Leslie E. Kossoff has freelanced for various publications and companies in the Washington, DC area since 1992. Kossoff was working as a staff photographer for a daily newspaper in Manassas, Virginia when she decided to venture out and pursue a full-time freelance career.

Since then, she has worked for the mainstream media as well as various public, private and non-profit organizations. Her work has been seen in various publications, both large and small, worldwide. Kossoff’s style is heavily influenced by her work as a Photojournalist and is reflective and documentary in nature. Kossoff is a very talented portrait photographer. Over the years she has shot hundreds of portraits, both executive and formal portraits, as well as environmental, personal and family portraits, and animal portraits.

Kossoff received her undergraduate degree from Boston University in 1992 with a BS degree in Photojournalism. She is a member of the Senate Press Photographers Gallery, with credentials on Capitol Hill. Kossoff is an active member of the White House News Photographers Association (WHNPA), National Press Photographers Association (NPPA), Women Photojournalists of Washington (WPOW) and Women Business Owners of Montgomery County (WBO). She was an invited guest lecturer at the National Press Club, WHNPA High School Seminar, Frederick Camera Club, Gaithersburg Camera Club and NIH Camera Club.

Nordby uses all types of equipment to capture her images, including various types of studio lights and backdrops, as needed. Kossoff can come to your location and set up studio equipment.