Nicole Franco is a documentary photographer based out of Central Mexico and Southern California. She studied at the Santa Reparata International School of Art in Florence, Italy and is a graduate from the Academy of Art University. Some clients include: Microsoft, AVON, The Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, and People Magazine. Nicole also works extensively with non-profits. Last year, she traveled with Air Sheperd and actress, Maura Tierney, to document anti-poaching initiatives in South Africa to help protect their endangered rhino population. Her work has been recognized in international photography competitions and is represented by Wonderful Machine. Nicole is also a returning guest lecturer and instructor for SNAPSHOP!.