San Francisco, CA, United States
Laura Morton is a documentary photographer currently based in San Francisco, California. Laura grew up in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. and began to pursue a career in photojournalism during her undergraduate studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she graduated in 2006 with a degree in Political Science and Journalism. After graduating she moved to the city for an internship with the San Francisco Chronicle and has spent the last few years freelancing for the paper and other local, national and international publications.
Her current interest is focusing on stories about wealth and the affect it has on those who have it.
Her series "The Social Stage" was awarded in the 2012 PDN Photo Annual and was a winner of the 2013 Hearst 8X10 Photography Biennial. She is also a winner of the 2013 Magenta Flash Forward Emerging Photographers exchange.
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