Krista Rossow is a freelance photographer, photo editor, and photo instructor. A native Oregonian, she graduated from the University of Oregon with degrees in Spanish and Fine Art. After which she worked in Germany and traveled throughout Europe. Krista then spent a year working in New Mexico for the Santa Fe Photo Workshops. She moved to Washington, D.C., and worked at National Geographic Traveler magazine as a photo editor for seven years. She assigned feature stories and was able to also photograph for the publication. After seeing many parts of the world through the amazing images that came across her desk, she was inspired to transition to freelance photography work and to travel for three months in Africa. She is excited to join Semester at Sea for the Spring 2014 voyage and to explore more of the world with an enthusiastic group of professors, students, and staff. She hopes to share her love of photography, travel, and yoga with the students on board.