Issa studied photography at Art Center College in Pasadena before going on to work as a photojournalist f or the Los. Angeles Weekly. Her work has appeared in Wired. Smart Money. Fortune and Los Angeles Magazines, among other publications. Issa's photojournalistic style and fine art approach have made her a much sought after wedding and event photographer. In 2001 she travelled to Budapest. Hungary to shoot production stills for An American Rhapsody° (Paramount Classics). Her extraordinary photographs of Cuba and Hollywood were recently included in 3 retrospective shows of her work in Los. Angeles.Issa is based in Los Angeles and is available for travel weddings and events.


  • Black and White Spider Award People. Silhouette Categories (2007 & 2006)
  • Camera Club of New York 2006 National Photography Competition (2006)
  • Women In Photography Jurors Choice 100 (2006)
  • Wedding Photojournalist's Association Artistic Guild, 4th Place Winner (2008)
  • International Center for Photography Award VVinnner Wedding. People. Abstract Categories (2005)
  • Women In Photography. Decisive Moments Competition Honorable Mention (2005)
  • International Center for Photography Award Winner Photo Essay. Family Categories (2004)
  • Wedding Photojournalist's Association Kid's Category (2003)