Emma Lopez is a college undergrad at Emerson College who creatively pursues writing and photography in her free time. Emma is majoring in Writing, Literature and Publishing and minoring in Environmental Science. Her writing has been published in her college run magazines, "YourMag" and "Atlas Magazine, a student published book called "Stork", and a local literary journal, "The Norfolk Quill". She has photographed many events including the visit of Secretary of State John Kerry and Chinese State Councilor Yang - sponsored by Adams National Historical Park in Quincy, MA. One of her photographs of Adams National Historical Park premiered in the Boston Globe to promote a park event.
From spontaneous poems to long term novels, Emma's writing is flexible in whatever she pursues. She is currently working on a fiction young-adult novel, centered around a man's escape from jail and his journey to find where he fits into this new world and leave his past in the past to forge a new future. Emma also pursues magazine writing and is looking to grow her knowledge in magazine publishing throughout college.
Emma's photography is focused on capturing the spontaneous moments of everyday humans and the way they interact with the world. She mainly pursues street photography, along with nature photography and the occasional planned photo shoot. Her aim is to capture the beauty and complexity of the human form and emotion in the rawest form possible.
Emma has a strong love for the outdoors and has visited many national parks throughout America, her favorites being Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Yellowstone, Sequoia, Death Valley, and Acadia National Park. She is an avid hiker, and finds a place to hike wherever she goes. Recently she solo-hiked around in the Ardennes Forest in Belgium. She is passionate about traveling, and spent her first semester of her sophomore year abroad studying in the Netherlands at Kasteel Well.
The protection of the environment is Emma’s main priority, and she aims to make this the center of her future endeavors through spreading awareness of the practices of inhumane animal agriculture and the worsening state of the earth’s climate.