Micah Albert Photographer

Info: Bio

Father of Norah and Ethan, husband of Lindsey.

Micah Albert is a freelance documentary photographer represented by Redux Pictures photo agency. Based in northern California, he specializes in and is passionate about difficult-to-access regions in Africa and the Middle East and and often times under-covered, issues.

His clients include The New York Times, National Geographic Magazine, Foreign Policy Magazine, Smithsonian Magazine, Los Angeles Times, BBC, The Washington Post, The Guardian, The Atlantic, Communication Arts, The North Face, Patagonia, British Airways, and many others.

Awards & Honors

2013 - World Press Photo, 1st Place Contemporary Issues

2013 - National Geographic Magazine, 1st Place People

2012 - Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, Grantee

2011 - Smithsonian Magazine, 1st Place Americana

2010 - Winner - Johns Hopkins School of Advanced

International Studies Photojournalism Contest

2008 - PDN World in Focus Winner

2008 - Applied Arts Photo Annual Winner


Under_Covered - PLNU San Diego (2009)

Buried in Dandora: Waste & Livelihood - Apolis Gallery, Los Angeles (2012 - 13)

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston: 2014 - Permanent instalation, Pulitzer Dandora work

World Press Photo - Touring 130 cities internationally (2013)

Lectures, Interviews & Presentations

UN Film Festival (2006)

NPR | Capital Public Radio (2006, 2011, 2012)

NPR | Morning Edition (2009)

NPR | Talk of the Nation (2012)

NPR | KPBS (2009)

Point Loma Nazerene University (2009)

Johns Hopkins University (2009)

Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, Los Angeles (2012)

Counci on Foreign Affairs, Guest Speaker (2012)

World Affairs Council Seattle, Guest Speaker (2014)