Annika Haas was born in Pärnu, Estonia in 1974. She received a BA in Finno-Ugric languages from University of Tartu and studied photojournalism at Tartu Art College. Annika’s work has been published and exhibited internationally (USA, UK, Germany, France, Finland, Sweden, Russia etc). She is a finalist of the LensCulture Exposure Awards 2014 and the recipient of the Grand Prize in Estonian Press Photo 2014. In 2015 her portrait Industrial Girls was selected to the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize exhibition at National Portrait Gallery in London. Annika lives in Estonia and works as a portrait and documentary photography editor in photo magazine Positiiv.