Kirsten Luce

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Kirsten Luce
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Born (1981-11-02) November 2, 1981 (age 40)
NationalityAmerican
CitizenshipUnited States
Alma materThe University of Georgia
OccupationPhotojournalist

Kirsten Luce (born (1981-11-02)2 November 1981) is an American photographer and journalist based in New York City. She currently serves as as contributing photographer for The New York Times and National Geographic[1]. Much of her work focuses on the Mexico–United States border, politics and immigration.

In October 2020, the Natural History Museum, London honored Luce with the Highly Commended distinction and a First Place Award in the 2019 Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards [2] for her work covering wildlife tourism for National Geographic. [3]

Awards

  • 2019 Wildlife Photographer of the Year, First Place [4]
  • 2019 Pictures of the Year International, Award of Excellence [5]
  • 2016 Getty Grant for Editorial Photography [6]
  • 2015 Finalist for National Magazine Awards [7]
  • 2015 Best in Book, Creative Review Photo Annual [8]
  • 2014 New York Press Photographers Association Photographer of Year [9]

References

  1. "Kirsten Luce, Photographer". National Geographic.
  2. "Wildlife Photographer of the Year".
  3. "Suffering Unseen, The Truth Behind Wildlife Tourism". National Geographic.
  4. "Wildlife Photographer of the Year". Retrieved 14 October 2020.
  5. "Pictures of the Year International Awards Announced".
  6. "Getty Images Announces 2016 Editorial Grant Recipients".
  7. "Natinoal Magazine Awards 2015 Winners Announced".
  8. "Passion and Persistence".
  9. "2014 Year in Pictures".

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