The Uncommon Life

Uncommon Personalities: Meet Emily Dryden

January 13, 2014

Emily Dryden | UncommonGoods Photographer

Emily Dryden, UncommonGoods Senior Photographer

My hometown is…
Rockmart, GA.

I’m inspired by…
French New Wave Films.

If I could travel back in time, I’d…
Create a photo story of the same place in different times. Same street, different years.

An uncommon fact about me…
I’ve read almost every Faulkner novel written.

If I won the lottery, I’d…
Do a lot of traveling!

The cheesiest thing I’ve ever loved is/was…
The Anne of Green Gables movie series.

My relationship with Mother Nature is…
On hiatus since moving to NYC.

Working at UncommonGoods I’ve learned…
A great deal about collaborating with a great group of people.

Would you rather… Travel in space for a week, or in a submarine?
Definitely space!


  • Reply Katie January 13, 2014 at 7:14 pm

    This series of posts is great. It really humanizes Uncommon Goods. Keep it up!

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