Taylor Weidman

Taylor Weidman


Taylor Weidman

Taylor is an American photographer working throughout Asia. Most of his editorial assignments cover breaking news and features, while his self-driven work concentrates on intimate, quirky, and overlooked stories.

He has worked for clients including National Geographic, The Wall Street Journal, BBC, CNN, Al Jazeera, GEO, Nature, and others. He is a regular assignment photographer for Getty Images and Bloomberg and his archives are represented by Redux Pictures.

Taylor has a degree in photojournalism from the Newhouse School at Syracuse University. After working at the C.S. Monitor in Boston, he was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to photograph the Loba people of Upper Mustang, Nepal. Taylor has produced long-term projects in Mongolia and the Brazilian Amazon and is currently based in Bangkok and Chiang Mai, Thailand.


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Contact – Chiang Mai Photographer

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Phone: +995 5953 50582



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Growing Up and Growing Old in Georgia’s Abandoned Sanatoriums / Al Jazeera English / September, 2019

The Winemakers Upending 8,000 Years of Tradition / BBC / August, 2019

Invasion of the Stink Bugs / National Geographic / May, 2019

The Forgotten Victims of Georgia’s Civil War / New Humanitarian / May, 2019

Comic, Billionaire, Comeback Queen Vie in Ukraine Election / Bloomberg / March, 2019

Chinese Money Driving One of Asia’s Fastest Property Booms / Bloomberg / September 2018

Once Written Off as Dead, Aral Sea is Now Full of Life / National Geographic / March, 2018

Climate Change in the Irrawaddy Delta / Terre Sauvage / January, 2018

Cremation of the Thai King / Bloomberg / October, 2017

Mongolia’s Killer Winters / South China Morning Post / April, 2017

Mongolian Reindeer Herders Fight to Protect Way of Life / BBC / March, 2017

How Mongolia Conquered Japanese Sumo / Wall Street Journal / November, 2016

Living in Yangon Central Train Station / Al Jazeera / December, 2016

Mongolians Face Climate Change Collectively / Al Jazeera and IRIN / October, 2016

Inside Myanmar’s Ruby Mines / Bloomberg / May, 2016

Living in Bangkok’s Airplane Graveyard / Getty Images / October, 2015

Thailand’s Transgender Kickboxer / Getty Images / September, 2015

Drilling for Black Gold in Myanmar / Getty Images / August, 2015

HeroRats Detect Mines and Save Lives in Cambodia / Getty Images / July, 2015

Nepal Earthquake / Getty Images / May, 2015

China’s Butler Academy / Getty Images / September, 2014

Indigenous Groups Struggle in Shadow of Brazil’s Megadams / BusinessWeek / February, 2014

Moken Sea Nomads / Yahoo! News / October, 2013

Mongolia: Nomads No More / Boston Globe / April, 2012


Video – Chiang Mai Photographer

The Winemakers Upending 8,000 Years of Tradition / BBC / August, 2019

The Kazakh Teen Keeping People Safe / BBC / March, 2018

Mongolian Reindeer Herders Fight to Protect Way of Life / BBC / March, 2017