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Taylor A. Boomsma

Taylor Boomsma

Taylor Boomsma is a journalist and photographer based in the Los Angeles area. After earning her degree in Journalism from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, she is pursuing her passion for photojournalism, wedding photography and writing. When she’s not working, she enjoys all things artistic, particularly painting, music and dance. And she appreciates nothing more than an interesting book and a cup of coffee.

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