Rick Smolan is a former Time, Life, and National Geographic photographer who is best known as the creator of the Day in the Life book series. He and his partner, Jennifer Erwitt, are the principals of Against All Odds Productions, based in Sausalito, California. Fortune magazine lists Against All Odds as "one of the 25 coolest companies in America." Their global photography projects combine creative storytelling with state-of-the-art technology. Many of their books have appeared on the New York Times bestseller list and have been featured on the covers of Fortune, Time, Newsweek, and U.S. News & World Report. Their books include The Obama Time Capsule, America at Home, UK at Home, Blue Planet Run, America 24/7, One Digital Day, 24 Hours in Cyberspace, Passage to Vietnam, The Power to Heal, Medicine's Great Journey, and From Alice to Ocean. Smolan and Erwitt live with their two children in northern California.