Alison was named a national geographic traveler of the year as someone who travels with a sense of passion and purpose.
I called the photographer and told him how much I loved his images.
You have to go out a little further to see how people are really living.
With trafficking for sexual exploitation.
When I returned to California I showed my images to an editor at the Chula Vista Star News to see if they thought I had any job potential and to my surprise they hired me on the spot! I have spent a lifetime trying to capture the enduring universal human spirit through my photographs and in that moment, I felt my beliefs transform into undeniable truths.
From there I moved to the outback of Australia to photograph the Aboriginals and ride with the cowboys for a couple of years.