Laura El-Tantawy is an independent Egyptian photographer. She was born in Worcestershire, England to Egyptian parents & grew up between Saudi Arabia, Egypt & the US.
In 2002, she started her career as a newspaper photographer with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel & Sarasota Herald-Tribune (USA). In 2006, she became freelance so she could focus on pursuing personal projects.
She is a graduate of the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia (USA) with dual degrees in journalism & political science.