Meet Our Team

Welcome to Lonely Speck! We are a small team of photographers and writers bringing you the best we can in original and inspiring content about astrophotography and photographing the Milky Way. We’re always looking for contributing writers and photographers to join the Lonely Speck team. If you’re interested in writing for us, let us know.

Ian Norman – Creator and Editor

Canon-EOS-6D-Review-12Ian Norman is the creator and editor of Lonely Speck. He is a photographer, engineer and entrepreneur based in Los Angeles, CA. He is deeply passionate about photography, and takes great joy in teaching others what he has learned over the years. You can follow Ian here on Lonely Speck, Instagram, Vimeo, and YouTube.

Diana Southern – Marketing and Copy Editor

Canon-EOS-6D-Review-13Diana Southern is Ian’s partner in crime and the love of his life. She is a lover of animals, an avid traveler, artist and writer. You can follow her on our travel blog North to South and her travel fashion blog at Stylish Travel Girl.

Cody Smith – Contributing Writer

travismortz_codysmithportraitCody William Smith is a self-described adventurer, lover of nature, mountains, sunlight and putting himself into precarious situations. He currently resides in Los Angeles where he works professionally as a freelance photographer and cinematographer.