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The International Meeting Place


Stephanie Heimann

Photo Director
New Republic, New York, NY, USA

Stephanie Heimann is the Photo Director for the New Republic. She is recipient of the 2017 Magazine Picture Editor of the Year award from the National Press Photographers Association. A veteran photo professional with specializations in international topics such as news and the environment, Heimann has worked with many international and domestic editorial titles including Newsweek, Fortune Small Business, Scientific American, and New York Magazine, and was Al Gore’s photo editor on his book Our Choice, the sequel to An Inconvenient Truth. She spent almost ten years as an expatriate in Hong Kong, Moscow, and Europe, where she began her career as a photo editor and photojournalist covering post-Soviet culture and the first war in Chechnya. She is the founder of the non-profit Fovea Exhibitions, where in a volunteer capacity she oversees photojournalism exhibits on topical and social issues.

Heimann has a special interest in long-term documentary projects, as well a wide array of photography genres including photojournalism, artistic narratives, conceptual still life, and portraits. Many photographers she has met through portfolio reviews have been hired, published, or exhibited within the various projects she is engaged in.

She is not interested in seeing nudes or fashion photography. 

Session One

The International Meeting Place

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