Kholood Eid is a Palestinian American documentary photographer, filmmaker and educator based in New York City and Seattle who is known for her intimate portraiture. In 2020, she was a recipient a Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, alongside colleagues, for The New York Times investigative series ‘’Exploited.’’
Her work explores the depths of vulnerability, the strength in survival, the beauty in adversity and the intersectionality of identity through blending conceptual and reportage practices. In 2023, she launched Wet Nose Pawject—a dog portrait business—to incorporate more levity in life and have an outlet for her obsessive love of dogs.
Clients include The New York Times, National Geographic, TIME and The New Yorker among other publications and she has taught at Columbia University, New York University and the Bronx Documentary Center.