"I have a passion for documenting cultures in transition, from war zones to indigenous people. In spiritual places, I move out of the way and let the power of the place pass through the camera."
One of the world's leading documentary photographers, Chris Rainier is a National Geographic Society Fellow, a contributing photographer for Geographic Adventure Magazine, co-director of the Geographic Society's Enduring Voices Program, and co-director of the National Geographic All Roads Photography Program supporting the photography of Indigenous photographers globally. His images have appeared in numerous publications, including: Life, Time, Smithsonian, Condé Nast Traveler, Outside, The New Yorker, GEO, National Geographic Publications, and The New York Times. His most recent book is Ancient Marks, a documentation of traditional tribal tattooing around the planet.