photo by Ian Morton

Contact Rosem 
(she/her) (phonetic: rō-Sem)


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Currently: Baltimore, MD
Rosem Morton, born and raised in the Philippines, is a documentary photographer and nurse based in Baltimore, Maryland. She is a National Geographic Explorer, an International Women's Media Foundation Fellow and a We, Women Photo Artist whose work focuses on the intersection of gender, health, culture and resilience. She has been recognized by the Pictures of the Year International, the World Press Photo 6x6 Global Talent, the Visa pour I’image and the Leica Women Photo Project.

Rosem's work appears in The New York Times, National Geographic, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, NPR and CNN, among others. She lectures at events, conferences and universities and has her work exhibited both nationally and internationally.

Select Interviews
Columbia Journalism Review
National Press Club, Journalism Institute
Science Friday Podcast
The Howie Severino Podcast (Philippines)

2022 Leica Women Photo Project Awardee
2022 The 30: New and Emerging Photographers to Watch
2021 Baltimore Sun's 25 Women to Watch
2021 Howard Chapnick Finalist
2021 International Women's Media Foundation Next Gen Fellow
2020 Pictures of the Year Finalist COVID-19 expression
2020 Visa d'or - Daily Press Award at Visa Pour I'image
2020 World Press Photo 6x6 Talent Program
2020 14th Julia Cameron Award: Black and White Category
2020 National Geographic Emergency Fund Grantee    
2020 National Geographic Photography Seminar Speaker
2019 We Women Photo Grantee
2019 National Geographic Explorer
2019 New York Times Portfolio Review
2019 Pictures of the Year Rising Star Scholar

Rosem Morton

Rosem Morton is a documentary photographer and nurse based in Baltimore. Her visual storytelling explores the intersection of trauma, health and resilience.
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