Sally Mann (b. 1951), born in Lexington, Virginia, is an American photographer and writer. She has photographed in the American South since the 1970s, creating a series on portraiture, architecture, landscape, and still life. The artist is most interested in black and white photography, especially photography’s antique technology. She is best known for her landscape work in the American South and her intimate portraits of her family. She is a Guggenheim fellow and a three-times recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts fellowship. She lives and works in Lexington, Virginia.