New York, NY, USA
Michael Magers is a documentary photographer and journalist based in New York City. He is a frequent collaborator with the highly acclaimed team at Roads & Kingdoms and served as the lead photographer on their award-winning books, "Rice Noodle Fish”and "Grape Olive Pig” (as well as contributing to the 3rd book in the series "Pasta Pane Vino") published by Harper Collins/Anthony Bourdain. His images are exhibited both internationally and in the U.S. and have appeared in a wide range of digital and print publications including TIME, Smithsonian, Vogue Italia, Huck Magazine, Outside, The California Sunday Magazine, CNN’s Explore Parts Unknown, Saveur, New York Times - T Magazine (Instagram Takeover), The Guardian.com, and L’oeil de la Photographie. His first monograph, Independent Mysteries, was published by Hatje Cantz in late 2019.
Michael’s work documenting craftsmanship in Japan was named a 2016 Critical Mass Finalist and in 2019, he was shortlisted for the Hariban Award.
2016 - Finalist - PhotoLucida Critical Mass 2016, 2019 - Shortlisted - Hariban Award