Rena Silverman is a journalist and author with over 100 articles published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, National Geographic, NPR, and more. She is the author of the book "Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment," a finalist for Best Photography Book in the Seventy-Second Annual Pictures of the Year International (POYi) contest. Rena has lectured at Dartmouth College in Hanover and the School of Visual Arts in New York. When she's not writing, she can be found playing her renaissance lute, walking dogs, or photographing trees. Tintype by Joni Sternbach.