Beth Price is a Northern Michigan-based editorial and commercial
photographer who embeds her love for the natural world into her
artistry. Through photography, she captures authentic moments
highlighting the dimensions and intimacies between people and the
As the Good Works Lab lead photographer, Beth hopes to grow as a
human being, make new friends, and work towards the betterment of
society. The Great Lakes have always been Beth’s first love, but at
GWL, she sees a pictorial opportunity to highlight the strong
relationship between the outdoors, activity, and mental wellness.
Drawing on her experiences, she summarizes, “I’m the best version of
myself when I’m well exercised in the Northern Michigan outdoors. I
wish I had had this self-knowledge and awareness when I was a teen.
I’d like to advocate for accessible, outdoor activities for youth that are
outside of the traditional realm of school sports.”
Beth attended Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara,
California where she was the college’s first recipient of its
Environmental Photographic Excellence award. In 2003, after years of
working as a professional photographer in Southern California, Beth
returned to her Traverse City hometown and opened her studio.
As a member of the Great Lakes Business Network, Beth is currently
focused on the threats posed by Pipeline 5 to the Straits of Mackinac.
As an environmentalist, she feels an inherent responsibility to take
compelling photos which give voice to the lakes and foster policy
change. The result is dynamic imagery that guides the viewer to
appreciate the enormity, fragility, and significance of the Great Lakes.