Sandra Coan is an industry educator and award-winning photographer specializing in studio portraiture, artificial lighting and fine-art film photography. Since starting her career in 1999, Sandra has become Seattle’s premier maternity, newborn, and family photographer.

In addition to running her busy studio, she teaches thousands of photographers each year on respected platforms like CreativeLive and Kelby One as well as at industry events, like WPPI. She is also a regular contributor to Rangefinder magazine, Professional Photographer magazine, Click magazine, and many more. Sandra also hosts a robust community of portrait photographers invested in growing their photography skills and building profitable businesses they love at