Taylor Weidman is a freelance photojournalist based in Southeast Asia.
Taylor graduated with a Master’s in Photojournalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University. After working at The Christian Science Monitor, Taylor left the States and has covered news stories for a variety of clients internationally. His personal work concentrates on the intersection between development and indigenous cultures.
Taylor’s award-winning work has been published by Geo France, NPR, The Atlantic, The Boston Globe, and many other outlets. He has published three photography books, including Mustang: Lives and Landscapes of the Lost Tibetan Kingdom, with a foreword written by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
Taylor is a co-founder of the Vanishing Cultures Project, an initiative which partners with indigenous groups worldwide to safeguard cultural values and practices. For more information, please visit the website: vcproject.org.