Since the late 1980s, Stephen has traveled to dozens of countries, covering social and political change, human rights, and the environment. He has contributed to the New York Times, GEO, TIME, National Geographic and many other publications. Stephen also works as a visual investigator with Human Rights Watch.
Stephen’s work has received numerous prizes in international photographic contests, such as World Press Photo, Picture of the Year and Best of Photojournalism. He has received grants and fellowships from the National Geographic Expeditions Council, the Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation, the Fund for Investigative Journalism, the Alicia Patterson Foundation, the Howard Chapnick Fund, the Knight International Press Fellowship, the Getty Images Grant for Good grant, the Open Society Foundations and the Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund. Visit his website.