Recent Blog Posts
Fascination is Foundational to Connection If there is one thing that seems to drive photographers it is fascination. For some photographers it is a fascination with beautiful landscapes and nature, for others the beauty of architecture or fashion, or even the ability...read more
Ownership vs Passivity - The Language We Use to Frame Our Lives The use and effect of language in our lives has become a point of interest and reflection for me over the last year. It started as an interest in how to help humanitarian organizations communicate more...read more
Warning this is a bit of a rant. It started when I saw a shared post on facebook yesterday that was pure gossip and essentially nothing but social slander. A post that demonized the poor and made generous people out to be the victims of fraud. I would have let this...read more
For christmas this week we took a quick trip to Pai, Thailand. It was the first chance we've had to get away and explore as a family in over a year. We visited the "Grand Canyon of Pai" the first day and the Holy Bamboo Bridge and a small waterfall the second day. I...read more
Documentary photography's obsession with dehumanizing. I am beginning to have a problem with the documentary photography world in general. Not with every documentary photographer, but with the established standards of what is good documentary photography. My problem...read more
I am currently in the process of reading Linch Pin by Seth Godin. As I’ve been reading, one idea keeps hitting me between the eyes. We spend our entire lives learning to and being trained to wait for permission to act. In school we need permission to go to the...read more
I live in the intersection of three worlds; humanitarian photography, nonprofit brand strategy, and the exploration of people, places and culture through photography.
The worlds of humanitarian photography and nonprofit brand strategy are related and intertwined, the pursuit of each fuels my personal growth in the other.
My time spent photographing places, cultures and people provides a creative outlet and testing ground for new techniques and ideas. These personal projects are conceived and pursued in an effort to show the value and equality of the each individual and celebrate the similarities of the human experience around the world.
Bryon Lippincott is a humanitarian photographer, filmmaker and brand strategist working with nonprofit and humanitarian organizations in Asia and around the world. His work is focused on helping organizations communicate the impact of their work by producing stories that portray the courage, value, and spirit of the people they are serving. You can out more about his work with humanitarian organizations at Sharing Dots.org.
To date he has worked on assignment in 11 countries, with over 50 different organizations and individuals, and produced video projects in 6 different languages.