Lynsey Weatherspoon

Lynsey Weatherspoon

Lynsey Weatherspoon is a portrait and editorial photographer based in both Atlanta and Birmingham. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Vanity Fair, ACLU Magazine, USA Today, NPR, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Time, and ESPN. The fingerprint of heritage can be found on assignments and personal projects featuring Black Lives Matter, Gullah Geechee culture, unsung players in the Negro Baseball League, and the last of a dying breed—a shoe cobbler. Her work has been exhibited at The African American Museum in Philadelphia and Photoville NYC. She is an awardee of The Lit List in 2018 and featured in American Photography 37. Her affiliations include Diversify Photo, Authority Collective, and Women Photograph. She was named a Canon Explorer of Light in 2020.

Headshot by Allen Cooley

Current Events Featuring Lynsey Weatherspoon

Jun 152024

MFON Global Symposium: Presence & Preservation

The one-day symposium will include a series of panel discussions, featuring scholars, artists, curators and centered around archiving and elevating the voices of women and non-binary of photographers of African descent, as part of Photoville’s annual Festival in New York City.

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