Heather Ainsworth is an award-winning, independent photojournalist based in Ithaca, New York.
Ainsworth is the NPPA's, NY/International Region Chair, and is a frequent contributor to The New York Times, The Associated Press, The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post among others.
Prior to becoming an Independent photojournalist, Ainsworth worked as a staff photographer for The Observer Dispatch (Utica, N.Y.) and The Idaho State Journal (Pocatello, ID.), as well as completed photography internships at The Denver Post, The Colorado Springs Gazette and The Montgomery (AL.) Advertiser.
Ainsworth is a proud graduate of San Francisco State University, and is available for assignments everywhere.
Corporate, Documentary, Nature, Sports, Weddings, Portrait, Disaster Coverage, Backpack Journalism, Photo Editing, Spot News, Still Photography