Expert Profiles

Aaron Draper

Photographer, Professor and Social Activist

Aaron Draper is a freelance photographer based in San Francisco, California. Aaron specialises in people photography and his latest project, Underexposed focused on using commercial techniques to photograph the homeless. The project went viral in July 2015 and has since been featured on more than 200 websites around the world and translated into more than 20 different languages. Aaron has exhibited Underexposed at Bucharest Photo Week and lectured at DPreview's photo conference, PIX 2015. In addition to being a photographer, Aaron owns Professional Photo Critique and teaches photography at California State University, Chico. You can find his work at or visit the critique blog at

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