Rinne Allen is a photographer living in Athens, Georgia. Working in both color and black & white, she enjoys documenting process as a way to show the effort that goes into creating things. rinne spends most of her days collaborating with chefs, farmers, artisans, and designers to document their work and the process of creating it.

rinne also helps with the creative direction when working with her collaborators- she enjoys everything from coming up with the feeling of a shoot to sourcing the props & styling to the art direction once the photographs have been made.

rinne has a background in fine art photography, with a BA in Photography from Sewanee in Tenessee, and works out of her studio in an old house in her hometown of athens, georgia. she lives with her husband and two young sons in a group of houses that they have rehabilitated over the years. her family also tends a large garden, and she makes her light drawings there.

rinne's work has been published in over 12 books and in national & international magazines, as well as shown in galleries and educational institutions.
rinne also has a regular column about harvests with the new york times' t magazine that focuses on the southern region that she calls home.


over the years, rinne has worked with:

Alabama Chanin
Artisan Books
Hugh Acheson
Beauty Everyday
Better Homes & Gardens
Bitter Southerner
Bloom magazine
Chronicle Books
Clarkson Potter
Garden & Gun
Georgia Organics
Hable Construction
Martha Stewart Living
Modern Farmer
The New York Times
Printed Matter
R. Wood Studio
Saveur Magazine
Selvedge Magazine
Southern Foodways Alliance
Stewart, Tabori, & Chang/Abrams Books
many other great creative people