Vanessa Isela Johnson (b. 1997) is a Mexican-American photographer based in Atlanta, GA. She received her BA in Journalism from Georgia State University. Her work explores trauma and its relation to identity, fear of the unknown, and anxiety. She was selected as a finalist for the 2021 Palm* Photo Prize and her works have been featured in group zines published by Booooooom Magazine, Float Magazine, and Pomegranate Press.