About Anne Holmes

Anne Holmes is a photographer and communications specialist currently based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. She lectures at Canon Imaging Academy, leads private media training workshops, and provides communications consulting services to a wide host of clients.

A classically trained artist, she received a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2003. She moved to Asia in 2005, and has since covered conflict, environmental, and development issues in Africa, the Middle East, and Western and Southeast Asia for press and humanitarian outlets, but also takes on creative and commercial projects.

In 2008 she won 1st place in the Black and White Spider Awards for her photo of a young mine victim in Afghanistan. She was nominated for the 2009 UNICEF Photo of the Year, shortlisted for the 2009 Anthropographia Award, and her multimedia dispatch on the Kenyan Crisis screened at major international photography and film festivals, including NY Photo Festival, and the Geneva Film Festival and International Forum on Human Rights.

She speaks French and English fluently, and has a strong working knowledge of Spanish.

For a selection of publications and clients, see logos and tear sheets below.

Please direct all inquiries to info@thelightbox.net. You can also keyword Search the Archives and license photographs directly through the secure Photoshelter-powered system.

In February 2008, ZDF/Germany and Arte/France aired an exclusive program on Zoom Europa about Anne’s coverage of the Kenyan Crisis. Watch it below.