writer . photographer . coffee slinger

Lisa is a classically trained photographer and writer. She studied photography at RIT and earned her Bachelor’s degree in journalism from SUNY Brockport. While there she worked for the college newspaper as a reporter and copy editor. She left her heart in the Andes Mountains of Peru while on a study abroad with the NGO Sacred Valley Health which works toward improving health access and education in rural communities.
Since then she has worked with a multitude of local media, businesses, private clients and photographers.

Lisa currently resides in Rochester, NY with her nerdy guitarist husband, their two cats, and literally every report card she has ever gotten.

Rochester, NY · facebook.com/sowolu

Sowolu’ is a norse rune symbolizing the Sun, the ultimate life force. This rune stands for wholeness and a sense of well being that is founded in the Suns’ energy, oneness and the cyclical aspect of life and the universe.



All photographs and videos on this site are copyrighted by Lisa Maria Rickman unless otherwise stated.