Marilyn Bridges studied photography at the Rochester Institute of Technology. She is noted for her black-and-white aerial photographs of sacred sites around the world.
Hometown: Allendale, NJ
Occupation: Aerial photographer
Expeditions: Photographic flights over the antiquities of Peru, Egypt, Turkey, Yucatan, and Greece
Best Discovery: Ancient markings that have never been photographed
Favorite Item in the Field: Plenty of film
Personal Hero: Beryl Markham, first person to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean from East to West
Hobbies: Hiking, scuba diving
Advice: Either do it with a whole heart or don’t do it.