Q: What is GRAIN?
A: GRAIN is a documentary photo collective, producing long-term projects and available for assignments worldwide. Please see our mission statement for more on our philosophy.

Q: Where are members of GRAIN based?
A: Tristan Spinski is based in Portland, ME., while Greg Kahn and Lexey Swall are based in Washington, D.C.

Q: How do I acquire images for publication from GRAIN?
A: Images made by GRAIN photographers are licensed to publications, using our archive at on Photoshelter.com HERE.

Q: What is the process for submitting work to be considered for membership in GRAIN?
A: At this time we are not adding any new members to GRAIN. When we do, we will have a section on the website with instructions on how to submit your work.

Q: Are GRAIN members available to speak or coach at workshops and conferences?
A: All photographers in GRAIN are happy to lecture or coach students, provided schedules can be coordinated. Previous speaking engagements include The Mountain Workshops, Geekfest, Southern Short Course, Atlanta Photojournalism Conference, University of Delaware, and Naples International Film Festival.