“When I am doing street photography I think being a woman works in my favor. When I am doing photojournalism work, I’m not sure being a woman works in my favor. Most of the time when I’m shooting assignments I wish that I were a few inches taller.” Erica Price is a documentary photographer based in NYC.
Emilie Richardson is a photojournalist whose work about veterans returning to civilian work was recently published in The Atlantic. She has also been working on a personal project about the oldest cloistered convent in New York.
“The discrimination in the field of photojournalism and the advances that editors have made toward me, has led me to want to tell women’s stories. I am a woman and women are often silenced. They shouldn’t be silenced, it should not be the norm.”
“My daughters are 9 and 12 years old. I moved here from Mexico eight months ago so that I can work and send money home to them. I’m a single mother and I can earn more money here. I’m sad without them but I will stay and work for as long as God allows me to.” – Nancy is a single mother from Mexico who works as a waitress in a Mexican Restaurant in New Mexico.