Taylor Weidman is a freelance photojournalist based in northern Thailand. His work has been published by TIME, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Businessweek, BBC, The Guardian, GEO, Der Spiegel, and others.
Taylor graduated with a degree in Photojournalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University. After working as a contract photographer for the C.S. Monitor, he was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to photograph the Loba people of Upper Mustang, leading to the publication of Mustang: Lives and Landscapes of the Lost Tibetan Kingdom, with a foreword written by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Taylor has produced long-term projects in Mongolia and the Brazilian Amazon and currently lives in Chiang Mai working as a freelance photographer shooting news and feature assignments throughout Asia.
Taylor is a co-founder of the Vanishing Cultures Project, an initiative which partners with indigenous groups worldwide to safeguard cultural values and practices. For more information, please visit the website: vcproject.org.