Scout Tufankjian is a photojournalist based in Brooklyn, New York. Clients include Newsweek, Essence, US News & World Report, Le Monde, Newsday, and The New York Times. She is represented by Polaris Images and supports the Boston Red Sox. Yes, even now.
Scout currently shoots with a Nikon D3 and a set of battered, but fast, prime lenses or her Leica M9 and a 35mm summichrom.
NOTE: Scout was not employed by or affiliated with the Obama campaign in any manner, shape, or form during the 2008 campaign. She was a journalist covering the campaign. She only began working for the Obama campaign in August 2012.