Maria Litwa is a German documentary photographer and multimedia reporter with Polish roots, born in 1982.
Beyond her self-initiated projects she works for various editorial and corporate clients and NGOs, mainly doing portraiture and reportage assignments.
She has worked in Iraq, Bangladesh, Israel, Gaza, Yemen, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Hungary, Nicaragua and Costa Rica.
In 2013 her multimedia story 'Inside Geneva Camp' was broadcast on German TV and featured in the online magazine of The Inge Morath Foundation/Magnum Photos.
Currently Maria is based in Cologne and represented by the photo agency laif.
- Breaking news
- Military embed
- Video capture
- Video editing
Water Gypsies - Bangladesh
Seven percent of the area of Bangladesh is covered by water. The rivers and canals are the original living environment of the Muslim river nomads called Bedes, sloppy water gypsies. Due to the rising water levels caused by climate change and the increasing constructions of dams and locks, it got too dangerous to navigate the rivers. Step-by-step the Bedes move to solid ground.