Lisa M. Allen is a Washington, DC-based photographer who began taking photos at the age of 11. Ms. Allen is a member artist of Studio Gallery located in Dupont Circle. She shows primarily street photography, landscapes, and created scenes and enjoys experimenting with new processes and mediums. Her work regularly displays themes of unlikely beauty and minimalism and often evoke a sense of moodiness or drama. Ms. Allen's work is internationally recognized and has been shown in several Studio Gallery shows, and others including Darkroom Gallery, A Smith Gallery, Delaplaine Art Center, the Center for Fine Art Photography, Touchstone Gallery, theprintspace Gallery, Melrose Lightspace, Frisco Art Gallery, and Verizon Gallery. Her work has been published on Umter (Umter.co.uk) and in Murze Magazine, F-Stop Magazine, and Defeated Mag&zine. She received the Best in Show award for Delaplaine Art Center’s 2014 National Juried Photography Exhibition and was an honorable mention in the Washington Post’s 15th Annual Travel Photo Contest.