
Kristi Fitts has been working at HBO and now HBO Max for 6 years and is currently Sr. Photo Producer. Her team is responsible for all series and brand related photography, covering on set photography, social media specific and ad campaign photography. Previous to HBO Kristi worked at A&E Entertainment, Sony Television and MGM.

Christina Force
New Zealand-based Christina Force, as founder of photo agency The Collective Force, secured countless large-scale global photographic assignments for her photographers, particularly from South East Asia, during her 15 years at the helm. She now works with photographers and agents worldwide as a consultant and editor, and through her unique online mentoring programs, promotes connections between ad agency creatives in Asia with photographers from throughout the world. "My Mission is to help commercial photographers get paid to shoot what they love."

Natalie Gialluca
Natalie Gialluca is an award-winning photo editor, producer and consultant based in New York City. She conceptualizes creative direction, handles full scale production and goes on-set to art direct photo and video shoots. An exceptional producer both domestically and internationally, in studios, on location and on hot television/film sets. She has over ten years of experience as a content creator producing original photography for clients in editorial and advertising environments for print and digital mediums. Her clients range from national magazines to television networks, film studios and social media brands. Most recently, Natalie was a photo editor for Entertainment Weekly magazine where she was responsible for conceptualizing, art directing and producing high concept cover shoots of celebrities.

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.

Shelby Graham
Shelby Graham is currently a freelance curator and creative coach after serving as the director of the Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery at the University of California, Santa Cruz, from 1999 to 2021. Graham earned her MFA in photography from San Jose State University and specializes in alternative and experimental photography with innovative contemporary curatorial praxis.

Celine Grouard
Celine Grouard is a New York-based photo editor where since 2013 she handles art direction and production of photo shoots for Fast Company magazine, as well as contributing to the Fast Company website. Her work for Fast Company has spanned a wide range of assignments—from assigning still life, portraitures, and conceptual photographs to handling event photography, and more. Prior to working at Fast Company she lived in the Bay Area and was a photo editor for Wired magazine. She has a keen eye for the medium and loves to have productive critiques that inspire artists.

Hava Gurevich
Hava Gurevich is the Director of art2art Circulating Exhibitions. Founded in 2004, art2art Circulating Exhibitions is an organization that curates and tours photography exhibitions, is committed to providing high-quality collections on a wide range of topics that are accessible to regional museums, university art galleries, and other small or mid-size public institutions. As the founding Director, Ms.Gurevich is responsible for scouting new shows, curating both solo and group exhibitions, and placing them in museums. She is actively searching for new photography shows to add to art2art’s museum offerings. art2art’s exhibitions are content driven with a wide range of themes with an emphasis on work that addresses current events, multiculturalism, natural history, and anthropology.

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, Experience Designer and Creative Director from Trinidad, now living and working in New York City. Her belief that user experience is an integral part of branding, has often positioned her at the intersection of branding and product design. She has in depth experience in all aspects of brand management and traditional graphic design, including creating brand identities, art direction for print, digital and social media campaigns as well as photo shoots. Her product design experience began with traditional web design and moved to user experience design for responsive web and mobile products. She merges the two, by working with organizations to establish or revamp their brand and extend that through every aspect of marketing and product. Over 25 years she has worked on more than 100 global and national brands across 15 major industries including education, healthcare, finance, alcohol, lifestyle and fashion. Her client list spans, her native Trinidad, New York, London and South Africa and has included UCSC, TYRX, The Financial Times, Wild Turkey, Amazon, Krups, Guardian Life and Jimmy Choo.

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.

Sydney Krantz

Jennifer Lamping
Jen Lamping is VP / Director of Art Production at Rubin, Postaer, and Associates (RPA) in Los Angeles. She's worked at The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), as an artist rep at Giant Artists, done production at TBWA\Chiat\Day, Saatchi & Saatchi, and now RPA. She also founded GALLERY 2525, an in-house art gallery at RPA that showcases a variety of local and world-renowned artists, as well as an artist speaking series called, ART TALKS.

Pilar Law
Pilar's investigation of and involvement in all facets of the photo industry have contributed to her unique understanding of the processes, aesthetics and value of photography in today’s art market. Upon her return to Santa Fe seven years ago 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 seven years allowed Pilar to showcase and inform visitors about the diversity and talents of photographers selected from a world-wide pool. The work is exciting, the openings legendary, hosting photo-related events and portfolio reviews has expanded her stable of artists and their audience. Curatorial Vision/Mission: “Photography, from its beginnings, has been a medium of interrogation and change. One of the real challenges for fine art photography today is balancing traditional processes and photography’s established practitioners with the explosion of new methods, styles and works that bombard what was until recently a relatively select group of artists. 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.”

Andrea Mariash
LA-based Executive Art and Content Producer, business owner, volunteer and advocate. Currently building the metaverse, and is a big fan of the burgundy kn95's.

Carol McCusker
Carol McCusker is currently the Curator of Photography at the Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida. Prior to that, she was Curator of Photography at the Museum of Photographic Arts (MoPA), San Diego, where she curated over 35 exhibitions. McCusker was awarded a National Endowment for the Arts and Andy Warhol Foundation grants for her traveling exhibition and catalogue, Aftermath: The Fallout of War—America and the Middle East (2016) that featured twelve international photographers, and award-winning authors and poets. I am curating a BIPOC exhibition on Land Security, Farming and Food Justice and wish to see Indigenous landscape/farm photographers, but not exclusively

Frank Meo
Founder of, Frank advises and consulates with photographers from around the globe. His services include estimating and negotiating of behalf of photographers to ad agencies. For 25 years, Frank has represented photographers that include Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalists in securing highly valued commercial assignments. He has worked on hundreds of company photo libraries and campaigns for clients such as American Express, Acura Motor Sports, US Coast Guard Xerox, ESPN, Citi, Nike and others.

Kevin R. Miller
Kevin Miller is a California-based consulting curator and exhibition developer in freelance practice. He is formerly the Director and Senior Curator of the Southeast Museum of Photography, a public museum in Florida, from 2001 to 2017. At the museum he curated and presented more than 400 exhibitions and produced numerous exhibition texts, catalogues and public programs. He is interested in reviewing developed bodies of work ready for publication or exhibition as well as reviewing evolving series still in development that will benefit from critical interpretation and editing.

Jessica Mirolla
Garage Team Mazda is the agency of record for the Newport Beach Film Festival as well as Mazda North America. In addition to my role as an Art Producer, I've created an art gallery within the agency- rotating artists every 4 months. My art production history runs deep in the automotive industry, to include clients such as: Land Rover, Jaguar, Lincoln, Volkswagen and Hyundai. I came up in the core sports industry working on accounts such as Volcom, Oakley, Vans, Pac Sun and Mammoth Mountain. Other accounts include Taco Bell, Sony, Pacific Symphony and Southwest to name a few.

Marie Monteleone
Marie Monteleone is the Deputy Photo Editor for Bloomberg Visual Media, overseeing all assignments for North America. At Bloomberg, she assigns for breaking news and feature photo essays. Prior to Bloomberg, she has worked for ABC News, T: The New York Times Style Magazine, The New York Post, and W Magazine. Marie has been guest faculty at The International Center of Photography, Parsons School of Design, The Eddie Adams Workshop, and The Women Photograph Workshop.

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.

Quentin Nardi
Quentin Nardi is chief photo editor for Smithsonian magazine. A photo editor and director professional with more than 20 years of national magazine and editorial photo editing experience in both print and digital platforms. Prior to Smithsonian, Nardi spent nine years as a photo editor for Outside, Ski magazine and as director of photography for AARP, where she helped to redefine the visual direction of AARP The Magazine. Nardi earned a BFA in photography from the University of New Mexico

Nikki O Toole
A lover of the still image from childhood, Nikki O’Toole has been working in the photo industry for nearly 20 years. With a degree in photography from Syracuse University, Nikki has worked as a photo editor, art director, photo producer, studio manager, agent, and art producer. All of these roles have helped shape her 365 view of the photography industry and she looks forward to bringing this experience with her to the Palm Springs Photo festival.

Judith Peyrat
Judith Peyrat is the Director of the prestigious Paris Gallery, Baudoin Lebon.

Tania Pirozzi
Tania Pirozzi is currently a Senior Art Producer at Weiden + Kennedy Advertising Agency. Throughout her career, Tania has produced shoots for top tier magazines and a clothing brand, edited galleries for websites, and worked at major ad agencies to produce campaigns for some of the world’s best known brands.

Carolyn Potts
Carolyn Potts, creative consultant, works with photographers worldwide refocusing their marketing so that it’s as professional and compelling as their imagery. She's created 10,000+ photo portfolio edits/presentations and provides portfolio edits, marketing strategies, and business systems that help photographers land the projects they want and need. Her results-focused photography consulting practice is based on her 35+ year career as a successful photo rep; Her portfolio edits and marketing plans have garnered hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of photo assignments from ad agencies, design firms, corporations, and publishers across the globe.

Nina Raj
Nina Raj is a multi-disciplinary creative – a designer, naturalist, and community organizer, with a background in mission-driven advertising. Her expertise lies at the crossroads of art and activism, with a focus on Music, native California horticulture and community care. Clients include Google, Planned Parenthood, City of Los Angeles, United Way, and the World Bank. Additionally, she produces a series of recording sessions for emerging artists, entitled Yellow House Sessions.

Molly Roberts
Molly Roberts is a curator, photography editor, and educator living in the metropolitan Washington, DC area. Roberts was recently completed a prestigious year-long Residency as a Knight Fellow in the Visual Communication Department at Ohio University. Roberts was a Senior Photography Editor at National Geographic magazine. She led the photography department at Smithsonian magazine for 16 years, bringing recognition to the magazine as a National Press Photographers association award winning visuals team for multiple years.

Laura Sackett
Laura Sackett is the creative director and co-founder of LensCulture, one of the leading sites committed to discovering and promoting the best in the contemporary photography. She leads all aspects of design including strategy, brand, website, print, communications, screenings and exhibitions. Besides leading the creative direction for LensCulture, she also designs and co-curates LensCulture exhibitions and the online galleries. Laura is a frequent reviewer at portfolio reviews. She is a founding Board Member of PhotoAlliance, and earned an MFA in photography from the California College of the Arts. She currently lives in Berkeley, CA.

Mark Sink
Mark Sink, a private art consultant, represents and curates local and international cutting-edge fine art photography. Mark is a co-founder of The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, founder of the Month of Photography Denver and The Big Picture Colorado street art projects and the Denver Collage Club. His personal fine art photography is shown and collected world wide.

Monica Suder
As an international creative consultant and career coach, commuting between Europe and the US, Monica assists photographic artists in carving out a strong identity, developing original websites and highly personal fine art projects. She edits portfolios and writes bios and artist statements and helps photographers connect with publishers, galleries and institutions. Her specialty is what she calls "Creative Identity". As an editor, she worked at Magnum, Time-Life Books, Rolling Stone, Outside Magazine and other publications. Reviewer Preference: I am interested in seeing fine art work as well as personal projects and video. (Not interested in fashion or nudes).

Stacy Swiderski
Stacy Swiderski is a Philadelphia based Creative Consultant and Photographer’s Agent with an extensive background in commercial photography, education and consulting. On a daily basis, she advises photographers on all aspects of their work and brand, from creative coaching and portfolio development to website edits, print portfolio edits and marketing campaigns. When she’s not participating in panels or reviews, you can find her ardently marketing her roster of photographers at Philly Reps or consulting with a diverse range of talent at her own brand.

Beth Taubner
Founder of Mercurylab, Beth Taubner has been a transformational brand strategist and Creative Director for over 20 years. Using psychological, emotional, visual and analytical tools, Beth has developed a profound emotional branding process enabling clients to come to market with a focused blueprint for success, rooted in authenticity and consciousness. Beth has extensive experience working with creatives who seek to move across “borders,” markets and categories, and works on brand meaning and strategy, language communications, creative direction, marketing tools and business expansion and marketing with some of the top photographers and artist representative agencies in the US, UK and Europe.

Pamela Jean Tinnen
Pamela is a curator and writer based in New York. She has worked for over a decade as a curator specializing in public-art at NYU, as well as for contemporary art galleries. Her artistic, academic and curatorial interests most often engage photography, noir-theory, semiotics, dark-tourism, aesthetics and visual-culture.

Jacqueline Tobin
Jacqueline Tobin Editor-in-Chief Rangefinder Magazine Having worked in the photo industry for the last 35 years, Rangefinder editor-in-chief Jacqueline Tobin has had a front row seat in witnessing the growth and evolution of photography in a variety of genres, and still feels the rush of adrenaline when viewing an image that stops her in her tracks. After graduating from Cornell University in upstate New York in 1985 (where she studied Communications and worked as a staff photographer on the Cornell Daily Sun), Ms. Tobin’s first “real” job was in 1986 as assistant editor for Photo District News (PDN). There, she moved up the ranks quickly, as Photo Editor, then Managing Editor and finally, Deputy Editor. After 25 years at PDN, she was asked to take over their newly acquired sister publication, Rangefinder. Ms. Tobin has written two books during her photo career— Wedding Photography Unveiled: Inspiration and Insight From 20 Top Photographers (Amphoto, 2009) and The Luminous Portrait: Capture The Beauty of Natural Light for Glowing, Flattering Photographs (with Elizabeth Messina, Amphoto, 2012). She readily participates in portfolio reviews at PHOTOPLUS and Palm Springs Photo Festival (PSPF), speaks at conferences around the country—including WPPI in Las Vegas—and is constantly on the lookout to discover new talent.

Tess Vinnedge
Tess Vinnedge is the Regional Director at the Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York, and has worked with artists Elliott Erwitt, Lalla Essaydi, Sebastiaan Bremer, Sally Mann, Michael Eastman and Mona Kuhn. Prior to working at Houk she was a freelance documentary photographer. Currently living in Los Angeles, Tess has worked for Houk Gallery for 10+ years.

Julian Walter

Allegra Wilde
Allegra is a Picture/Visual Strategist, Creative Director and Consultant to artists, photographers, and other art-based businesses. She was formerly the Director of Talent and Agent Branding at The Workbook. As an independent Consultant and Creative Director in her own business, Allegra is known for her broad overview of the commercial photography industry. Recognized as a community builder, her diverse client base has sought her advice in such areas as sales strategy, image forecasting, marketing, business development, and portfolio development for individual talent. Allegra is a recognized Photography industry authority on the Agent/Artist relationship, marketing for artists, agency and talent branding, picture strategy and editing. In addition, she is the owner/moderator of 2 online industry forums: Art + Photo Agents Forum for commercial artist's representatives, and Art Producers Forum for advertising agency art buyers and photo editors.

Natalie Yubas
Natalie Yubas is a photo editor with CNN+, based in New York City. Previously with the CNN Digital Photo Desk, Natalie oversaw the image selection for articles and galleries for appearing on for the Travel, Style and Entertainment sections, as well as CNN’s Pictures of the Year report and obituary coverage. Now with CNN+, Natalie works with the Key Art and Content Identity teams to ensure the most appropriate images are selected and visual cohesion is achieved across the new streaming service.