Joey Phoenix is a Salem-MA based contemporary and fine art portrait photographer in love with the creative process and fascinated by people. After 15 years of high-level competitive tennis, she hung up her racquet in 2011 to move to New England, attend grad school, and engage in more creative pursuits. Soon after moving, she took up freelance writing to support herself and over time, her need to create compelling images to accompany articles developed into a passion for photography. 

She is the founder of Salem Pet Photo, a website dedicated to pet portraiture on the North Shore, and a regular contributor for She’s also currently working on two fine art projects, Ancient Muses and The Evolution of Time, which you can find out more about on her website,