Shaghayegh Farang, center, listens to direction from National Geographic photograher Robin Hammond, left, the students’ mentor for the week. Hammond was preparing the students for their assignment making photos in an informal refugee settlement at the site of a former school in Athens. Photo credit: Kirsten Elstner/National Geographic Photo Camp.

Future storytellers

Robin Hammond mentors the next generation of story tellers: refugees and citizens of Athens.

Through National Geographic Photo Camp, refugees and Greek citizens living in Athens discover ways to tell stories together. Robin Hammond mentors the next generation.

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A prayer’s chance

Robin Hammond photographs the limited mental health options in Ghana as featured in Harper's magazine

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World Press Photo: the story of Hellen

Robin Hammond speaks to World Press Photo about how he sees his role as a photographer and explains to why the image of Hellen was so significant. Robin met Hellen in Juba, South Sudan and his image of her was awarded second prize, singles in the WPP's People category.

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World Bank exhibition

World Bank uses images of love

The World Bank in Washington hosted an exhibition of images from Where Love is Illegal as part of the International Day against

The World Bank in Washington hosted an exhibition of images from Where Love is Illegal as part of the International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia.

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Robin part of Pulitzer finalist team

National Geographic is named 2017 Pulitzer Prize Finalist in Exploratory Reporting for its historic January 2017 ‘Gender’ issue

The 9 Lives series of images taken by Robin, which documented gender issues for nine year olds around the world, was part of National Geographic’s Pulitzer submission on gender.

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Logo News partners with Where Love is Illegal

Logo News partnered with Where Love Is Illegal to speak with members of the Jamaican LGBTQ community to share their stories of survival.

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I am an ally

New campaign to be LGBTQI+ ally

Witness Change's latest campaign: become an ally with the LGBTQI+ community in Jamaica.

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Amnesty International Media Award

Robin Hammond scooped his fifth Amnesty Award for his powerful Sunday Times magazine series on LGBTI stories of discrimination and survival from around the world, entitled ‘Where Love Is Illegal’ at the 2016 Amnesty International Media Awards last week

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My Lagos: The Book (Video)

Robin Hammond’s ‘My Lagos’ introduces us to the colour, energy and chaos of Africa’s largest city. Full bleed colour photographs take us on a journey through bustling Lagos streets and into the homes of the rich, poor, and rising middle class. ‘My Lagos’ opens our eyes to an Africa rarely seen in western media.

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The New Europeans: Voices from a Changing Continent.

The Syrian and other refugees streaming into Europe since 2015 have roiled its politics and tested its tolerance. But they’re just the latest of many waves of immigrants since World War II. Indians in Britain, Algerians in France, Somalis in Sweden are some of the immigrants who are reshaping the continent. Commissioned by National Geographic Magazine, Robin Hammond travelled through Europe to tell the stories of ‘The New Europeans.’

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The New Europeans: National Geographic Magazine Covers.

The Syrian and other refugees streaming into Europe since 2015 have roiled its politics and tested its tolerance. But they’re just the latest of many waves of immigrants since World War II. Indians in Britain, Algerians in France, Somalis in Sweden are some of the immigrants who are reshaping the continent. Commissioned by National Geographic Magazine, Robin Hammond travelled through Europe to tell the stories of ‘The New Europeans.’ See the National Geographic Magazines covers from around the world.

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Stories of courage from Where Love is Illegal

Spend 15 minutes with people around the world who have suffered violence simply because of who they love. Robin talks of bravery, and strength from places where love is illegal.

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Where Love Is Illegal campaign begins!!

Where Love Is Illegal documents and shares LGBTI stories of discrimination and survival from around the world.

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Time Magazine Cover

Robin Hammond's photograph of Ugandan LGBT activist Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera on the cover of Time

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Witness Change

Witness Change is launched!

Robin Hammond launches Witness Change, a not-for-profit organisation producing storytelling on seldom-addressed human rights abuses to transform opinions, open minds, and change policies.

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My Lagos

Robin Hammond's series of portraits of Lagosians shot for National Geographic Magazine embraces the diversity of Africa's most populous city

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My Lagos (video)

Residents of the vibrant African city share what life there means to them on this short video made by Robin for National Geographic Magazine

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Africa’s First City

Bursting with a get-rich spirit that has made Nigeria’s economy the continent’s largest, Lagos is Africa’s first city. See Robin Hammond's story shot for National Geographic Magazine.

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The Next Bread Basket

Can Africa's fertile farmland feed the world? Robin Hammond travels through six sub-Saharan African countries for National Geographic Magazine in search of an answer.

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CONDEMNED: Interview by World Press

Robin Hammond speaks to World Press Photo about his award winning project CONDEMNED

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