Journalist Photography

Violeta Santos Moura

“Violeta Santos Moura is a freelance photojournalist and journalist from Vila Real de Trás-os-Montes, Portugal. She has been named by TIME one of '34 Female Photographers to Follow'. ”

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“Mary Mathis is a freelance multimedia journalist working in the high desert of Santa Fe, New Mexico. She dabbles in fine art photography and works with film, but often transfers those ideas, texture, and shooting style to photojournalism, where she freelances for The New York Times, The Washington Post, and Outside Magazine.”

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Hannah Yoon

“Hannah Yoon is a Korean Canadian freelance photographer based in Philadelphia. She is interested in the way people relate to one another and is curious about how history impacts the present. While studying sociology and psychology in college, she became interested in social justice and racial justice issues. Through photography, she wants to better understand why we are the way we are and how everything is connected.”

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Guerchom NDEBO

“Artist photographer and director, passionate about images, Guerchom Ndebo uses photography to communicate his concerns on complex subjects and to stimulate reflection on contemporary issues. At the heart of his artistic approach, the concepts of equality, cultural differences, solidarity and decadence collide.”

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Sam Wolfe

“Sam Wolfe is a freelance photographer based in Columbia, South Carolina. He currently shoots regularly for Reuters, Bloomberg, The State (newspaper), the University of South Carolina and more. ”

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Megan Janetsky

“Megan Janetsky is an Colombia-based reporter and photographer covering migration, women's issues and human rights in Latin America.”

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Mohammed Elshamy

“Mohammed Elshamy is an award-winning independent photojournalist based between Lagos and New York and the recipient of the Chris Hondros Fund award. Mohammed Elshamy studied at the International Center of Photography (ICP) School’s Documentary and Visual Journalism program as the first-ever recipient of the Malú Alvarez International Scholarship full-tuition scholarship. Since 2016, Mohammed Elshamy has worked as a staff photographer for Anadolu Agency based in New York. ”

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Achilleas Zavallis

“Achilleas Zavallis is a photographer & visual journalist focusing on long-term projects exploring conflict and post-conflict issues. Currently based out of Europe, Achilleas travels frequently to the Middle East, following developments on the ground, for a number of international publications and non-governmental organizations. Through the work, he attempts to shed a light on the complexities of the region, in an effort to better understand the reasons that drive conflict. ”

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Kendall Warner

“Kendall Warner is a graduate of the photojournalism program at Western Kentucky University. Currently a multimedia intern with the Victoria Advocate in Victoria, Texas, Kendall started photography as a sophomore in high school when she shot and developed her own 35 mm black and white film. She then ventured into the world of photojournalism where it was meant to be. Telling stories through photos is Kendall's passion and what she will enjoy spending the rest of her life doing.”

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George Nickels

“George Nickels is a freelance photojournalist and has been working in South East Asia and Europe since 2011. The primary focus of his work is covering social conflict and humanitarian crises. Currently based in Paris, he is a member of The Frontline Freelance Register. Born in Oxfordshire, England in 1982, he is a self-taught photographer, with work published in leading newspapers, magazines and media outlets worldwide. ”

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