Natalie Conn was born and raised in Baltimore, MD. She became interested in Photography in highschool when she took her first oatmeal box pin-hole shot of a squashed soda can on the sidewalk. She studied photography and painting at The Cooper Union in New York City and completed an intensive graduate course in Documentary Photography at The Salt Institute in Portland Maine. She is a freelance documentary photographer, specializing in portraits, video and radio production. She is finishing a masters degree in Integrated Media Arts at Hunter College. She likes to dance and swim in cold water.