Mario Tama

Mario Tama

Mario Tama was a freelancer for the Washington Post and Agence France-Press, before joining Getty Images as a staff photographer in 2001 and has since covered global events including September 11, the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, the funeral of Pope John Paul II and Hurricane Katrina. His work on Baghdad’s orphans was exhibited at Visa Pour L’Image in France and his photographs from Hurricane Katrina were featured in National Geographic, Newsweek and newspapers worldwide. In 2008 he was nominated for an Emmy for his documentary work on Coney Island and won Cliff Edom’s New America Award for his work in New Orleans, amongst numerous other honors.

Archive Sessions and Events Featuring Mario Tama

Sep 282014

BagNewsSalon: Reading Key News Photos of 2014

Our distinguished Photoville panel will discuss ten key images that have appeared in 2014, including photos by Todd Heisler on immigration on “The Way North,” and Mario Tama on his extensive coverage of Brazil and the World Cup.

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Sep 272014

Testament: Chris Hondros

Directors of the Chris Hondros Fund and co-editors of Testament, a collection of Hondros’s writing and photography which was published this year will discuss Hondros’s life and work.

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