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Svet Jacqueline earned a Bachelor of Science in Photography from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. She has done commercial work and freelance for Sony Records and managed studios in Los Angeles, California. During the global pandemic, she began documenting the Black Lives Matter movement and published her first book, 100 Days of Protest. In 2021, she split her time between Los Angeles, Mexico, and Texas documenting migration at the U.S. border and the cycle of poverty on Skid Row. Her work won first place in the International Photography Awards and NPPA Best of Photojournalism. When Russia invaded Ukraine, she began focusing on visual stories around childhood trauma in conflict zones. She is a photo essayist in the book, Relentless Courage: Ukraine And The World At War and Ukraine: A War Crime by FotoEvidence. All About Photo named her one of the best modern photographers in their September issue and CNN featured her as one of 12 women and nonbinary photographers capturing 2022. She has participated in the “Eddie Adams Workshop,” and the “Missouri Photo Workshop.” Recent exhibitions have been at the Orlando Museum of Art, NYU, and The Ukraine House in Washington D.C. She was shortlisted for the Mary Stafford reportage grant and received The Yunghi Grant for her ongoing work, “Too Young To Fight.” You can find more of her work in The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, and Zeke Magazine. HEFAT, HEAT, and New York Times safety trained - She is currently based in Ukraine and available for new assignments on a freelance basis- represented by ZUMA Press and Leica Camera. 



Maury began his photography career in 1956 as a U.S. Navy Photographer's Mate. During his illustrious Navy career, he was a diver and underwater photographer. He served in Underwater Demolition Team Eleven. With the team he served in three combat tours in Vietnam. He was also a Naval parachutist specializing in free-fall photography and made more than 1,500 jumps. His last assignment before retiring from the Navy was as the Photo Chief at Pacific Stars and Stripes, Tokyo where his staff took first, runner-up and almost one half the individual awards in Military Photographer of the Year competition for three years. Maury retired as a Chief Petty Officer in 1975 and worked as a staff photographer with the Associated Press in Boston. After spending four years with AP he became the Director of Photography for The Providence Journal in Rhode Island. After nearly eight years at the Journal he moved to Indianapolis, IN. There he worked as the Director of Photography at The Indianapolis Star for 15 years. He has been a visiting professor at Syracuse University and working with the Military Photojournalism Classes for more than 30 years. Maury retired and is now living in the Adirondack Mountains in upstate New York and continues to be a mentor to his protégé in the position of National Press Photographer's Association liaison to the Department of Defense, a position he held for over 13 years.


Mark Kettenhofen’s work spans across decades and genres. He has been behind his camera covering war in Iraq, to spending weeks in the jungles of the Amazon River basin for NGOs. His efforts and talent were recognized through numerous awards, including being awarded the prestigious Military Photographer of the Year.  After retiring from the Navy, Mark spent 21-years working for Nikon Professional Services, as a senior staff photographer where he produced several award-winning UHD time-lapse movies highlighting the D850 and Z7. Mark is the co-author of America from 500-feet II, a photographic study of the United States using experimental aircraft with legendary landscape photographer, Bill Fortney.  Mark’s passion for photography is only eclipsed by teaching, mentoring, and sharing the magic of photography with others. This has allowed Mark to be a workshop leader for Defense Information School, Nikon School, Eddie Adams Workshop, Arizona Highways Magazine, US DOD Military Workshops, National Geographic’s Lindblad Expeditions, and now Santa Fe Workshops.



Christy Frank is a filmmaker, photojournalist and writer based in the Great Lakes region. She is passionate about storytelling that intersects environmental, human and wildlife conditions. She combines a background in art, journalism, business and biology to help manage projects from start to action and to convey stories from a unique perspective. Christy’s work has appeared in bioGraphic, National Wildlife Federation, PBS, Great Lakes Now, Audubon, CBS News, PBS Nature, several galleries and for numerous nonprofit causes.





Carol Guzy was born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and lived there until 1978 when she completed her studies at Northampton County Area Community College, graduating with an Associate's degree in Registered Nursing.   A change of heart led her to the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale in Florida to study photography. She graduated in 1980 with an Associate in Applied Science degree in Photography.  While at the Art Institute, she interned at The Miami Herald and upon graduation was hired as a staff photographer. She spent eight years at the newspaper before moving to Washington, DC in 1988 where she became a staff photographer at The Washington Post through 2014.  She is currently freelance .  She is the first journalist to receive a fourth Pulitzer - for coverage of the Haitian earthquake in 2010.  Previously she was honored twice with the Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Photography for her coverage of the military intervention in Haiti and the devastating mudslide in Armero, Colombia.  She has received a third Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography for her work in Kosovo.  She has been named Photographer of the Year for the National Press Photographers Association three times and eight times for the White House News Photographers Association and has earned many other prestigious awards in her  chosen profession of photojournalism.  She specializes on long-form documentary human interest projects, news and feature stories, both domestic and international and is currently a contract photographer with ZUMA Press. 


Kaveh Sardari is an award-winning photographer and film maker living in the Washington DC area. He has been a professional photographer for over twenty years covering events, politics and commercial work in Washington DC and around the world. He has photographed six presidential inaugurations and multiple political conventions. Most recently Kaveh was working and traveling in France, Switzerland and Portugal. In 2019 he shot a series of editorial images in Hong Kong with vintage and collector Mercedes automobiles for articles for UK magazines. His work has appeared in the Washington Post, Newsweek, and many international media.  He is past co-president of the American Society of Media Photographers D.C. Chapter as well as an active member of the White House News Photographers Association and the National Press Photographers Association. Kaveh photographs over two hundred assignments a year and counts many Fortune 500 corporations and prominent think tanks among his clients.


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Matthew Callahan is an award-winning multimedia photographer and Marine Corps veteran. He has been recognized for his outstanding work in visual storytelling, including the creation of the Hugo Award-nominated photo essay Galactic Warfighters.  He has the distinction of being the first-ever, same-year recipient of both the Military Photographer and Videographer of the Year awards for his operational documentation of the U.S. campaign against the Islamic State in Syria in 2017.  Callahan is currently pursuing his BFA in Film & Video at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore. He is seeking internship opportunities to complete his degree and available for visual journalism assignments in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia.


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