Luise Stauss and Ayanna Quint are partners at Stauss & Quint, a New York based studio commissioning and art directing photography for editorial, advertising and book projects in addition to photo production and research. 

Clients include Pentagram, Viacom, Barnes & Noble, The New York Times Magazine, Le Guanahani Hotel, Nautilus Magazine, 2x4, Ten Speed Press, Zeit Magazin, Sueddeutsche Zeitung Magazin, Stanford Graduate School of Business, TMG/McMurry and Warner Brothers.

Luise was previously a staff Photo Editor at The New York Times Magazine and worked on the launch of T Magazine. After graduating from Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design in London with a degree in Fashion Communication, she worked as a Designer at SZ Magazin and as Art Director at AR Media, and has worked on a variety of publications. 

Ayanna has worked with a variety of print publications, including GQ and Radar, and on films, such as the documentaries About Face and The Out List for HBO. Soon after graduation from The Rhode Island School of Design with a degree in Photography, Ayanna became Photo Editor at Out. She was also previously a staff photo editor at W and Teen People.