Esther Horvath is a Fellow at International League of Conservation Photographers, iLCP. She is a documentary photographer based in New York City. She publishes at National Geographic, Audubon Magazine, Stern Magazine, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Time Magazine, New Yorker Magazine, Newsday among others and is photographer of Getty Images and represented by Redux Pictures New York.
She focuses to document the effects of climate change in the Arctic, following closely the work of multiple research institutes involved in developing new research projects that will better understand the changing arctic landscape.
Her other ongoing documentary project focuses on the conservation work of the critically endangered Kemp’s Ridley and other endangered sea turtles. She works with governmental and non-profit organizations, biologists, scientists and volunteers all across the United States.
Her conservation photography goals are to document the work of scientists and organizations that are involved in important environmental issues, to raise awareness on international level, to educate world communities and tell the best story possible through images, in order to help make a difference in how people understand what actually is occurring.
She was born in Hungary and received her masters in economics from West Hungarian University. In 2006 following her passion for photography she studied photojournalism at the Photography School of Nepszabadsag newspaper and also at School of Digital and Analogue Photography in Budapest. In 2007 she moved to Vienna and started to work as a freelance photographer. In 2010 she was awarded as “Photo Artist of the International Association of Photographic Arts” (AFIAP) in Paris and in 2011 “Photo Artist of National Association of Hungarian Photographic Arts” (E-MAFOSZ) in Budapest. In 2012, she moved to New York City in order to attend the International Center of Photography, where she graduated in Documentary and Photojournalism.
You can view her beautiful work on her website.