Alec Jacobson

Photographer, Writer
Location: Burlington, Vermont, USA
Nationality: American
Biography: Alec Jacobson is a photographer and writer based in Vancouver, British Columbia, who likes to dive deep into slow-moving stories.  Drawing on his studies in Anthropology, French and Arabic at Amherst College, he prefers to be the only... read on
National Geographic Travler: Peruvian Palate
alec jacobson
Mar 26, 2019
Location: cusco, peru
My first feature for National Geographic Traveler just hit the racks!

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I Wrote A Story for National Geographic

By Alec Jacobson — I wrote a story for National Geographic about what will happen next with the Keystone XL pipeline now that..
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Connections to Kith and Kin - The Globe and Mail

By Alec Jacobson / Vancouver — For generations, the Canadian government perpetrated what many refer to as genocide against indigenous..

A-1, The Globe and Mail

By Alec Jacobson / Array — The floral industry is looking rosy after a gloomy 2020 helped sales blossom As the world spiralled and we..
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Featured in Dodho Magazine

By Alec Jacobson — A selection of my photos are featured in Dodho Magazine.   Chasing spirits in Old Mexico by Alec..
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'Zombie' Oil Wells For The New York Times

By Alec Jacobson / Alberta, Canada — For the last couple months, I've been digging into this story.  In Alberta, a backlog of almost..

Outtake From My Everesting Story Runs in The Times

By Alec Jacobson
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Everesting for The New York Times

By Alec Jacobson / Vancouver, BC — I rode my bike up and down Dinky Peak a gratuitous number of times for The New York Times. How to Cycle Up..
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Romanza Gym in Athleta Magazine

By Alec Jacobson — Romanza Gym: spartani e vincenti - Athleta Magazine Romanza Gym: spartani e vincenti. Viaggio visivo nella..

My First Photo In National Geographic Magazine

By Alec Jacobson — Get a taste of Peru’s hot potatoes Industrialized agriculture has threatened the diversity and..
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Langara Photography Masters Lecture

By Alec Jacobson / Vancouver, BC — Tonight, I was supposed to give a lecture at Langara College as part of their Photography Masters Series..

Heading South for The Globe and Mail

By Alec Jacobson / Array — I published a short travelogue and a large spread of pictures in The Globe and Mail about the time that I..

Vancouver Climate Strike

By Alec Jacobson / vancouver

The American Scholar: Works in Progress - Heritage Ranching

By Alec Jacobson / Pueblo, Colorado — I did not make Phi Beta Kappa in college, so I'm particularly tickled that the society's magazine,..

National Geographic: Fishermen fight to survive on the world's second largest lake

By Alec Jacobson / Uganda — National Geographic just published a story that I've been following for quite a while about the..
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