I am a storyteller. Using color and composition, I tell your story in an intuitive way, creating imagery that brings life to your vision. My aim is to capture the emotional depths and empathetic details of my subjects, effectively telling the story they want to share with the world.
My work explores human connection in all its forms, whether that means working on humanitarian projects on another continent, shooting a tourism campaign in Palm Beach, or creating brightly hued editorial portraits. I’ve worked with wide ranging clientele such as A&E, History, Lifetime, Comcast, Carrier, Samtec, Uproxx, Livestrong, NFL, and even Papa John's Pizza, so nothing is out of the question. In addition, I’ve also completed assignments internationally for publications such as National Geographic, Time, Forbes, Popular Mechanics, The Guardian, and W Magazine.
Having photographed throughout Africa, and sometimes further afield, for the last decade – through his work Tobin has attempted to not only cover the breadth of the continent, but also the diversity within it. This has included stories on Somalia’s fight against Al Shabab and the country’s emergence from more than 20 years of civil war, to transgender issues, and the intersection of modern religion with traditional healing practices in slums.
Tim Gerard Barker is an award-winning photographer and filmmaker based in Vietnam since 2012. Tim was based in Hanoi until early 2016 when he relocated to Ho Chi Minh City. He has extensive experience working throughout Asia and he is available for assignments worldwide. Tim has experience working on a wide range of photography and videography projects including: travel, documentary, portraiture, hospitality, corporate and industrial. Tim’s desire to explore the world and to understand different cultures drives his work. His images capture real people and real places with a colourful, graphic style. Tim’s travel imagery is represented by the Lonely Planet Images collection at Getty Images, for commercial work he is represented by NOI Pictures and Studio @ Getty Images and he is also on the roster at Wonderful Machine. Tim's work has garnered numerous awards over the years, with citations in the International Photography Awards, Australia’s Top Photographers and Travel Photographer of the Year.
Todd Brown is a photographer and filmmaker based in Southeast Asia since 2009. After 10 years in Phnom Penh, Todd moved to Bangkok in 2019 where he is currently based. He has extensive experience working throughout Southeast Asia and the world. Todd specializes in humanitarian photography having held a Long-Term Agreement with UNICEF – Cambodia since 2017, and frequently shooting for UN Environment as well as Medecins Sans Frontieres, Amnesty International, UNAIDS, and OHCHR, to name a few. Todd also frequently gives photography and TV News production workshops across Africa and Asia for Voice of America. Todd’s stock photography is represented by Getty Images.
Based in Kyiv, Ukraine
English, Romanian, French, Spanish
Diana Zeyneb Alhindawi uses photography to explore the human condition across various political and cultural contexts. Based out of Brooklyn, USA, Diana works internationally in areas experiencing conflict, social unrest or humanitarian emergencies. Her photography has been published and showcased by media outlets like the New York Times newspaper and Magazine, The Sunday Times Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Al Jazeera America, Le Monde, CNN, National Geographic Traveler, Vice Magazine, Geo Germany, Newsweek, Toronto Star and Paris Match, and international NGOs like Doctors without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières, Save the Children, Human Rights Watch and International Committee of the Red Cross. (For a complete list of clients, see below.) In 2014, she was named one of Lens Culture's Top 50 Emerging Talents for 2014. In 2015, she received the ICRC Humanitarian Visa d'Or Award for her coverage of the Minova Rape Trial, eastern Congo's most significant mass rape trial to date. In 2018, she was named one of PDN's 30 New and Emerging Photographers to Watch For.
Diana's interests reflect her multicultural background and upbringing: born in rural Romania to a Romanian mother and Iraqi father, Diana witnessed her family experience political circumstances that landed them as refugees in the former Yugoslavia, after which they were resettled to Canada. These early experiences led her to pursue careers in humanitarian aid and in human rights. For several years, she held management and research positions with organizations such as UN Development Programme, Save the Children and Oxfam, working on the ground in areas affected by conflict or natural disasters. In mid-2013, she decided to focus her professional efforts on photography.
Diana holds two BA degrees – one in Economics and one in Neuroscience – from The Johns Hopkins University, and has completed all but her thesis for a MA degree in International Development from American University, School of International Service.
Mark Lehn has more than 15 years photography experience. Mark's interest in photography stems from his love of travel and adventure, and as a means to create a narrative through imagery.
From photographing projects in the remote regions of Mozambique to local tribes in South-East Asia, Mark's wide scope covers commercial and editorial clients from around the world and his images have been featured in national and international publications and exhibitions.
Born in Vancouver, Canada, Mark is currently based in Brisbane, Australia.
Based in Los Angeles, California
English, French, Spanish
Justin L. Stewart is an independent visual journalist from Jackson Hole, Wyoming who is currently based in Los Angeles, California. Justin earned his Master of Arts in Journalism from the Missouri School of Journalism at the University of Missouri. He enjoys working on projects that require both his cinematography and photography skills. He is also a skilled editor.
Justin likes to document sports, everyday life, breaking news, politics, and relevant social matters. He works for NGO's, newspapers, documentary productions, and other clients in need of documentary work.
A small town Arkansas native, JDP attended the University of Central Arkansas, earning a Bacherlor of Arts Degree in Communication. Having had success working with a political consulting firm and a digital curriculum company, he decided to leave the corporate world in 2012. It was then that he transitioned his passion for interpersonal communication, the human condition, and photography to a full time freelance photography career. He soon began to draw the attention of creative decision makers locally, regionally, and nationally.
Known for a controlled sense of light and ability to quickly gain the trust of a wide range of subjects, JDP interjects a unique sense of humanity into his portraiture and is routinely praised for being a dynamic creative partner.
In 2017, industry leader Profoto named JDP a "Legend of Light."
JDP also served as the primary marketing photographer for the NBC Peacock Original documentary, “Black Boys,” released in 2020, and works closely with the social justice focused production company, Never Whisper Justice.
Based in Kyiv, Ukraine
English, Russian, Ukrainian
Joseph Sywenkyj is an American photographer of Ukrainian descent. Among his many awards, Joseph was the recipient of the prestigious W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography in 2014. From 2014-2016 Joseph was a Fulbright Scholar in Ukraine documenting severely wounded Ukrainian soldiers and activists.
Joseph’s photographs have appeared in many of the world’s most respected publications. His work has been exhibited in numerous galleries and museums including Musée de l'Elysée in Lausanne, Switzerland; Les Rencontres d’Arles in Arles, France; George Eastman House in Rochester, New York and the United Nations Visitor’s Lobby in New York City among many other venues.
I shrink the space between empathy and action.
By shooting visual content in a creative and dignified manner, my work connects audiences with the powerful stories of real people.
If you’re an organization or corporation committed to doing good in the world, I’d love to partner with you.
San Diego is my home base. Let’s meet for tacos.
I’m a full-time documentary photographer and visual storyteller, a job that takes me around the world. I'm based in Atlanta, but welcome assignments worldwide, with a special focus on conservation and climate change-related stories.
My work has been published in The New Yorker, The Washington Post, on PBS and CNN, among others. My work has been exhibited in galleries all around the United States and other parts of North America, as well as South America and throughout Europe.
Before making a career change, I spent nearly two decades in digital content strategy and marketing, working in-house and on the agency side for some of the world's best brands. I love working on projects where I can combine that expertise with my photo and video work. Being able to liaise between marketing teams and creative teams has proven valuable more than once in my career.
Outside of work, I'm an avid birdwatcher, hiker and camper, and native plant gardener, soaking in as much of our natural world as I can. One of my favorite writers and kindred spirits, Mary Oliver, said it best — "I don't want to end up simply having visited this world."
Based in Hong Kong, China
German, Thai, English
I am a filmaker, a photographer, writer, designer, and digital media educator. As a freelancer, I've produced video content and photographed for advertising, editorial, and documentary projects and I've edited, written and designed for fine art photography books, blogs, and magazines.
At the core, I am an explorer. I love to be going somewhere. And that includes while I’m creating work. Whether it’s carrying gear for weeks across the desert, or filming from a rope 1000 feet off the ground, snowshoeing in or snowboarding out, it’s the love of my work and these adventures that keeps me doing this. I love it when the job offers far flung adventure and I'm quick to pick up a challenge. Adaptable skills and a sense of the authentic image have been the core of imagery and I feel my ability to learn and adapt quickly is one of my greatest assets.
A development and humanitarian photographer working primarily with nonprofit, humanitarian, development organizations and communities in Rwanda and around the African continent. His work is focused on helping organizations communicate the impact of their work by capturing photos and producing documentaries that portray the courage, value, and dignity of the people they are serving.
I take authentic, moment-based images for brands and publications. My work has varied in scope and subject matter, but certain things remain consistent: an emphasis on curiosity, human connection, and immersive experiences. I love exploring new places, meeting new people, and learning about cultures and communities outside of my own. Ask me to travel and I will say yes.
Alexander Chekmenev was born in Luhansk, the city located in Eastern Ukraine, Donbass. Alexander started his career as a photographer in a small photo studio in his home town. On the free of work time he photographed people on the streets and homes, who were effected the most by economical crisis after Soviet Union collapse. HIs work give an intimate and unique insider view on transition of coal mining region in 90-s in Eastern Ukraine. He moved to Kiev in 1997, where he works as photojournalist.
His work has been published in New York Times Lens Blog, Time Magazine and Time Light Box, New Yorker Photo Booth, MSNBC, Quartz, The Guardian, Vice Magazine, Liberation.
2014 – Grand Prix "Photographer of the Year of Ukraine 2013".
Heidi Levine is an American freelance photojournalist based in Jerusalem. She has worked as a professional photojournalist since 1983, starting as a staffer with the Associated Press in Israel, then with French photo agency Sipa Press in 1993.Over the course of her photojournalism career, Levine has covered the most critical moments in the Middle East including the revolutions in Egypt and Libya, the crisis in Syria, the IsraelLebanon war, and the numerous conflicts in the Gaza Strip.
She has brought frontline action and behind-the-scenes human stories to the world’s major press outlets. Her photographs have appeared, often as cover stories, in numerous international publications including Time, Stern, Focus, Paris Match, L’Express, Newsweek, Time, The New York Times Magazine, The Sunday Times Magazine, Amnesty International, Forbes Magazine, and more.
She has won a myriad of awards for her photographs of conflicts and an Emmy nomination in 2012 .
Nick specialises in documenting the adverse impacts of development on local communities and the environment.
He has worked for a number of international humanitarian organizations such as UNICEF, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International. His journalistic work has been published in various local and international publications, including The International New York Times and Time Magazine. He has produced video content for clients such as National Geographic, CNN, and NBC.
Nick has been based in Southeast Asia since 2008 and is a founding member of Ruom. He is currently based in Bangkok, Thailand.
Based in Barcelona, Spain
Catalan, English, Spanish
Jordi is a photographer who likes to immerse himself on the stories he’s working on. A gifted observer who comes up with raw, intimate visual narratives. This passion allowed him to work all over the world on commissions for editorial and commercial clients as well as long-term photo and film projects that have been internationally exhibited and awarded. He has lived in London, Mexico, Geneva and Barcelona.
Selected Awards: The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, Magnum Foundation’s Emergency Fund, POYi, Lucie Awards, Magenta Flash Forward, Magnum’s 30 under 30, Prix Focale – Ville de Nyon
Selected Clients: The New York Times, Le Monde M Magazine, Spiegel, The Telegraph Magazine, UNHCR, MSF/Doctors Without Borders, Topic Studios, Amazon Studios, Airbnb, Continental, Zurich IG
Based in Copenhagen, Denmark
Danish, Swedish, English
Danish award winning photographer Niels Busch born in Copenhagen, Denmark. Niels picked up photography from an early age in art class in primary school. After assisting 4 years in Copenhagen at the top studioes with still life and fashion photographers that took him around the world, he travelled to New York to assist on a freelance basis. With great passion and eager, he went back and started up a studio i Copenhagen City. The eager for traveling and passion for photography, took him to South East Asia to live with simpleness and aesthetics mixed with scandinavian living and sense of light, with Thailand as a base to live with his family. After a few years in Asia, he and his family missed New York and moved back. His work today takes him all over the world with national and International clients, with base in Copenhagen and New York.
Vance Jacobs is an award-winning lifestyle and portrait photographer and filmmaker. His photojournalism and advertising background give him the ability to capture or create candid, authentic moments and to tell the stories of the brands, NGOs and corporate clients he works with.
Vance’s work has taken him around the world to 40+ countries. When not on assignment Vance can be found competing in an Ironman Distance Triathlon, marathon or adventure race.
Ben Rollins is an award-winning photographer and artist, driven by a passion for documenting people of all backgrounds and places, in hopes of bringing everyone a little closer together.
He attended Savannah College of Art & Design, receiving an MFA in Photography and graduating as Excelsus Laureate, the highest honor given for graduate studies. Ben's work has been exhibited in Los Angeles, New York, and across the southeast. Over the past few years, Rollins has worked with publications and organizations such as The Guardian, New York Times, American Cancer Society, and Google, to name a few. Long-term projects have taken him all across the world, where he documents international humanitarian work. Ben currently resides in Atlanta with his wife, three adventurous kids, and an extra friendly golden retriever, Winnie.
Based in Chicago, Illinois
Zoe Rain (American, b. 1993) is a photographer and filmmaker based in Chicago, with over a decade of experience in nearly every subject of the commercial photography field. Zoe’s photography, with an iconic presence and distinguished style quickly gained notoriety, including the cover of Rolling Stone, subway car ads, and Billboards across the country. After being hired as Macklemore’s full time tour photographer, she continued to work with the world’s largest musicians, including Chance The Rapper, Ed Sheeran, Christina Aguilera, Ke$ha and Vic Mensa. Zoe’s high-impact photography and creative direction has been leveraged by some of the largest brands in the industry, including the opportunity of keynote speaker at Apple, as well as industry panels across the country hosted by agencies including Soho, Havas, Leo Burnett.
Zoe’s passion for travel emanated through her photo journalistic projects, involving intimate collaborations with nonprofits such as the Thirty Thirty project & Construction for Change. This work includes Rain’s portraiture series “Woman of Togo”, which has been featured in galleries across the US.
I've been proud to call Florida my home since 2007. It's a weird place and I wouldn't have it any other way.
I am an editorial, commercial and advertising photographer based in Tampa Bay although I often work in Miami, Orlando and elsewhere. I've been fortunate to be a part of a vibrant photo community here in Florida since graduating with a degree in Photojournalism from Western Kentucky University.
After working as a staff photographer for a Ft. Lauderdale based NGO traveling to Central America and the Caribbean, I made my home in Tampa with my wife, Megan, and our two daughters.
When I’m not living the dream, you can find me traveling, scuba or freediving, or some combination of those. I am a professional level member of the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP). My archive is represented by Redux Pictures. Feel free to also check out my portfolios at foundfolios, PDN's photoserve, and Wonderful Machine. I was also fortunate to be part of The Washington Post team that won the Public Service Pulitzer Prize in 2022.
Based in Mexico City, Mexico
Nicole Franco is a Mexican-American documentary and commercial photographer. She studied at the Santa Reparata International School of Art in Florence, Italy and is a graduate of the Academy of Art University. She is a native to California but has spent the last 6 six years based out of Central Mexico. Nicole frequents still to Los Angeles for work. Some clients include Microsoft, San Francisco General Hospital, AVON, El Jimador Tequila, Futerra, The View, ESPN, Driscoll's, The Hospital Infantil Mexico City, Lions Club International, Planet Water, The Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, Los Angeles Times, People en Español magazine, Airbnb, Netflix, and National Geographic.
I am a commercial and editorial photographer who is inspired by human stories. Every story and assignment I shoot is conveyed through that lens of storytelling. I am inspired by the places where life, travel and education combine.
I thrive at the intersection of documentary and commercial – and am equally comfortable shooting corporate lifestyle work as I am shooting images in remote hospitals in the Himalayas foothills.