15. Misha Gravenor
Location: Los Angeles
San Francisco-born, Los Angeles-raised Misha Gravenor has been interested in photography since his mom gave him his first camera, a Kodak box camera. After studying at the Art Center in Pasadena, Gravenor set his sights on a photography career, receiving accolades from PDN, Communication Arts, and American Photography. The food, travel, and portrait photographer has published work in Dwell and Bon Appetite, among other publications.