Tamara Staples began her career as a prop stylist for print and television commercials. However, it was her fine art photography background that kept taking her behind the camera. As a photographer, her work has appeared in Harper’s Magazine, Time Out NY, New York Times, Men's Journal, O Magazine, New York Magazine and Town and Country to name a few. Although busy with commercial assignments, she continues to work on personal projects. Her work has been featured on NPR’s This American Life and CNN. Tamara is the recipient of a NYFA Grant , PDN self promotion award, the Bronze award from the 2014 Royal Photographic Society and is a fellow of The Rauschenberg Residentcy. She lives and works in Brooklyn.