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Krista Rossow

For more than a decade, Krista Rossow has worked as a photographer, photo editor and educator for National Geographic. She began her career at National Geographic Traveler magazine, where she used her photo-editing skills to shape compelling stories from world-class imagery. As a freelancer as well as a contributing photographer for Traveler, Krista has documented stories on every continent—from Costa Rica and Morocco to New Zealand, Japan and more. Her work has appeared in national media and publications, such as NPR, Afar, Outside and The Washington Post.

Krista travels with National Geographic Expeditions teaching photography around the world–from the Galápagos Islands, Patagonia, and Peru to Alaska, Antarctica, and the Arctic. She sees the camera as a tool for understanding new cultures, meeting the locals, and exploring the natural world. Her images are represented by National Geographic Image Collection.