Sonya Harris

Staff Writer

Sonya Harris is a multi-platform artist and storyteller currently based in Madrid, Spain. She has worked in Audio Production, and Reporting and Youth Mentoring for Seattle NPR station KUOW. With a passion for storytelling in photography, writing and podcasting, Sonya is also an avid lover of tea, painting, and cinema. She considers herself a voracious learner and seeker of the peculiar, whimsical, and inspiring.

Articles by Sonya Harris

Photographer Captures the Neon Beauty of Kyoto at Night

Photographer Xavier Portela’s shots of Kyoto, Japan, at night give a newfound appreciation for the neon charm of the city. Propelled by his vision to articulate and illustrate the various sounds, temperatures, and pulsating electricity of bustling cities, Portela’s images stir the imagination and set stories of intrigue and possibility adrift.

Route 66

An Uncropped View of the Mother Road: True-Life Images of Route 66

The nostalgia-inducing, expansive roadway known as Route 66 has been a pop culture darling in the U.S. for decades. But in photographer Jeff Sonnabend’s latest photo series and upcoming book, The Route 66 Primer, An Uncropped View of the Mother Road, viewers are left with an alternatively more grounded and realistic view of the renowned roadway.

Mike Coots

Photographer Mike Coots Captures the Spellbinding Gaze of Wild Sharks

Photographing the fiercely intense yet beautifully captivating essence of sharks are just a few of shark advocate Mike Coots's many delights and ambitions. In his latest images from a trip off Guadalupe Island, Mexico, Coots skillfully manages to interpret aspects of the animals that are often misconstrued or feared due to negative portrayals in media.

Fares-Micue

Dreamlike Photos Examine Mental Health and Perceptions of Reality

The exploration of dreams, thoughts, and possibilities are hallmark traits of conceptual self-portrait photographer Fares Micue. The mesmeric and otherworldly concepts presented in each of her shots not only captivate the eyes but stir a kind of whimsical intrigue into the story behind the images.

Ballet on Film

The Story of a Ballet School and the Pandemic Told Through a Yashica 635

When gazing at the photo series Ballet on Film by photographer Lisa Cho, it's natural to become enraptured by its charming conveyance of elegance, perseverance, and depth. The self-taught photographer -- who began her career in her 30s -- aims to translate her love of cinema and "beauty" through the lens of her treasured Yashica 635.