Allison Zaucha (b.1991) is an international independent photographer currently based in the Washington D.C. area. She is passionate about working with nonprofits and social issues while also accepting various news and commercial assignments worldwide. She hopes to empower viewers to think about the universal conditions that affect humanity and to promote positive change in their communities. Allison is an active member of WPOW and NPPA.


Independent Photojournalist, 2014 - Present

Studio Manager + Second Photographer, Juliana Laury Photography, 2014 - 2016

Intern, Art & Motion, New York, New York, 2014

Photo Editor/Photojournalist, The East Carolinian 2011 - 2014


Missouri Photo Workshop 69, Eldon, 2017

Northern Short Course, Fairfax, Virginia, 2017

Momenta Nonprofit Workshop, Los Angeles, California, 2017


2017, Chosen, American Photography 32

2015, Selected for Portraiture: Pictures in Photography, Black Box Gallery, Juried by Kelli Pennington, Portland, Oregon

2014, Fototastic 2014: East Carolina School of Art & Design. Greenville, North Carolina

2014, Transition & Change (Juried by Selection Committee), Greenville, North Carolina

2013, Best in Show, Schwa Show (National Juried Exhibition), Greenville, North Carolina


International Rescue Committee, Travis Manion Foundation, Harlem Lacrosse, Youtube, sweetgreen, Givology, Broadly-VICE, Aid India, Cercle Social, UpStart Magazine, Shady Grove Fertility, Life & Thyme, Maryland Community Connection


2017, Momenta, Instagram Takeover

2017, UpStart Magazine, “Framed by Strength” by Emmy Nicklin

2016, Roads & Kingdoms, Instagram Takeover 

2016, Creator’s Block Podcast, Episode 13 with Liz Murphy and Jessie-Lee Nichols 

At the heart of what I do is create emotional images with an emphasis on storytelling and compassion


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