- Todd Shapera
United States and Canada
Todd Shapera is a sensitive and worldly photographer.
Todd’s photography and writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Financial Times of London, National Geographic Adventure, Forbes, Fast Company, Saveur, Ritz Carlton Magazine, Gastronomica, DoubleTake, publications of the World Bank, and numerous United Nations and global development agencies. Foundation clients have included the Clinton, Ford, Rockefeller, and Robert Wood Johnson Foundations, the Ecologic Development Fund, and CityYear.
His published work from remote global locations has featured Sri Lankan Tsunami survivors, Peruvian coffee farmers, Himalayan women, Honduran Moskito Indians, and social conservation programs in Central American rainforests. His adventure travel photography includes photojournalism from Patagonia, Siberia's Lake Baikal, canoing Yukon rivers, and backcountry skiing in Wyoming and British Columbia.
In a recent profile, Professional Photographer magazine wrote: "Todd Shapera is driven by a passion to capture the inner beauty and resilience of individuals just about everywhere on earth. He is linking disparate worlds through photography."
Todd has led photography workshops for adults and children at the Omega Institute’s campuses in Costa Rica and Rhinebeck, New York, and at the Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture in Sleepy Hollow, New York.
Todd supports his documentary projects as a lifestyle wedding, Bar Mitzvah, and portrait photographer. He works out of a lower Hudson Valley farm house with his daughter and two shelter labs.