Amanda Friedman is originally from suburban Detroit. She currently lives in Los Angeles and shoots for a variety of different clients including The Hollywood Reporter, Billboard, People, The London Sunday Telegraph and The Wall Street Journal. Her photos have been published in the American Photography 15, 17 and 18 annuals. She was a 1999 Surface Magazine Avant Guardian, a 2008 Critical Mass Finalist and placed first for photo essay in the 2011 PDN/ National Geographic Traveler World in in Focus Contest. Her night landscapes have shown at Kopeikin Gallery, DWC gallery in Chicago and TBWA / Chiat / Day in Los Angeles.