emma francis is a photojournalist for sipa press based in paris, france. she strives to capture intimately with compassionate care, bringing attention and life to issues and places that had before. emma is a singularly determined, self-possessed woman who will persevere through even the toughest challenges; she is courageous, bold, and above all else, dedicated to her life as a photojournalist.
she has been to iceland, greenland, kenya, and lebanon on assignment. she's primarily a conflict photographer, but no matter where she is, she focuses on the being of her photos, the emotions, the thoughts, the very person that her subject is. emma seeks the vulnerable heart and human soul of her subjects with a careful, yet fearless touch.
emma grew up in a small town in eastern Oregon. her first trip to iceland led her to discover her, and ever since then, she's been determined to make her mark on the world through her own unique brand of human photojournalism. emma follows the people she photographs, and she is always looking for a story.
she's been published in a variety of places, such as le point, the guardian, BBC, sidetracked magazine, and more. she is currently open for assignments anywhere in the world.