Nichole Sobecki

Nichole Sobecki was born in New York and has lived in Nairobi for the past decade. In 2016 Nichole began her body of work Where Our Land Was, which investigates the human consequences of significant environmental change in Somalia. She is currently exploring the vital role the Congo Basin plays in the ecological balance of our planet as a National […]

Raymond Sagapolutele

Raymond Sagapolutele is an Aotearoa-born Sāmoan artist with family ties to the villages of Fatuvalu in Savai’i and Saluafata in Upolu, Samoa. Sagapolutele picked up the camera in 2003 and began a self-taught photography journey that would see him work with editorial publications Back to Basics and Rip It Up as a staff photographer as […]

Sarker Protick

Sarker Protick is a faculty member of Pathshala South Asian Media Institute and Co-curator at Chobi Mela International Festival of Photography.

Dr. Lauren Walsh

Dr. Lauren Walsh teaches at The New School and New York University, where she is the Director of the Gallatin Photojournalism Lab. She is also the Director of Lost Rolls America, a national archive of photography and memory. Walsh’s most recent book is Conversations on Conflict Photography. She is co-editor of The Future of Text […]

Nina Robinson

Nina Robinson is an award-winning documentary photographer and educator based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Her work has been described as tender, cinematic and visceral. It has been featured on international platforms including National Geographic, The New York Times and Time‘s Lightbox. She covers stories in the American South, Midwest, and East Coast. Robinson developed a groundbreaking and […]

Maciek Nabrdalik

Maciek Nabrdalik is a Warsaw-based documentary photographer and a member of the VII Agency since 2009. His primary focus is on sociological changes in Eastern Europe. Maciek’s awards include honors from World Press Photo, Pictures of the Year International, NPPA The Best of Photojournalism, and multiple awards in his native Poland. Nabrdalik’s project on German […]

Alison Morley

Alison Morley is a photography coach, editor and educator. She is chair emerita of the Documentary Practice and Visual Journalism Program at the International Center of Photography. She has taught workshops all over the world and has worked at various magazines and newspapers as Photo Editor, including for The New York Times, Esquire and Life […]

Christopher Morris

Christopher Morris was born in California in 1958 and began his career as a documentary conflict photographer working almost exclusively for TIME Magazine, where he has been on contract since 1990. He has been credited with redefining political coverage in America during his years working at the White House for TIME Magazine from 2000 till […]

Dr. Paul Lowe

Academic Advisor Dr. Paul Lowe is a Reader in Documentary Photography and the Course Leader of the Masters programme in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at the London College of Communication, University of the Arts, London, UK. Paul is an award-winning photographer, whose work is represented by VII, and who has been published in Time, Newsweek, […]

Ron Haviv

Ron Haviv is an Emmy nominated and award-winning photojournalist and co-founder of the VII Agency, dedicated to documenting conflict and raising awareness about human rights issues around the globe. His first photography book, Blood and Honey: A Balkan War Journal, was called “One of the best non-fiction books of the year,” by The Los Angeles […]

Mary Gelman

Curator Mary Gelman is a Russian photographer based in Saint Petersburg. In 2016, she received a BA in sociology, and she graduated from the School of Modern Photography Docdocdoc (Saint Petersburg). She was a participant in various international and local workshops. She works as a photojournalist and teacher. The most important part of her professional […]

Ziyah Gafić

Curator Ziyah Gafić is an award-winning photojournalist and videographer based in Sarajevo focusing on societies locked in a perpetual cycle of violence and Muslim communities around the world. He covered major stories in over 50 countries including conflicts in Chechnya, Palestine, Iraq, Lebanon and Afghanistan. Ziyah’s work received many prestigious awards such as multiple awards […]

Tsar Fedorsky

Tsar Fedorsky is a photographer whose work has been exhibited nationally and published worldwide. She was awarded an Artist Fellowship Grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council in 2015, and was a Critical Mass Finalist in 2015 and 2017. Her first book The Light Under the Door was published in August 2017 by Peperoni Books. Work from this […]

Stefano De Luigi

VII agency photographer Stefano De Luigi currently lives in Paris and started his career working for the Grand Louvre Museum as a photographer from 1989 to 1996. / Le photographe de l’Agence VII Stefano De Luigi vit à Paris. Il a commencé sa carrière en tant que photographe pour le Musée du Louvre de 1989 à 1996.

Ben Brody

Ben Brody is an independent photographer, educator, and picture editor working on long-form projects related to the American wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and their aftermath. He is the Director of Photography for The GroundTruth Project and Report for America. His first book, Attention Servicemember, published by Red Hook Editions and designed by Kummer & […]

Eric Bouvet

Eric Bouvet began his photographic career in 1981 after studying art and graphic industries in Paris. His interest in photography was sparked when, at the age of 8, he watched the first live television images of the Apollo 11 mission landing on the moon. It was then that he realized the importance of news and historic moments, not to mention capturing them on film.

Ben Bohane

Ben Bohane is an Australian photojournalist and tv producer based in Vanuatu in the South Pacific.

Ali Arkady

Ali Arkady is an artist, photographer, and filmmaker from Khanaqin, Iraq. A graduate of Khanaqin Institute of Fine Art, he has been working as an independent photographer since 2006. In 2014 Ali joined VII Photo Agency as part of their VII Mentor Program.

Monica Allende

Monica Allende is an independent curator/artistic director, consultant and educator. She is the Artistic Director of Landskrona Foto Festival, and was GetxoPhoto International Image Festival Artistic Director from 2017 to 2019.