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Alison Wright, photographer, author, speaker. Globally documenting endangered cultures and issues concerning the human condition for editorial, commercial and non-profit clients.

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




Human Tribe: Global Portraits

Photo Archives

Alison’s photographs 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

While international travel is on pause, this is the perfect time to edit and organize your personal photo projects! Receive one-on-one advice from a world-renowned photographer that has published eleven books and bring your photography to the next level. Consulting on personal projects and portfolio review appointments available directly through the studio. Discounts available for those who have previously been in workshops or traveled with Alison on her photo tours.

Public Speaking

Alison is an inspirational public speaker and nominated fellow of the Explorers Club. She has presented her inspirational story and photo lectures to dozens of corporations and schools globally including through the National Geographic Speakers Live Series.

Zoom and livestream events also available.


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

Adventure is Where You Make It: This weekend I Kayaked to the Statue of Liberty

I have to admit there’s been some grieving for the many journeys and lost escapades I haven’t been able to do this year, like being in Bhutan this week, but to kayak to the statue was a first time bucket list challenge for me. Adventure is what you make it- even if it’s in your… Continue reading  

Life Interrupted in New York City: Pandemic to Protests

Life Interrupted in New York City: Pandemic to Protests “A crisis has come to my own city” As a documentary photographer, I am used to a constant schedule of global travel for my photography work. Our lives, the world over, have been interrupted by this pandemic. My travel wings have been clipped for now. I… Continue reading