About

The New York Photography Diary is a non-profit organization and was started following the success of the London Photography Diary, which was launched in 2014. This site was set up to provide easy access to all of New York’s photography exhibitions and events, by both established and emerging photographers. 

A Little About the Editors

Ashley Lumb – Publisher

Ashley is a photography historian and curator who has worked in the UK and Australia and is now based in Tucson, Arizona. Holding an M.Litt in the History of Photography from the University of St. Andrews, she has worked as a Research Assistant at Oxford University on the launch of the William Henry Fox Talbot catalogue raisonne, as well at the Macleay Museum, the British Museum’s Middle East Department, Autograph ABP and as a freelance researcher for The Photographers’ Gallery, Royal College of Art, and Contemporary Istanbul. In 2012 she founded Hemera Collective, a curatorial collective of four photography historians, and together they have curated 20 exhibitions in the U.S., U.K., Europe, and Australia for museums, non profit galleries, festivals, and art fairs. Upcoming shows in 2019 include the Southeast Museum of Photography in Daytona, and Photo Access in Canberra. Ashley is currently working as an Independent Researcher at the Center for Creative Photography in Tucson, Arizona. 

Emily Henderson –  Editor

Emily is a recent photography graduate and currently works as a junior photo editor. Emily is looking forward to pursuing a career working for a publication in the future and photographs live music along side her personal project Sodium Glow which explores nocturnal themes and ominous feelings produced during the night time.

Dana Wilson –  Editor

Dana has recently graduated with a degree in photography from Nottingham Trent University. Her dissertation explored how photographers capture the ‘self’. She is very keen on photographing what she deems to be ‘cinematic’, her recent photographic work is an exploration of her local area at night-time, a main influence being the photographer, Todd Hido.