Jain Lemos

George Gall

Untitled Words & Images © George Gall. Team Portland. Life in America is currently undergoing extreme transition. Unfortunately, I feel as if I was born not exactly fully online, but not quite belonging to a prior, more analogue generation. In the constant struggle to make…

Harper Bella

An Open Letter to my Grandmother Words & Images © Harper Bella. Team New York No. 2. In 1976, a family in Boston, the Fish's, enlisted the help of a live-in Nanny from Barbados. Grandma was chosen for the job. So you packed your suitcase…

Karen Duran

Night Lights Words & Images © Karen Duran. Team Los Angeles. I'm a person who has a thing of always going on mini adventures or just walk around when I need to clear my mind, but it is always at night time. I remember when…

Perla Sanchez-Torres

The Non-Existing Force Words & Images © Perla Sanchez-Torres. Team San Diego. Silence has created my heart and mind. It has given me the opportunity to grow, to define who I am today. However, my silence is not silent at all. Internally, it becomes a…

Anthony Colli

Untitled Words & Images © Anthony Colli. Team Los Angeles. Historically silence has been used as a powerful tool to convey a wide range of emotions. It has been used to instill the feelings of hopelessness and oppression but has also been used to show…

Mentoring Program Best Practices

MENTORING PROGRAM BEST PRACTICES YPA's Mentoring Program participants agree to: Not to violate any rules or laws. Foster a professional, respectful, harassment-free and collaborative environment. Create an open atmosphere within the team in which mentees feel comfortable to ask questions. Adhere to industry best practices…

YPA Announces 2018 Mentoring Program Theme: Silence

Teams Will Convene in New York, with Additional Cities to be Announced by March 15, 2018 Young Photographers Alliance (YPA), a 501(c)3 educational foundation dedicated to developing the talent of young photographers, announces the launch of its annual tuition-free mentoring program initiative. The program pairs…