About Alison


_dsc0197Alison Wright has traveled to all corners of the globe photographing endangered cultures and documenting issues concerning the human condition.  

Wright’s photography is represented by National Geographic and Corbis as well as being published in world-wide periodicals such as National Geographic Traveler, National Geographic Adventure, Islands, Smithsonian, American Photo, Natural History, Time, Forbes, O: The Oprah Magazine, The New York Times,  and the San Francisco Chronicle. She is a recipient of the Dorothea Lange Award in Documentary Photography and a two-time winner of the Lowell Thomas Award Travel Journalism Award.

Her writing and photographs have been published in her books, “Faces of Hope, Children of a Changing World” “the Dalai Lama, A Simple Monk,” and “The Spirit of Tibet, Portrait of  a Culture in Exile” as well as through the Discovery                                                                 Channel Photo Journeys series.