Sara Hylton is a Canadian documentary photographer based between Brooklyn, New York and New Delhi, India.
Sara's principal medium is the portrait. She believes that through this documentation she is able to share an exchange with her varied subjects and capture them in their most natural state of being. Resilience, humanity, and the quiet beauty in everyday life guides her work.
Sara completed a post-graduate certificate in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography from the International Center of Photography and also holds a Master of Arts in International Conflict Studies from Kings College London.
Sara has worked for the New York Times, the LA Times, Bloomberg News, the Financial Times, Reuters, Smithsonian Magazine, The Guardian, and American Photo among others. Sara has also worked with several non-profit organizations including the UN, the Gates Foundation, the Danish Refugee Council, Rainforest Alliance, Doctors Without Borders, and the International Rescue Committee among others.
Sara was awarded a Magnum Foundation Fellowship (2015), a Pulitzer Center Grant (2016) and is also a current fellow with the International Women's Media Foundation (2016).Sara is currently in Brooklyn, New York.