Maggie Steber

Specialty: Photographer

Maggie Steber is a documentary photographer and photo educator who works on humanistic, cultural, and historical projects. She is a contributing photographer to National Geographic Magazine, having produced photographic coverage on stories ranging from the history of the African slave trade to the science of memory and sleep. In 2013, she was named one of eleven Women of Vision by National Geographic. Maggie traveled to Cuba over 40 times in the early 1980s to photograph daily life, and even spent a day at a private barbecue photographing a story for Newsweek Magazine that featured Fidel Castro celebrating the 25th anniversary of his revolution. Maggie's honors include the Leica Medal of Excellence, a World Press Photo first prize, and many others. Maggie exhibits internationally, and her work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Smithsonian Magazine, AARP, The Guardian, and Geo Magazine.

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