Where Are They Now: Alyssa Meadows

If you told me before the summer of YPA 2014 where my career in photography would progress to in the space of two years, I would have never believed you. Much of my success can be attributed directly to the lessons learned and contacts earned…

Where Are They Now: Marke Liimatainen

Hi YPA family! I was part of the YPA summer mentoring program in 2014 and lots has happened since our TEAM LA was selected as the second best team and I was selected as the best mentee. Our team was amazing; we worked nicely together and…

Where Are They Now: Mackenzie LaRoe

Since 2013, a lot has happened both professionally and personally, which has ultimately shaped the way I shoot today. At the "Escape" YPA gallery showing, a crew from Glasshouse Images out of New York City gave a lecture on stock photography. I clung to what…

Where Are They Now: Caitie McCabe

After spending two years in New Orleans working with Americorps, I knew I wanted to start my own commercial photography business. However, with few connections in the field, I struggled to figure out where I should begin. The Young Photographers Alliance played a key role…

YPA Announces 2016 Mentoring Program Theme: American Landscapes

Teams Will Convene in New York, Boston, Philadelphia and Los Angeles Young Photographers Alliance (YPA), a 501(c)3 educational foundation dedicated to developing the talent of young photographers, announces the launch of its annual mentoring initiative. The program pairs talented college students and recent graduates (open…