An Artist of Action

Beginning in 2001, with unprecedented access to the notoriously secretive Navy SEAL community, Stephanie Freid-Perenchio spent seven years documenting the lives of Navy SEALs and their families for her book, SEAL: The Unspoken Sacrifice Since then, Stephanie has photographed in war zones and in areas of geo-political turmoil; she has documented the ever-threatened animals of Africa and captured the fading way of life of the American cowboy. And that’s just to name a few of the topics that Stephanie has photographed. A humanitarian documentary photographer, Stephanie is a prolific artist who is never satisfied to sit on the sideline and just take the shot—rather, she is an artist of action using her photography to create change. Not only does she donate a portion of every photograph sold to various non-profit organizations connected to the subjects of the photograph, but she has also given her time, energy, and talent to a number of causes close to her heart. Stephanie understands that photography can be used as a tool for social change. In fact, this idea is the fuel powering her passion. Read More…

Sun Valley Property News Magazine feature story.
Written by Rryan Waterfield
Photos by Stephanie Freid- Perenchio, Photographer