Ami Vitale is a photojournalist...an extraordinary one. She is a Nikon Ambassador and National Geographic photographer. Ami has traveled to more than 90 countries to document civil unrest as well as the surreal beauty and the enduring power of the human spirit.
Ami is best known for her stunning photography, cultural documentation, and philanthropic endeavors. She has been named Magazine Photographer of the Year and received recognition for her work from World Press Photo, the NPPA, International Photos of the Year, Photo District News, and more. The South Asian Journalists Association presented her with the Daniel Pearl Award for outstanding print reporting on South Asia and her stories have been awarded grants, including the first-ever Inge Morath grant by Magnum Photos. Ami was also awarded for her work in Kashmir and the Alexia Foundation for World Peace.
Vitale’s photographs have been published in major international magazines such as National Geographic, Adventure, Geo, Newsweek, Time and Smithsonian among others. Ami was the subject of a ten-part series on the National Geographic Channel and is a founding member of Ripple Effect Images, a collective of scientists, writers, photographers and filmmakers dedicated to creating powerful stories illustrating specific issues faced by women in developing countries. Vitale lives in Montana, USA - when not travelling.
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