Amy Tierney

Amy Tierney (https://www.thriveimages.com/) Amy Tierney is a photographer and director of climate and women’s focused stories, a youth arts educator and ambassador photographer for SanDisk.
Near and dear to her heart is a project she co-crafted with nationally recognized non-profit Step Up Women’s Network (https://www.suwn.org/) called “Photojournalism for Girls … The I Dream To Project”. The program ran for five years, and taught over 400 underserved teen girls in LA, New York and Chicago the tools of photojournalism as the skills to meet with the very women they dreamed to be.
Her work has been published in Elle, Vanity Fair, Variety, the Los Angeles Times, NY Times Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, InStyle, The Hollywood Reporter, Los Angeles Magazine, Photo District News, Rolling Stone, W, LA Confidential, Angeleno, and broadcast on ABC, BET, CBS, HBO, KCET, MTV, NBC, Showtime, and VH1.

Amy believes the underlying power to transform lives, markets and communities continues to be the stories we share, and looks forward to the opportunity to share yours!

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Julia Dean Interviews Amy Tierney

LACP Founder and Executive Director Julia Dean asks Amy Tierney ten questions about her background, career in and beliefs about photography

Julia Dean: What kind of photographer are you?

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JD: How long have you been shooting?

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JD: Where did you get your training?

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JD: When did you know you wanted to devote your life to photography?

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JD: Did you ever come close to giving up?

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JD: Have you sacrificed anything by being a photographer?

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JD: What have you gained by being a photographer?

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JD: What classes do you teach at LACP?

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JD: What do you love most about teaching?

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JD: What advice would you give someone who is thinking about making a career in photography?

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