Nikon has just added photojournalists Lynsey Addario and Brain Skerry to their Ambassador program.
Lynsey Addario – Addario is most well known for her striking images of global conflicts that depict the humanity of her subjects, and expose the true cost of war. In addition to being a human rights advocate and author, she has also been the recipient of many prestigious awards, including The Pulitzer Prize in International Reporting, the MacArthur Genius Grant and was named one of the top five most influential Photographers of the last 25 years by American Photo Magazine. Addario has also recently published her memoir, “It’s What I Do,” which chronicles her life, balancing the struggles of the toll of conflict, and its effect on her own ambitions. Her work can be seen in The New York Times, National Geographic and Time Magazine. Website / Instagram
Brian Skerry – From warm tropical waters to below the frigid Arctic ice, Skerry’s images creatively bring attention to the diversity and beauty that exists underwater, as well as elevate awareness to issues that threaten these delicate ecosystems. Skerry is well known as one of the world’s premiere photographers of underwater environments and marine life. His work can be seen in National Geographic and other publications. In addition, he has authored five books and has won multiple awards for his unique work. In June of last year, he was appointed as one of five photographers named as a National Geographic Photography Fellow. Skerry is also an advocate for marine conservation, and frequently speaks to various institutions as well as broadcast news programs about the issues facing our oceans. Website / Instagram