International League of Conservation Photographers
New York, NY, United States
Esther Horvath is a documentary photographer based in New York City. Her projects were published at National Geographic, Audubon Magazine, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Time Magazine, New Yorker Magazine, Stern Magazine, Newsday among others and is photographer of Getty Images and represented by Redux Pictures New York.
She was born in Hungary and received her first degree in economics from West Hungarian University. In 2006 following her passion for photography she studied photojournalism at the Photography School of Nepszabadsag newspaper and also at School of Digital and Analogue Photography in Budapest. In 2007 she moved to Vienna and started to work as a freelance photographer. In 2010 she was awarded as "Photo Artist of the International Association of Photographic Arts" (AFIAP) in Paris and in 2011 “Photo Artist of National Association of Hungarian Photographic Arts” (E-MAFOSZ) in Budapest. In 2012, she moved to New York City in order to attend the International Center of Photography, where she graduated in Documentary and Photojournalism.
2007-2012, her projects have been concerned with cultural documentaries in different Asian countries. Her book "Life with Love" about India was published in 2010. ISBN: 978-3-99003-283-1
2012 - 2015, documentary project "Fire around the clock", she has been documenting the life inside and outside of the fire house of the Special Operations Command of the New York City Fire Department. Book "FDNY Rescue 1" was published in 2015.
2014 - ongoing, documentary project "Baby Giants", she has been documenting the preservation work of the endangered sea turtles by of various biologist and agencies in United States, working together with National Park Service USA, New England Aquarium, Mass Audubon Wild Life Sancuary and Oceanic Society.
2015 - ongoing, "Changing Arctic", documenting the environmental changes and effects of climate change in the Arctic.