Virginia Buechel (“boo-shell”) (@buewho – “boo-who”) is a digital marketer, native to New Jersey, and is a hobbyist photographer. She is a business savvy explorer always working on digital projects, like @NJspots, a photography community in New Jersey with over 21,000 followers in a little over a year. Besides breaking the stereotypes of New Jersey by featuring gorgeous places around the state, Virginia also enjoys snowboarding and traveling about the country with her partner Stefanie (@stef_livs) to various destinations and National Parks, looking to visit all 59 in her lifetime.
Andy To is a Bay Area based photographer and videographer. Growing up in a rough neighborhood he’s paved his way through adversity after getting his hands onto a camera. He has dedicated his life to spreading positivity and story telling through film making. As of recently he landed the “worlds coolest job” out of 65,000 applicants with Beautiful Destinations. Never in his life did he imagine moving across the country.
Sal D’Alia is the Senior Video Director/Producer at Adorama in NYC. He has worked for Citroen, Nike, Food Network, Glamour, GQ, NY Giants, Bravo, Berman Braum, Sony, DanceOn, Warner Sound, Ultra Records, and John Varvatos. He’s a pioneer of the YouTube’s original content and his online work can be quantified in 80+ million views.
Emily Hinchcliff is a Philadelphia based photographer with a fine art background and a penchant for all things travel. Emily spent a year solo-adventuring throughout Southeast Asia, India, and Nepal, and has had photo essays featured by Passion Passport and Spirited Pursuit. Instagram has played an important role in her life over the past two years, bringing about new connections and friendships during annual visits to Guatemala, states across the US, and even her own backyard.
Bryan Minear is an Official Fujifilm X-Photographer and designer based in the Midwest. Simply put, he is an atmosphere chasing light junkie constantly trying to push the limits of landscape photography. He has recently become a new dad and is currently trying to find balance between a full time job, family, and photography.
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Maddie McGarvey is a photographer currently based in Columbus, Ohio. She graduated from Ohio University with a degree in photojournalism and a specialization in sociology. She love bad jokes, exploring the outdoors and taking photographs. In 2014, Maddie was named an Emerging Talent for Getty Reportage and in 2015 was named one of Magnum’s 30 Photographers Under 30. You can find Maddie on Instagram @maddiemcgarvey.