Lauren Parks is a San Francisco based photographer specializing in fine art portraiture. Parks received a Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Soon after graduating, Parks moved to San Francisco where she posed as a student to enter a photography competition, won, received her first show and then decided to pursue photography full-time. Parks then went on to earn a Master of Fine Arts in Photography. She has worked on a variety of projects both internationally and locally, for clients such as Zappos, Discover Card and Soylent. Most recently she has been focusing on self-portraiture, bookmaking and documentary work.