About

Dora Somosi is a Hungarian, American photographer, Director of Photography and Visual Consultant living and working in Brooklyn and Old Chatham, NY. She has been taking photos since her youth, inspired by the work of Robert Capa and Diane Arbus, and the Hungarian masters André Kertesz, László Moholy-Nagy, and Brassaï. She has held the prestigious title of Director of Photography at Conde Nast and Hearst Publications, and won numerous American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME), Society of Publication Designers (SPD), American Photography, Photo District News and Art Director's Club awards for her work at GQ, Marie Claire and Vibe Magazines. She has produced a wide range of short form video content, and has been nominated for an Emmy Award. Prior to working in magazines, she worked as an agent for Magnum Photos and Creative Photographers, Inc. Currently, she is The Visuals Director for Tatter.org and on the Board of Directors for W. Eugene Smith Fund. She lives with her husband and two spirited daughters, who inspire her daily.