One To Watch: Jennifer Emerling

The Californian photographer finds her inspiration along America’s backroads.

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Emerling captured this image in the wetlands of Juneau, Alaska, where she spends summers teaching travelers about both nature and photography.
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To capture the dazzling atmosphere of this dimly lit scene, Emerling took advantage of another photographer shooting with a flash on the opposite side of an aerialist in the performance group Lucent Dossier. The image is part of her Night Crawlers series, an exploration of nightclubs across the country.
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During other seasons, she heads to Leadville, Colorado, exploring life in a small Western town. For this shot, she tagged along on a coyote-hunting trip.