Loren Holmes is a Pulitzer prize winning photojournalist at the Anchorage Daily News. Born and raised in the 49th state, he has worked as a photographer in Alaska since 2008. As a freelancer he has traveled extensively on assignment for magazines, newspapers and corporate clients, including The New York Times, Associated Press, Anchorage Daily News, Alaska Newspapers, The Chronicle of Higher Education, US News & World Report, Sunset, Alaska Magazine, First Alaskans Magazine, UNESCO, and Google.

Loren studied philosophy at Carleton College before completing his MA in photography at Ohio University's School of Visual Communication.