Sally Mann is an American photographer living and working in the South of the US. Much of her photography is leashed to her family's land in Virginia, though her bodies of work are explorations throughout the South.
Mann has explored topics ranging from youth, landscape, death, decay, and geography.
Shannon Benine is an internationally exhibited interdisciplinary artist working within the mediums of photography, video and instillation. She received her MFA from the University of Illinois at Chicago and she currently teaches photography at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.