A Kansas City native, Barrett Emke is a photographer, writer, and photography instructor. Holding a BFA from the University of Kansas, Emke works primarily in the documentary, portrait, and editorial fields. When not making pictures, he enjoys a cold beer, Fleetwood Mac's Rumours, and swimming in the Ozarks during summertime.
Available for commissions worldwide.
Selected clients include:
Variety, People Magazine, ESPN the Magazine, The New York Times, TIME, NPR, Esquire, Bloomberg Businessweek, Al Jazeera America, & VICE.
Press & Publications
TIME's 51 Instagram Photographers of 2016
American Photography 31, 2015
Magenta Foundation Flash Forward 2015
TIME's Top 100 Photos of 2014
Washington Post In Sight
The United States (2003-2013), Mossless, 2014
I Was A Dream Of Myself, self-published, 2014
Various Photographs, Tiny Vices, 2008
All images © Barrett Emke 2017. All rights reserved.