Stephen Digges has been a working as a photographer, cameraman and educator for the past 12 years throughout the world. During his career, he has won the photographic award, World Conference on Racism Exhibition, Johannesburg, S.A. with his series: "Drug Testing on Death Row Inmates: IMPEC Prison. Tumaco, Colombia."
He has contributed to major broadcasting corporations such as Aljazeera English (Fault Lines), VPRO Netherlands (Metropolis), NY Times ( Lens Blogs ) and other major, editorial publications and broadcasters.
Now based in Seoul, Korea - Digges was formerly based in Nairobi, Kenya for 10 years, then New York City for the past three. He continues to cover numerous topics that have related to humanitarian crisis and conflict. Throughout his career he has shot both video and photography in places such as Colombia ( UNDP ), Chechnya ( UNHCR ), Somalia ( CARE Somalia ), Liberia ( Corbis News ), Iraq ( Le Monde ), Uganda ( GNV News Netherlands ), Democratic Republic of Congo ( GNV News Netherlands ), and Kenya ( Aljazeera ).
Educated at Parsons School of Design and the Toscanna Photographic Workshops, in 2000 he received his Bachelors with honors from Parsons and The New School in Photography and Computer Animation. He is currently a photographer / filmmaker, video journalist and an active volunteer for the Journalists in Schools ( JiS ) program in New York, as well as instructed students for the Digital Photo Academy ( DPA ) in both New Jersey and New York.