Melissa Golden is a photographer based in Atlanta, GA known for storytelling portraiture, forays into private worlds, and documenting the real-world consequences of policy.

Over the course of her career she's toured with rock stars, covered presidential elections, gone to prison multiple times, stood in the middle of a raging forest fire, and has met and photographed some of the world’s most interesting people.

Her photography is noted for both its humor and humanity and has been published, awarded and exhibited internationally.

Melissa is represented by Redux Pictures where she also maintains her editorial archives. 


CNN ⁄ The New York Times ⁄ The New York Times Magazine ⁄ The Bitter Southerner ⁄ Time Magazine ⁄ The Atlantic ⁄ Fast Company ⁄ Bloomberg Businessweek ⁄ Fortune ⁄ People ⁄ AARP ⁄ PepsiCo ⁄ Audi ⁄ Adidas ⁄ Open Society Foundations ⁄ Robert Wood Johnson Foundation ⁄ Atlanta Legal Aid Society ⁄ Mother Jones ⁄ Inc. ⁄ Money ⁄ Bloomberg Markets Magazine ⁄ GQ ⁄ Esquire ⁄ ESPN ⁄ Marie Claire ⁄ Town and Country ⁄ Variety ⁄ The Hollywood Reporter ⁄ Der Spiegel ⁄ Le Monde ⁄ The Wall Street Journal ⁄ The Guardian ⁄ Politico Magazine ⁄ Mental Floss ⁄ Reader's Digest ⁄ ⁄ Buzzfeed

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