Where Are They Now: Victoria Meades

Since finishing the YPA Mentoring Program in 2014, I moved back home after completing my university degree. My passion for photography was still strong but I wanted to gain some more photographic experience before having the confidence to hopefully set up my freelance practice. I looked into…

Where Are They Now: Leah Schonauer

In the summer of 2014, I was selected to be a part of the Pittsburgh group of the Young Photographers Alliance Mentoring Program. This was my first opportunity to work with professional photographers and receive gradual feedback of a project from start to finish in…

Where Are They Now: Alessandro Falco

YPA 2013 was my first international experience with photography and I'm grateful to Justin Sutcliffe for the passion and support he transmitted to me during those valuable weeks in London. While there, I had the opportunity of showing my portfolio to a photo agency and I…

Mentoring Program 2016

We'll soon be taking applications for our 2016 Mentoring Program. In 2014, YPA organized mentoring for 12 teams in the US, Canada and England. In all, 46 college photography students received coaching from 27 professionals, photographers and photo editors, over the course of the summer.…

ASMP New York Student Portfolio Reviews

ASMP NY is happy to produce an event just for students, The 2016 Student Portfolio Review! This free review is open to all present students, as well as recent graduates (less than a year out of school). The event will be held in Brooklyn, NY,…

YPA and Harlem’s DMTP To Train “A Thousand Young Photographers”

Non-Profits Announce a New Joint Media Initiative to Make Media History Harlem’s own Digital Media Training Program (DMTP)—fresh off the White House Student Film Festival awards ceremony—now collaborates with the inspiring, educating and empowering Young Photographers Alliance (YPA) to create media projects using photography to inspire…

Where Are They Now: Chase Guttman

Since my mentorship with the Young Photographers Alliance concluded, I have been fortunate enough to be presented with a slew of incredible opportunities and accolades. Last December, I won Young Travel Photographer of the Year 2013—an international competition judged by museum curators and magazine editors.…