Melissa Farlow is currently a freelance photographer contributing to National
Geographic magazine for the past 11 years. Farlow was a staff photographer at the
Louisville Times where she was part of a team that won a Pulitzer Prize in 1976 for
photographic coverage of public school desegregation. She photographed in Chile,
Peru and Mexico for a book on the Pan American Highway and her images have won
multiple awards in the Pictures of the Year competition. She has been a frequent faculty
member at the Missouri Photo Workshop.