" I'm interested in documenting the full spectrum of the human experience:
the struggle and joy, the light and darkness."
Greta Rybus is a full-time freelance photojournalist specializing in
editorial portraiture, travel and documentary photography.
She is currently based in Portland, Maine where she lives with her sweetheart
and her scruffy sidekick, a dog named Murray.
Born in Boise, Idaho, Greta studied Photojournalism and
Cultural Anthropology at the University of Montana. Her first book, Handcrafted Maine, about people in Maine working with art land, and sea, will hit book stores in July 2017.She has a goal to spend one month of every year living and photographing in a new place. She is currently working on an ongoing project exploring how climate change impacts individuals and communities and has worked on the project in Senegal, Panama, and Norway. She has lived in Japan, the Netherlands, the San Juan Islands, Montana, Seattle, the Sawtooth Mountains, and Berlin, Germany.
Upcoming Travel Dates:
Idaho- July 3-12
Mexico- October 28-November 10
Handcrafted Maine Launch: July 19- Blue Hill Books – Blue Hill, Maine
Handcrafted Maine Launch: July 21– Portland Museum of Art – Portland, Maine
Editorial clients include:
the New York Times
the Wall Street Journal
the Boston Globe
the Associated Press
Mother Earth Living
Poets & Writers
the Jewish Daily Forward
Down East Magazine
the National Geographic Channel
Other collaborators and clients:
Maine Farmland Trust
United Way of Greater Portland
Portland Symphony Orchestra
Maine College of Art
Maine Women Magazine