Name: Ryan Loughridge
Hometown: Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Education: BA, Brooks Institute, 2010
Occupation: Multimedia Journalist
Interests: Photography, film, painting, skateboarding, travel, cultures, history, music, and the outdoors.
About: Ryan Loughridge is an award winning visual journalist based in Los Angeles, California. While receiving his education at Brooks Institute, Loughridge won a Bronze medal in the 64th Annual CPOY contest. After receiving his BA from Brooks in June of 2010, he attended the XXIII Eddie Adams Workshop. Also in 2010, Loughridge worked on two feature length international documentaries, taking him to South Africa and Southeast Asia. His print work has been featured in various publications, local museums and print galleries. In 2011, Loughridge paired with fellow visual journalist Jeff Johns, to create Doc NOW Media. The Doc NOW mission is streamed for delivering a wide range of visual media, including documentary and commercial video, as well as an outlet for stills. “I aim to create visually stunning multimedia. Whether it be photography, design, film, or audio, I want to blow the minds of anyone who experiences my work. I strive for excellence. Self expression is held in the highest of my regards.” Loughridge shoots to bend the rules of art and movement, while incorporating that which is the human experience.