Sarah Meghan Lee worked as a photojournalist for 15 years, first based in Rwanda, Africa, then New Mexico, and for 8 years in Mexico City, covering social, environmental, and human rights issues. Her work has been published in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, The Guardian (London), The Independent(London), Elle, and Marie Claire. Sarah won first place in the 2005 Gordon Parks Photography Competition for a photograph she took in Haiti. While based in Mexico City, she covered land struggles in Guatemala, the 10th anniversary of the Zapatista rebellion in Chiapas, Mexico, public health issues in Haiti, and indigenous universities in the Mosquito Coast of Nicaragua, among many other environmental, human rights, and economic issues. She has taught photography at the Santa Fe Photo Workshops, National Geographic Expeditions, and the University of California at San Diego Extension. Several years ago, Sarah and her husband, Morgan, moved back to Santa Fe to raise their children in the northern mountains of New Mexico, closer to family.
Sarah Meghan Lee
The back roads of northern New Mexico have captivated many famous photographers who engaged with the people, land, and sky of this high desert landscape with a camera in their hands. It turns out that Ansel Adams, Laura Gilpin, Elliot Porter, Edward Weston, among many others, were right — photography is the best way to…