Phil Roeder is the director of communications for Des Moines Public Schools and a photographer. He is pursuing a BFA in digital photography at Arizona State University. Phil’s work has been shown at the Aperture Foundation in New York City, the Center for Photographic Arts in California, the Rhode Island Center for Photographic Arts, and elsewhere. Among the publications his photos have appeared in are the New York Times, National Geographic Traveler, Time, Vice, Wired, and the Atlantic. Several of his photos are available through Getty Images.