Chautauqua Dance Students Maria Steedle, left, Brandi Steirn and Chiara Valle perform "Raymonda Variations- Finale" during the Gala on Sunday, July 16, 2017 at the Amphitheater. PAULA OSPINA / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER
Paula Ospina is a visual journalist who graduated from the Rochester Institute of Technology with a B.F.A. in photojournalism. She is originally from Colombia and currently lives in Bethesda, Maryland. Before working as a photographer for the Daily, she was selected to participate in The New York Times Student Journalism Institute. She is looking forward to immersing herself in the Chautauqua community and learning more about religion.