Amanda Lopez is a Mexican-American portrait and lifestyle photographer based in Los Angeles. Her father lent her his camera at the age of 17 and photography soon became her savior. Whether she's on assignment or photographing members of her family and friends, Lopez's camera eye looks for a balance of strength, vulnerability, and tenacity. Her work has been published in TIME, The Washington Post, Wired, The New Republic, LA Weekly, Vice, The San Francisco Chronicle, Hamburger Eyes, and in the books, The Street is Watching by Drago Press, Brown Bohemians: Honoring the Light and Magic of Our Creative Community, and Girls Got Kicks, the first photo documentary about women sneaker collectors. Her work has been selected as a Critical Mass Finalist, PDN's Faces Portrait Photography competition winner, included in American Photography 36, AI-AP Latin American Fotografía 6, and chosen to be a part of the Save Arts Space Initiative in Brooklyn, NY. Select clients include Netflix, Instagram, PBS, Hauser and Wirth, Guitar Center, and Los Angeleno. She is a member of Diversify Photo, Girlgaze and The Luupe.