Laura Pressley

Laura Pressley is the executive director of CENTER, a non-profit organization that honors, supports, and provides opportunities to photographers. CENTER is known for long-standing programs such as the Project Competition, the Santa Fe Prize, and Review Santa Fe, as well as other offerings that have launched dozens of photographers' careers. In addition to offering high-impact, outcome-driven portfolio reviews and professional development programs, CENTER also fosters a network of leading professionals that includes book publishers, curators, editors, gallerists, and many of today’s tastemakers.

Laura is a seasoned portfolio reviewer who has served on numerous judging panels and as a nominator for PDN's 30 and the Look3 Festival. CENTER’s web site is