Allison Zaucha (ZOO-ka) is an international independent photographer currently based in Los Angeles, California. She is passionate about working with a variety of organizations on 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.



Attending, Eddie Adams XXXI, 2018

Chosen, American Photography 34, 2018

Attended The New York Times Portfolio Review, 2018

Second Place, Northern Short Course - Portrait/Personality, 2018

Nominated, PDN’s 30: New and Emerging Photographers to Watch, 2018

Women Photograph Scholarship, Missouri Photo Workshop 69, 2017

Chosen, American Photography 32, 2016

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

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

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

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



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



Capital Gazette, COLLAB Exhibition, 2018

Momenta, Instagram Takeover, 2017

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

Roads & Kingdoms, Instagram Takeover, 2016

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

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


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