About Taylor Weidman


Taylor Weidman is a freelance photojournalist based in Southeast Asia.

Taylor graduated with a Master's in Photojournalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University. After working at The Christian Science Monitor, Taylor left the States and has covered news stories for a variety of clients internationally. His personal work concentrates on the intersection between development and indigenous cultures.

Taylor’s award-winning work has been published by GEO France, NPR, The Atlantic, Businessweek, and many other outlets. He has published three photography books, including Mustang: Lives and Landscapes of the Lost Tibetan Kingdom, with a foreword written by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

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.



The Atlantic, GEO, Businessweek, The Wall Street Journal, NPR, The Boston Globe, MSN, The Christian Science Monitor, Focus (Italy), The Huffington Post, Emaho Magazine, News Photographer Magazine (NPPA), Public Radio International, The Sacramento Bee, Business Insider, Lens Magazine, Asia Society, The Seattle Globalist, Asia Sentinel