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. Although busy with commercial photography assignments, she continues to work on personal projects. Her work has been featured on NPR’s This American Life and CNN. Tamara is twice 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.