Diana Markosian

documentary photographer, Russia/USA visit website

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Diana Markosian was born in Russia and grew up in California, USA. 

She is a documentary photographer who recently relocated to Yangon, Burma. Her reporting has taken her from Russia’s North Caucasus mountains, to the ancient Silk Road in Tajikistan and overland to the remote Wakhan Corridor in northeastern Afghanistan.

Diana’s images have appeared in Foreign Policy, Marie Claire, The New York Times, The Sunday Times, Time.com, and World Policy Journal amongst others.

A diverse range of organizations including The Magnum Emerging Photographer Fund, Reuters, Columbia University, the National Press Photography Association, has recognized her work. Diana holds a Master of Science from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. Diana is a featured contributor of Reportage by Getty Images.



Winning images by location


2013 Joop Swart Masterclass participant Diana Markosian discusses her photo story, My Father, The Stranger.
See the photo story here: http://www.worldpressphoto.org/academy/jsm2013/diana-markosian