Amanda López was born in Sacramento, CA. She discoered photography while studying Art at Sacramento High School Visual and performing Arts Center. Upon graduating she decided to pursue her studies at SFSU. In 2004, Amanda received her BA in Art witn an emphasis in photography. Amanda enjoys photographing people and sites. Music, her family and culture are her greatest influences and inspiration. Her work has been exhibited at Corazón del Pueblo, Galería de la Raza, and through Start Soma Gallery, she has shown at the Hotel des Arts and SF City Hall. Amanda shoots regularly for VAPORS ALL CITY magazine and has contributed to Mesh, SF, Hamburgereyes, and El Tecolote.