Rachael Cerrotti

(B. 1989, Boston, Massachusetts)

Rachael Cerrotti is an independent photographer, writer and educator. Her work focuses on grief, resilience, and the perception of home. 

She holds a degree in Communications from Temple University and is an alumni of The Rothberg International School at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. While living in Israel, she was an intern and contributor to Flash90 Photo Agency, covering cultural and political events throughout the country. In 2013, she was a year-round nature photographer for the YMCA’s Berkshire Outdoor Center.

She is a regular contributor to Images & Voices of Hope and her work has been published by Public Radio International, The Boston Globe, Yediot Aharonot (Israel), Corbis Images, and Lidové Noviny (Czech Republic). She has received awards from the Northern Short Course in Photojournalism annual contest and Momenta Workshops.

For nearly a decade, Rachael has been pursuing her long-term project, Follow My Footprints, retracing her grandmother's route of displacement during and in the wake of World War II. 

While working in various communities, she bases herself between New England and Denmark. She is available for assignments worldwide.