Documentary Photographer, National Geographic

Hannah Reyes Morales

Hannah Reyes Morales is a Filipina photojournalist whose work focuses on individuals mired in complex situations created by inequality, poverty, and impunity. This includes photographing human trafficking at sea for the New York Times, reporting on war crimes against Cambodians for Al Jazeera America, and documenting changing indigenous cultures in the Philippines for a grant from National Geographic. Recently, through a grant from the GroundTruth Project, she documented the lives of displaced Filipina women who wound up in the sex trade after frequent typhoons. She is a recipient of a SOPA award for excellence in digital reporting for her work in the Outlaw Ocean series for the New York Times. She is currently based in Manila and travels around South East Asia.