Hayley Austin (b. 1984, Texas) is an American photographer based in Hamburg. She earned two bachelors degrees–one in fin art and another liberal arts from The University of Texas at Austin in 2008. Her masters thesis "Narratives of Desire” garnered widespread attention and was featured in GUP, Feature Shoot, GEO and various other publications. Her work has been featured in group show in Europe and America, and her most recent project, “The Springs,” was short listed for the grand prize of the International Festival of Photography in Łódź.