Hana Mendel is a freelance photographer in Manhattan, NYC.


She earned her BFA in Photography at Columbus College of Art and Design and a diploma from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism in Publishing.  

Interested in stories and and the visuals which accompany them, Mendel's work ranges between narrative photojournalism and conceptual photo-illustration. Influenced by her cultural roots in Cajun-French Louisiana and the Jewish villages of Eastern Europe, her images reflect the magical realism of their cultural folklore.  

​Mendel has been featured in several publications, including The New Yorker, New York Magazine, GQ, Wired, VICE, Fast Company, and the Wall Street Journal.

Available for commission, email inquiries to: hanaeliemendel@gmail.com


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