Maggie Steber

Maggie Steber

A Guggenheim Grant Fellow and contributing photographer to National Geographic, Maggie Steber is an internationally known documentary photographer whose work has appeared in major magazines, newspapers and book anthologies as well as national and international exhibitions. She has worked in 70 countries specializing in stories concerning the human condition. Her photographs are included in the American Women Collection at the Library of Congress, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the Richter Library.

Steber was named as one of 11 Women of Vision by National Geographic Magazine, Steber has worked as a picture editor for Associated Press, a contract photographer for Newsweek Magazine, and as the Director of Photography at The Miami Herald. She is a member of VII Photo Agency.

Her photographs are included in the Library of Congress, Richter Collection, and private collections.

Clients include National Geographic MagazineThe New YorkerThe New York Times MagazineAperture QuarterlyFortuneSmithsonianPeople MagazineTime MagazineStern of Germany, Newsweek Magazine, U.S. News and World Report, CARE, Der Spiegel, DU Magazine of Switzerland, Merian Magazine of Germany, The Independent in Britain, and French Geo, as well as many others. She teaches workshops through the Leica Akademie USA as well as at various International festivals.

Archive Exhibitions Featuring Maggie Steber

Katie’s New Face

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

Katie’s New Face takes viewers inside the groundbreaking face transplant that gave a young woman a second chance at life.

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Archive Sessions and Events Featuring Maggie Steber

Sep 192021

The Art Of Pitches & Proposals (ENCORE RECORDING)

Join us in a crash course for tips that cover everything from job searching, responding to proposal requests, crafting the perfect caption and grant submissions, as well as best practices for photo-editing.

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Apr 272019


Join National Geographic’s award-winning photographers and editors as they discuss how they build relationships to create impactful visually led storytelling.

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Sep 202018

The Emotional Journey of Photographing a Face Transplant

Join Maggie and Lynn’s experience documenting the emotional two and a half year journey of Katie Stubblefield, the youngest face transplant patient in the U.S.

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