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karen haberberg bio

BIO

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I am an award winning published author, educator and artist. My work has been showcased at various galleries and featured in numerous major publications including The ICP, and I have been featured in numerous publications including: The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Daily News, Huffington Post, Time Out NY, Daily Mail, Cosmopolitan, New York Family, among others. In addition, I have appeared on NY1 News, ABC News and Good Morning America as a photography expert.

 

I have curated exhibitions and collaborated with iconic photographers including Annie Leibovitz, Elliot Erwitt, Joyce Tenneson, & Bruce Davidson while serving as the Director of Photography at the JCC in Manhattan. I continue to teach photography and lecture at the 92y, NYU, Rutgers Medical School, and various health care organizations across the country. I serve on the board for Children’s Neuroblastoma Cancer Foundation and American Society for Media Professionals.

 

I am available for assignments, commissions, photography workshops, and print sales.

Ogilvy  |   Johnson & Johnson  |  Janssen  |  United Nations  |  Cancer Research Institute  |   Boerhinger Ingelheim   |  Global Genes   |   Orogold   |   Christian Dior   |   Lexus   | Columbia Labs  |  Exarta  |  Evoke Health  |  Alexandria Labs  |  Ted Baker   |   Sound Healthcare   |   Global Gateway Advisors   |  Twist   |  Moving Pictures   |   Epilepsy Awareness   |   Tays Sachs Foundation  |    Match.com   |    Lyfted   |    Counsyl   |  Casual Films  |   Allison Garcy Interiors   |  Nora Speer Designs   |  Roart  |   Jenn Brown Consulting   |   Hach and Rose   |   New York Family Magazine   |   Rejuvitas  |  Spirituality and Health Magazine  |  Health, Mind & Body  |   Rare Revolution  |   Fit Pregnancy  |    NY Baby  |   Wall Street Journal  |  

AWARDS

COMMUNICATION ARTS FINALIST
ANNUAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS
JULIA MARGARET CAMERON AWARDS
Nature & Seascapes: Runner Up
Seascapes: Honorable Mention
Nightscapes: Honorable Mention
Architecture & Interiors: Runner Up
Architecture & Interiors: Honorable Mention
Culture & Daily Life: Honorable Mention
ND AWARDS: Architecture & Interior - Honorable Mention
NYC FOR PHOTOGRAPHIC ART: Jurors Selection
INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS: Jury Top 5 Selection
EXPERTISE AWARD: Best Portrait Photographer in NY
JULIA MARGARET CAMERON AWARD: Single Winner — Landscape photography
JULIA MARGARET CAMERON AWARD: Honorable Mention - Landscape
JULIA MARGARET CAMERON AWARD: Honorable Mention - Nature
INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD: Honorable Mention - Book: An Ordinary Day — Kids With Rare Genetic Conditions
HUMAN RELATIONS AWARD: Gold Winner - An Ordinary Day
EXPERTISE AWARD: Best Portrait Photographer in NY
INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD: Aerial Photography
GOODREADS: Best Photo Book - An Ordinary Day
BEST OF 2019 MANHATTAN: Portrait & Event Photographer Award
PROFESSIONAL WOMEN PHOTOGRAPHERS: Honorable Mention 
EXPERTISE AWARDS: Best Portrait Photographer in NY
RED TRICYCLE AWARDS: Family Photographer

PRESS

ABC: Good Morning America: How to take great portraits
NY1 NEWS: Book raises awareness of rare diseases
ABC News: Project Believe featured
OUT OF BOUND RADIO: Interview 
HUFFINGTON POST: Photographer Highlights Genetic Conditions in Stunning Photos.
THE FORWARD: Women capturing Women exhibit
PDN PHOTO OF THE DAY: The Ordinary Lives of Kids with Genetic Diseases
COSMOPOLITAN: Powerful Photos of Series of Kids
FEATURE SHOOT: Photographer Captures A Day in the Life
RARE DISEASE REPORT: Interview
DAILY MAIL: Powerful Intimate photos show what it's really like to raise kids with diseases.
REFINERY 29: Photos Challenge How We look at Special Needs
TODAY PARENT: Kids with Rare Conditions
POPSUGAR: Mom on a Mission to Photography Kids with Rare Conditions
PATIENT WORTHY Photography Captures Daily Life of Rare Families with Dignity & Grace.
NY FAMILY MAGAZINE: An Extraordinary National Press Photo Association: Book Review
MODERN MET: Powerful Photos
MYRIAD HEALTH
RED TRICYCLE: Virtual Photo Shoots During a Pandemic
PHMUSEUM: An Ordinary Day Book Review
NPPA: The Voice of National Journalists
OUT OF PATIENTS PODCAST: Children with Rare Disease Interview

ABOUT ME

 MY FIRST TRAVEL PHOTO SHOOT, AGE 10 

I love meeting and learning about people. I allow people to be vulnerable, authentic and free to express who they are in front of my camera. We are multidimensional, full of beauty, remorse, vulnerability, fear, happiness, and love. Documenting emotions is what excites me as photographer, and a human being, and it is how I connect to the world around me. Balancing getting “the shot” while making people feel safe is what makes my work stand out.

 

Each year I choose a personal project to work on in hopes of raising awareness for certain social causes including Transgender youths, Holocaust survivors, how social media is effecting teens, the stress gun violence is causing our youth and living with rare diseases.

 

My Night and Aerial Photographer gives me a chance to escape the everyday minutia and see the magic in our world. My happy place is with my camera photographing the milky way, feeling small, humbled and invigorated by the images I am making.

 

Check out my travel website at karenhaberbergtravel.com 

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