Krista Rossow is a freelance travel photographer and photo editor based near Eugene, Oregon. She began her career as a photo editor at National Geographic Traveler magazine where she shaped compelling stories from world-class imagery. Now, as a contributing photographer to Traveler magazine, she has shot stories in New Orleans, San Francisco, South Africa, Costa Rica, Asheville, New Zealand, and Japan. She regularly judges Instagram contests for @NatGeoTravel and has photo edited multiple books for National Geographic.
Krista frequently travels with National Geographic Expeditions, teaching photography as an Expert in the Galapagos Islands, Peru and Chile, the Arctic, Alaska, British Columbia, Morocco, Yellowstone, and Antarctica. Krista also teaches at the Santa Fe Photographic Workshops, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, and in private workshops. She sees the camera as a tool for understanding new cultures, meeting locals, and exploring the natural world. See Krista’s work at her website or follow her on social media @KristaRossow.