Maggie West is a Los Angeles based photographer specializing in experimental lighting and color techniques. Her surreal, colorful photographs have been featured in acclaimed publications and sources worldwide. West has been involved in benefits for organizations such as Planned Parenthood and the ACLU. Her first book, KISS, featured 25 LA based couples kissing under a spectrum of colored light. West's second book, 23, examines the spectrum of gender and sexuality and will be released April 26th.