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photojournalist

James Alan Nachtwey, American photojournalist. Fellow Royal Photographic Society.

Background

Nachtwey, James Alan was born on March 14, 1948 in Syracuse, New York, United States. Son of James Vincent and Jean (Stockton) Nachtwey.

Education

Bachelor cum laude, Dartmouth College, 1970. Doctor of Fine Arts (honorary), Massachusetts College Art, 1997.

Career

Contract photographer, Time magazine, New York City, since 1984;member, Magnum Photos, New York City, since 1986. Teacher International Center Photography, New York City, 1993, 94, 95, 96, Santa Fe Workshop, 1994, Photography at the Summit, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, 1994, 96.

Works

Membership

Fellow Royal Photographic Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: fly fishing, skiing.

Connections

father:
James Vincent Nachtwey

mother:
Jean (Stockton) Nachtwey