"Grace Fries was born and raised in Colorado but is a beach baby at heart and finds her home among the sea. She is 18 years old and a Freshman in college earning her bfa at the roski school of art and design at the University of Southern California. As she goes through the normal angst, passion, and desire for freedom of growing up, she captures it all with her camera. She photographs youth: the beautiful and the painful. She captures exceptionally unique lifestyle, portrait, editorial and commercial images using all-natural lighting, expressing the rawness and beauty of the adolescent human experience. Working closely with many businesses and individuals, Grace has helped to portray their stories just as they want them told. She captures humans in their true state of emotion, to be honest with the world through our current age of technology and social culture. Grace captures the life she sees, in every priceless and reckless moment that finds her way."