Lisa M. Zunzanyika, of Simply Zee Imagery, is a retired Air Force Combat Photojournalist. During her 22-year career, Lisa traveled the world documenting the military in peacetime, wartime, and humanitarian operations. She is a graduate of the Military Photojournalism Program at Syracuse University; thru which she earned the distinction of being the first African-American female Military Photojournalist in Air Force history. 

An award-winning photojournalist, Lisa has won numerous accolades for her talent. Of note is the 1998 Military Photographer of the Year: 1st Place Illustration category award. Her military photographs have been featured in national and international military and civilian publications as well as books such as “This Is Our War: A Soldiers' Portfolio: Servicemen's Photographs of Life in Iraq” by Devin Friedman and the Editors of GQ. Now a freelance a photographer, her images can be found in books like “Usability Testing Essentials: Ready, Set...Test!” by Carol M. Barnum and her work was recently published in “Mantra Yoga + Health Magazine” Issue 19.

While Lisa has traveled the world photographing a wide variety of subjects and events, portraiture is her passion. As she says, she "sees in portraits." "see" in portraits...those beautifully striking portraits that reveal your true essence, convey emotion and evoke a response.

Simply Zee Imagery portrait sessions are free flowing and collaborative. You don’t have to “do” anything more than be yourself. This is the meaning behind Simply Zee Imagery’s tagline:

“Capturing the YOU that you wish you were,
but didn't know you already ARE!”


Nikon's Veterans Day Featured Veteran: Lisa M. Zunzanyika