Photographer Maggie Steber: Earning trust
Before photographing subjects, Steber is always sure to sit down and speak to them first. Regarding that relationship between photographer and subject, she feels that "it's a collaborative effort on both our parts." Steber believes that she takes more successful photographs through intimate and mutual interaction with her subjects.
Maggie Steber's work appears regularly in National Geographic Magazine, The New York Times, Smithsonian, The Guardian of London and many other American and European publications. Her photographs are included in numerous museum and private collections including the Library of Congress. She has served as judge for World Press Photo Foundation and the Alicia Patterson Foundation as well as for other photographic and competitions.
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