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Hannah Reyes Morales is a Filipina photographer and National Geographic Explorer whose work documents tenderness amidst adversity. Her photography, both visceral and intimate, takes a look at how resilience is embodied in daily life. Based in Manila, Reyes Morales’ work explores the universal themes of diaspora, survival, and the bonds that tie us together.
Publications include: The Washington Post, The New York Times, National Geographic, Al Jazeera, The Southeast Asia Globe, Newsweek Japan, CNN Philippines, and The Atlantic.
grants / honors / awards
2019 Tim Hetherington Visionary Award
2019 National Geographic Grantee
2019 Joop Swart Masterclass Participant
2019 Royal Photographic Society Margaret Harker medal for 100 Photographic Heroines
2018 British Journal of Photography Ones to Watch
2018 PDN's 30
2018 IWMF Reporting Fellow
2018 6x6 Program, World Press Photo
2017 Chris Hondros Memorial Award (@ Eddie Adams)
2017 National Geographic Explorer Leadership and Development Program
2016 The GroundTruth Project Climate Change Reporting Fellow
2016 SOPA Award for Excellence in Digital Reporting, for Reporting on Human Trafficking at Sea, The Outlaw Ocean New York Times