Micah Albert

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2013, 1st prize singles singles, Contemporary Issues

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 and the ensuing, and often times under-covered, issues.

He received his B.A. from Point Loma Nazarene University’s Keller Visual Art Center in Graphic Communications in 2002. Since 2005, Micah has worked on documenting projects including the global food crisis in Yemen, Dinka cattle camps in South Sudan, insecurity and unrest in Darfur refugee camps in Chad, marginalized Kurds living in Syria, undocumented refugees living in Jordan, gender-based violence in rebel-controlled territories in DR Congo, post-election unrest in Kenya, and overfishing practices in Tanzania.

His clients include The New York Times, Smithsonian Magazine, BBC, The Washington Times, National Geographic Traveler, and many others. He currently lives in Sacramento, California with his wife and daughter.

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WORLD PRESS PHOTO INVOLVEMENT

Winning images by location

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2013, Contemporary Issues, 1st prize singles
http://www.worldpressphoto.org/awards/2013/contemporary-issues/micah-albert

An interview with American photographer Micah Albert about his 2013 award-winning portrait "At the Dandora Dump".

See all 2013 World Press Photo Contest winners: worldpressphoto.org/awards/2013