Celia Talbot Tobin

Celia Talbot Tobin (b. 1983) is a freelance documentary photographer who splits her time between Mexico and New York. A farm kid from central NY state, her work often explores environmental issues surrounding borders, land rights and usage, and the relationships human build with their environment.

Before moving to Mexico City, Celia was based in western Montana while pursuing a master’s in environmental science journalism. She is an alumna of the Eddie Adams Workshop and a member of Women Photograph and The Journal Collectives.

Clients include The New York Times, NPR, Harper’s Magazine, Le Monde, Los Angeles Times, Audubon Magazine, The Intercept, Buzzfeed News, Pacific Standard, CNN, The Telegraph Sunday Magazine and other outlets.

Grants and Fellowships:

National Geographic Society – COVID-19 Fund for Journalists
World Press Photo – Solutions Visual Journalism Initiative Grantee
Institute for Journalism and Natural Resources – Guerry Beam Memorial Grant
International Women’s Media Foundation – Adelante Grantee
Institute for Journalism and Natural Resources – Fellow
Crown of the Continent Environmental Reporting Grant – Recipient
Wassaic Project – Artist in Residence