About

Lisa Hancock is a photojournalist and portrait photographer based in New York City.  In addition to headshots for actors and corporate clients, Lisa shoots weddings, mitzvahs and events.  In her documentary projects, she is concerned with issues of poverty and social identity.

Lisa earned a masters degree in journalism at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism in Los Angeles.  She did her undergraduate work at Barnard College in New York City, majoring in cultural anthropology.  She has studied photography extensively on both coasts, primarily at the International Center of Photography, and attended a VII workshop in Siem Reap, Cambodia with James Nachtwey and Antonin Kratochvil.

In 2015, Lisa was named one of The Knot's top wedding photographers, noted for her natural and narrative approach to the day.  Her wedding and other work has appeared in major publications and websites, including The New York Times, W, Glamour, US Weekly, and GQ.

Lisa carries a valid passport and is available for travel assignments.  She has travelled extensively throughout the United States and the world -- including Cuba, Cambodia, Mexico, and Europe.