Laura Proctor is a freelance photojournalist and documentary photographer in Toronto. She works in both longer-form documentary storytelling and daily news. Her work has been published in AARP, Canada’s National Observer, and The Hoser. Laura grew up in a small village outside of Orillia, where she first fell in love with photography. She is entirely self-taught. In August 2020, a photo of Laura’s was chosen to be exhibited in International Center of Photography’s 2020 exhibition in New York City, #ICPConcerned: Global Images for Global Crisis. The exhibition has now been published as a book.