Kayana Szymczak is a freelance editorial and commercial photographer currently based in Boston and Chicago, and is available for commissions anywhere.

Kayana’s work has received recognition and awards from: The Marty Forscher Fellowship for Humanistic Photography, the Open Society Foundation's Audience Engagement Grant, the Dart Award for Excellence for Coverage in Trauma, the International Center of Photography, the International Photography Awards, the Boston Press Photographers Association, and American Photography.                                              Her project, “Crude Refections: Chevron Texaco’s Toxic Legacy”, a photographic investigation of the impacts of oil development on the indigenous people and environment of the Ecuadorian Amazon, was published as a book by City Lights and is on display at the Fundación Guayasamín Museum in Quito, Ecuador.

CLIENTS  - Editorial:

The New York Times / The Wall Street Journal / ProPublica / NPR          Nature magazine / The Guardian /  The Boston Globe/ STAT / CNN  Huffington Post / Getty Images / The Intercept / Medium / Yahoo News  Politico / U.S. News and World Report / CNN / Quanta magazine / Vox Bloomberg News / International Business Daily / WGBH / Dagbladet Information / Kaiser Health News / Sierra magazine / Agency France Press  WIRED Japan / Marie Claire / Boston Common Magazine / AARP Northeastern Law magazine / Vistage magazine / NZZ Geschichte

Non-profit, Commercial, and Corporate:

The Wing / The Audubon Society / Ministry of Supply / Boston Symphony Orchestra / Goodwill International / American Legion / Harvard University Chan Zuckerberg Foundation / Combined Jewish Philanthropies  Cambridge Community Foundation / Blue Cross Blue Shield MA /JCC  Rosie’s Place homeless shelter / NeighborWorks America / Ametros Priorities USA 


Call: 1.415.515.8183

Write: kayanaphotography@gmail.com

Instagram: @kayanaszymcza

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