National Geographic’s Best of 2016

MM8448, Putin Generation

National Geographic Magazine just published a gallery of their 52 best photographs of 2016. The images were selected from 107 stories by 91 photographers and out of over two million photographs. Gerd Ludwig’s opening image of his recent story, The Putin Generation, published in the December issue of the National Geographic Magazine leads the selection. […]

“Sleeping Cars” in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

The internationally respected daily German newspaper, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, dedicated an entire page to Gerd Ludwig’s long-term project and recently published book, “Sleeping Cars” and includes a six-image selection. With over a quarter of a million copies sold daily, FAZ has the widest circulation of any German daily papers. In Los Angeles County there are […]

Sleepless in Myanmar: 10 Days in the Golden Land

I just returned from conducting a photography workshop in Myanmar. This beautiful and serene country has only recently been reopened to outsiders. The workshop was organized by Liza Politi, an incredible producer. She knows how to take care of both her photographers and, most importantly, the workshop participants, so it…

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Macaques on TV

Stefano spoke live at the popular TV show GEO (Tuesday, February 22nd) about his latest work with the Sulawesi crested black macaques shot on assignment for National Geographic Magazine. The story ‘A Fight for Survival‘ is published in the March issue of the Magazine. Recently, the IUCN sets the crested black macaques as among the world’s 25 most endangered primates.


 The interview starts at 01:48:10 – Photo © Marco Colombo

State of Exception

The Sheila C. Johnson Design Center (SJDC) at Parsons School of Design presents State of Exception/Estado de Excepción, an exhibition featuring traces of the human experience of migration, including objects

Macaques on National Geographic!

I took the first images to this rare, and odd-looking, macaque during 2007. Eight years later, I’ve been returned to Indonesia, on assignment for National Geographic, to document the plight of the Sulawesi crested-black macaque (Macaca nigra). Today, I…

Gerd Ludwig on Deutsche Welle

The Long Shadow of Chernobyl

As 2016 came to a close, Gerd Ludwig sat down with Deutsche Welle journalist Lena Nozizwe in his home in Los Angeles for an interview. They first discussed the origins of his connection to Russia and how he began photographing the fall of the Soviet Union and other stories for National Geographic Magazine. The interview […]