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Katie Snyder

Photographer

Katie Snyder has been a photographer since 2002. She lives in Atlanta with her musician husband Dan (www.paperlightsmusic.com). She enjoys the diversity of work that she has the privilege of creating daily and the opportunity that it gives her to share her voice with the world. Katie and Dan love to travel to new places and meet new people. Katie’s passions include showing people how beautiful they are through photographs and encouraging others to pursue their dreams.

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Lesli Peterson

Founder of 365AtlantaFamily

Lesli is the owner of 365AtlantaFamily, which offers a daily dose of inspiration to local families. She is also the Official Family Travel Expert and Spokesperson for the state of Georgia, as well as a freelance writer for several online publications. Lesli spends her time life-learning with her kids one adventure at a time, and sharing her experiences along the way. Find her on Instagram: @365atlantafamily and Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/365atlfamily/

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Katelyn Hardwick

Food and Photo Stylist

Katelyn Hardwick is an Atlanta based food and photo stylist with an editorial feel and lover of all things yummy!

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Natrice Bullard

Creator of The Cultured Lens

Natrice Bullard is a freelance photographer, writer and creator of The Cultured Lens, a website that focuses on the best of food and travel in Atlanta and beyond. The site uses the photography from her travels to give readers the scoop on places that the tour guides don’t know about. She now visits cool spots locally, and around the world with her camera (and fork) in hand to experience them like a local.

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Cristina Drafta

Photographer

I am an addicted photographer, and a traveler passionate about the world. I write for Argophilia and other travel sites, and I like to use Stay.com to plan my trips. Hopefully, you can use my guides to plan yours too.

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Delia Gavrilescu

Travel Writer

I am passionate about everything travel, and I write on hospitality topics, travel resources, announcements, awards and much more for Argophilia Travel News. I am happy to share my travel experiences and favorites with you on Stay.com.

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Samantha Crotty

Wedding Planner

Originally from South Florida, Samantha moved to Atlanta to build a life of her own. Upon working in numerous fields, she has finally landed her dream job - part owner of E + S Designs. She and business partner Erica Finci, have worked countless hours in the wedding industry and when the opportunity presented itself they built their brand. Outside of planning weddings, Samantha is an avid shopper, Starbucks lover and owner of way too many Coach handbags.

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Lynette Brown

Food and Fashion Blogger

Lynette Brown is a television news producer. She has worked in that capacity since 2007, after graduating with honors from Florida A&M University. Brown is just as passionate about journalism as she is about food and fashion. Brown founded fashioneatsa.com in 2015 as a way to chronicle and showcase her appreciation for the Atlanta food and fashion scene.

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Mia Johnson

Makeup Artist

Makeup Artist, Entrepreneur, Blogger, Candy Buffet Designer, Event Producer, Music lover, and Art Enthusiast.

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ATLHIPHOP

Lifestyle Media Company

ATLHIPHOP.com is a social lifestyle media company that serves to capture the diversity of Atlanta’s expansive hip hop culture while supporting the global expression of hip hop in all its various forms. Founded in 2013, ATLHIPHOP.com has been covering Atlanta’s diverse hip-hop and arts scene capturing images and video of these events as well as interviewing and featuring some of Atlanta’s most influential musical and visual artists as well as business owners.

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Megan Volpert

Food Columnist

MEGAN VOLPERT is the author of seven books on communication and popular culture, including two Lambda Literary Award finalists. She writes a monthly food column for Atlanta INtown, and has been teaching high school English in Atlanta for a decade.

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Grant Goggans

Blogger of "Marie, Let's Eat!"

Grant Goggans has lived in Georgia all his life, but resolves to do something about that someday. He has co-written, edited, and taken woeful photographs for the blog Marie, Let’s Eat! since February 2010. When he is not eating barbecue, he is eating something else.

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A Taste of Our City

Food Bloggers

At A Taste of Our City, Coredelle and Erica Smith chronicle their food experiences in Atlanta and food-driven travel outside of Atlanta. Join them to get the inside scoop on where to eat and drink around town and across the globe.

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Rusty Bowers

Owner of Pine Street Market

Rusty Bowers is the owner/ operator of Pine Street Market, an artisan butcher shop, in Avondale Estates, GA. Rusty, a graduate of The Culinary Institute of America draws inspirations from traditional Italian butchers and Salumi makers. Pine Street Market strives to use locally sourced, humanely grown and pasture raised meats that are free from growth hormones, preventative antibiotics, and steroids.

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Monica Awe-Etuk

Fashion and Style Blogger

I am a wifey, mama of two beautiful young children and lover of all things fashionable and super stylish. I’ve studied, worked and lived fashion pretty much all my life and in my perfect world everyone is dressed to kill. I am here to show you how to work with what is already in your closet and mix it with what’s hot and new. I strive to style inspire you as I blend high and low and new and old.

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Blair Stich

Designer/Artist/Foodie

I am a local Atlanta Artist pursuing Graphic Web Design. I enjoy art in the sense that it allows you to express yourself in ways that are abstract and cannot be defined. Art has been and always will be my muse & I am always creating. I enjoy exploring Atlanta and finding new and exciting restaurants, venues, festivals, and galleries that this wonderful city has to offer.

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Sara Rossi

Yoga Therapist & Health Coach

Born in Italy and raised in Costa Rica, Sara travels widely and offers personalized services that help access optimal vitality. Sara has taught yoga in retreats worldwide for over 15 years. She has a 200-hour Hatha yoga and a 500-hour Therapeutic Yoga certification. She graduated as a Health Coach from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She is also an Infant Massage Teacher, a HypnoBirthing®, HypnoMothering™, HypnoFertility™ practitioner, and offers classes for expectant and new moms.

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Shashi Charles

Blogger and Recipe Developer

I’m a Graphic Designer by day, a Blogger / Recipe Developer / Photographer by night, and a lover of healthier eats and treats 24/7! I am a big believer in that “healthy” foods can be super tasty and “naughty” foods can be decadently healthy and I share some of my teen-daughter-tried-and-approved recipes on my blog Runnin Srilankan.

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Courtney Creer

Wardrobe stylist and blogger

Courtney Creer is an Atlanta native and wardrobe stylist who has focused primarily on commercial styling and personal blogging for 3 years. Courtney works to engage clients in personal styling through promoting a wardrobe that fits ones lifestyle through getting down to the basics. Energetic and passionate about the industry, Courtney focuses on blending functionality and what looks good all in one to make a happier lifestyle.

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Robyn Stone

Founder of Add a Pinch

A seventh generation Southern wife and mom who loves to share simple, fresh, and scrumptious recipes the whole family will enjoy.

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Dan and Aaron

Atlanta Beer Tours

Dan Fontaine and Aaron Rolka are bonafide beer dudes. They’ve won awards for their home brew, have a podcast called BeerPop! and run Atlanta Beer Tours. So it’s safe to say these guys know the spots for great craft beer in Atlanta. Keep in mind, they’re not beer experts, more just idiots who have focused their extreme mediocrity on craft beer.

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Dan Aldridge

Foodie and blogger

Self-professed foodie looking to share my passion and learn more about food. I also have a blog, ATL Food Snob, that is now going strong.

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Lizette Leanza

Food writer and wine specialist

Lizette Leanza was born and raised in New Orleans and has been living in Atlanta for over 15 years. As founding editor of Gourmet Uncorked, her mission is to make gourmet meals accessible to everyone, regardless of time or skill, through creative cooking and kitchen shortcuts that make it easy for anyone to prepare and enjoy healthy meals that taste amazing. Lizette is also a member of the Society of Wine Educators and expertly pairs every delicious recipe with complimentary wines.

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