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Susan Seubert

Award-winning travel and editorial photographer Susan Seubert has photographed more than 30 feature stories for National Geographic Traveler. Her subjects range from Canada to the Caribbean and from Europe to Asia and beyond. Based in Portland, Oregon and Maui, Hawaii, Susan travels throughout the world shooting a variety of subjects and capturing a sense of place through her wide-ranging imagery. She has worked in Europe for National Geographic Traveler magazine and joined numerous National Geographic Expeditions over the years, from Alaska to Antarctica. 

Most recently, Seubert has been participating as a travel expert in a series of workshops hosted by the University of Southern Denmark, where she, along with her academic colleagues, try to solve the issues surrounding sustainable travel in the polar regions. Susan’s in-depth knowledge of digital technologies and her multimedia skills keep her at the cutting edge of visual storytelling, and her work has been recognized by Columbia University's Alfred Eisenstadt Award and the North American Travel Journalists Association for excellence in photography. She also lectures regularly at such institutions as Harvard University and the Portland Art Museum.