Clary Estes is a freelance photojournalist from Central Kentucky. She received her MA in New Media Photojournalism from the Corcoran College of Art and Design in Washington DC. Following her graduation from the Corcoran, Clary was awarded a two-year documentary photography fellowship from the Ishibashi Zaidan Foundation in Japan under Nagoya University where she lived and worked in both Japan and China. She is currently living and working in Moldova as a Peace Corps representative. More generally, her work is focused on rural and underrepresented issues and incorporates history as an important aspect of visual storytelling.