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Kendrick Brinson (b. 1983) is a freelance documentary, commercial, and editorial photographer based out of Los Angeles, CA (though she was born and raised in the South, y’all).
LOS ANGELES, CA
CLIENT LIST: TIME Magazine, New York Times Magazine, Amazon, Washington Post, Huck, Tiffany & Co., Bloomberg Businessweek, Fortune, ESPN, Sports Illustrated, CNN, Airbnb, Billboard, Le Monde, Chronicle of Higher Education, Shape, Scientific American, AARP, NPR, US News & World Report, and The FADER, among others.
Kendrick’s 5th grade superlative was “Most Humorous” and her 12th grade superlative was “Most Original.” Rapper Snoop Dogg kindly gave her the nickname “Strawberry Shortcake” and Rapper Young Thug dubbed her “Kendrick Like Lamar.”
Kendrick worked full-time as a staff photographer for newspapers for a couple of years after receiving a journalism degree from the University of Georgia in 2005. She then freelanced for a few years in Atlanta before relocating and settling with her husband and pack of animals in sunny Los Angeles. Kendrick has been recognized and interviewed by The New York Times Lens Blog, Photoshelter, TIME’s LightBox, PDN, and ASMP Bulletin, among photo industry leaders for her photography. She has lectured and led workshops about long-term documentary projects, staying passionate about photography, and the business of photography at The Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar, Western Kentucky University, Ohio University, University of Miami, at the News Photographers Association of Canada’s annual event, Photo Field Trip, and Roberto Mata Taller de Fotografia in Venezuela.