Kirsten Luce

Kirsten Luce is an independent photojournalist based in Brooklyn, NY. She is a regular contributor to The New York Times and National Geographic. She is best known for her documentation of immigration and law enforcement on the US/Mexico border and a cover story for National Geographic looking at the dark side of wildlife tourism.

She began her career at the American newspapers The Monitor in McAllen, TX, and The Birmingham News in Alabama and remains a huge proponent of community-based journalism.

She was an adjunct assistant professor of photojournalism at Columbia University from 2013-2017 and she has taught photojournalism at Foundry Photojournalism Workshops and National Geographic Photo Camps around the world.