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…

Where Are They Now: Yolissma Vance

Since my mentorship with Young Photographers Alliance, I have graduated college and have been looking for entry level product photography jobs. In the meantime, I am working at a well known international coffee shop crafting lattes and upside down caramel macchiatos. I’m also considering going back…