Best of Philly

2022 Mission-Driven Photographers


Being photographed can induce serious anxiety, and doubly for folks who are trans. Photographer Shannon Collins set out to change that by founding Youthphoria, which provides no-cost celebratory photo sessions for trans, nonbinary and gender-expansive youth in the Philly area. Every cost — the photography, the styling, the makeup — is covered by donations. ​​