The global award in photography and sustainability

Brent Stirton

Brent Stirton is a South African photographer whose work has been published by National Geographic Magazine, Time Magazine, The New York Times Magazine, GEO, Newsweek, The Sunday Times Magazine UK, Le Figaro, CNN, amongst other respected titles. He works with organisations including the Global Business Coalition against Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria, the World Wide Fund for Nature and Human Rights Watch.

Stirton has received multiple awards from bodies including the Unicef Photographic Awards and the Sony World Photography Award. He has won the Wildlife Photojournalist of the year award from the British Natural History Museum on two occasions, and the National Magazine Award for his work in the Congo for National Geographic Magazine. Brent currently spends most of his time working on long-term investigative projects for National Geographic magazine and GEO magazine, most with a sustainability theme relating to man’s relationship to the environment.