Rosanne Olson is a portrait and fine art photographer who holds a master's degree in journalism from the University of Oregon. Her diverse photography background ranges from newspaper and editorial photography to commercial jobs, including ad campaigns for the New York City Ballet, Seattle Symphony, and the Seattle Opera.
In 2008 she authored a book about women and body image called "This is Who I Am--our beauty in all shapes and sizes" (Artisan Books). Since then, "ABC's of Beautiful Light" and "The Art of the Portrait", both by Amherst Media have been published.
Rosanne has taught courses and workshops on lighting, portraiture and creativity at Photo Center Northwest, Santa Fe Workshops, Photo Plus Expo, WPPI and various high schools and colleges as a guest teacher.
Rosanne's work has been featured in Communication Arts, Photo District News, View Camera and Lens Work. She has won numerous awards, including nine times in Communication Arts annuals and more than a dozen times in Graphis and, in 2013, a PX3 award for her fine art series called "Rapture."