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Alison Wright travels to all regions of the globe documenting the human condition for editorial, commercial and non-profit clients.

Alison was named a 2013 National Geographic Traveler of the Year as someone who travels with a sense of passion and purpose.



View from helicopter. Christ the Redeemer statue.

Commercial Work



Tibet girl, Manigango, Kham, Tibet


Photo Archives

Alison’s photographs and video clips are available for editorial and commercial licensing. Please contact the studio directly, browse the photo archives or run a keyword search.

Prints & Exhibitions

All photographs on the website are available as prints. Alison’s images have been collected and displayed internationally. If you are interested in an exhibition in your gallery or would like to acquire a signed limited edition print please contact the studio directly.

Photo Expeditions & Workshops

Alison holds a few select small-group workshops every year. Get one-on-one advice from a world-renowned photographer and bring your photography to the next level.

Join Alison on an exciting photo expedition in Antarctica in 2016.

Public Speaking

Alison is an inspirational public speaker and an honorary member of the Explorers Club. She has presented her captivating story and digital photo presentation to dozens of corporations and schools across the country and abroad.


Sometimes making a photo simply doesn’t feel like enough.

Donations to the Faces of Hope Fund help support the local women and children in communities that Alison has photographed during her travels.

From The Blog

Crisis in the Congo

Africa, DRC, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Goma, Lake Kivu, Hotel Cap Kivu. Global Fund for Women project. The Women's Platform of the Peace, Security & Cooperation Framework Inaugural Grantee Convening. Women discussing what can be done to strengthen women's movements for peace and security development in the region. Focusing on Burundi, DR Congo, Rwanda, Uganda. Emerite tabisha, coordinator ONG AFD in DRC.

When I was recently sent to photograph a campaign against violence in schools in the north Kivu area for the Global Fund for Women I thought that maybe it was a matter of bullying. What I discovered was an alarming crisis in the Congo. Although it is illegal, beating is very common in the schools.… Continue reading  

Jun 1, 2015 - Non-profit

National Geographic Proof

Ballet shoes frozen in ice in the streets of New York City.

I was out running on the crowded streets of New York City when this subtle peach color in slushy snow caught my eye. I stopped and realized it was a pair of ballet shoes fully frozen and embedded in the ice. People were hustling past me with quizzical looks as to why I’d stopped to… Continue reading  

Apr 5, 2015 - Publications