Camille Seaman was born in 1969 to a Native American (Shinnecock tribe) father and African American mother. She graduated in 1992 from the State University of New York at Purchase, where she studied photography with Jan Groover and has since taken master workshops with Steve McCurry, Sebastiao Salgado, and Paul Fusco. Her photographs have been published in National Geographic Magazine, Italian Geo, German GEO, TIME, The New York Times Sunday magazine, Newsweek, Outside, Zeit Wissen, Men's Journal, Seed, Camera Arts, Issues, PDN, and American Photo among many others, She frequently leads photographic and self-publishing workshops. Her photographs have received many awards including: a National Geographic Award, 2006; and the Critical Mass Top Monograph Award, 2007. In 2008 she was honored with a one-person exhibition, “The Last Iceberg” at the National Academy of Sciences, Washington DC. Camille Seaman  takes photographs all over the world using digital and film cameras in multiple formats. She works in a documentary/fine art tradition and since 2003 has concentrated on the fragile environment of the Polar Regions.



Captivating Photographs of Storm Clouds by Camille Seaman Show Nature’s Power This is colossal 2018

How Camille Seaman Became a Storm Chaser  Outside Magazine June 2018

A Storm Chaser’s Unforgiving View of the Sky New Yorker 2018

The Lucid Beauty and Vanishing Reality of Polar Ice Sierra Club Magazine June 2018

THE REVOLUTION CONTINUES Andy Warhol's Interview Magazine 2017

CHASING THE STORM the bod edit 2018

Follow These 20 Photographers to Understand the World’s Most Important Issues Artsy 2016

The Future Is Female and These 40 Women Are Proof Outside Magazine 2017

Diary of a Storm Chaser Wall Street Journal 2018

Lightnings, hurricanes, tornados and supercells by storm chaser Camille Seaman Daily Telegraph 2015

The only photos you need to see from the past month Dazed 2018

Icebergs Frozen in Time by a Portraitist  NY Times 2012 

How to Walk in a Beautiful Way in an Age of Climate Change Sierra Club Magazine June 2018

Melting Away: Stunning Photos of Disappearing Icebergs Time Magazine 2014

Polar ice loss 'painful to see' for photographer Camille Seaman CBC 2015

Majestic Images of Icebergs That Won't Survive Climate Change New Republic 2014


Award-Winning Photographer on Chasing America’s Most Wicked Storms RealClearLife 2018

What it’s like to live your life as a storm chaser Dazed 2018

Camille Seaman: All My Ancestors East End Beacon 2018

Photographing the Unbridled Power of a Supercell Storm Atlas Obscura 2018

An otherworldy Arctic landscape, in a beautiful and troubling exhibit  Boston Globe 2018

Brown Arts Initiative Organizes Symposium on Arts and Environment Featuring Leading-Edge Artists, Scientists, & Scholars ArtFix Daily 2018

The Larsen C Ice Shelf Collapse Is Just the Beginning—Antarctica Is Melting  National Geographic 2017

Native American Photographers Unite to Challenge Inaccurate Narratives NY Times 2018


Storm-Chasing Photographer Captures Earth's Power and Beauty Mashable 2013

The Limit Does Not Exist: Camille Seaman On Following The Women Forbes Magazine 2016

Polar regions helped photographer meet 'her planet' University of Delaware 2008

Melting Away: A Decade of Arctic and Antarctic Photography by Camille Seaman Petapixel 2014

The Arctic's devastating transformation MSNBC 2014

The Earth Academy Stanford University John S. Knight Journalism Fellowship 2014

John S. Knight Talk: Camille Seaman video 2014

Lovely Sky Monsters . The Atlantic 2012

A Photographer Documents Climate Change in the Arctic . Discover magazine 2014

Stunning storm clouds CBS News

Photography of extremes  Lansing City Pulse Michigan University Lansing Art Gallery

These Photos Capture a Decade of Change at Earth’s Poles. Smithsonian Magazine 2014

A look back at the stand at Standing Rock (article and video) Reveal News 2017

The Big Cloud by Camille Seaman Luca Bacchetti 2012

We Are Still Here Photo Essay Global Oneness Project

Q&A: Iceberg imager Nature 2012

'Vanishing Ice' Makes Beautiful Bid For Action on Climate Change KQUED San Francisco 2016

'The Big Cloud,' one photographer's obsession with the drama in our skies LA Times 2018

Camille Seaman: photographing the disappearing Arctic The Ecologist 2011

Icebergs by Camille Seaman BBC4 2013

Camille Seaman: We All Belong to the Earth Conversations.org 2013


camille seaman captures the beauty of supercell storms Designboom 2012

CAMILLE SEAMAN Connection and Purpose Lecture Video The Iris Nights Lecture,  The Annenberg Space for Photography, Los Angeles 2010

Expedition photographer Camille Seaman's stunning images of Antarctica shine a spotlight on global warming The Independent 2014

The Most Compelling Photos of Earth National Geographic 2018

A photographers eye on the artic reveals the natural Beauty of ice. Coolhunting 2011


Portrait of a Landscape Earth Island Journal 2014

camille seaman to speak on standing rock  Clark University 2017

Ms. Seaman's sense of ice Der Speigel 2015

Photographing Big, Fluffy, Ominous Clouds with Camille Seaman  The Photoblographer 2013

Camille Seaman’s Epic Nature Photography Trendland 2013

Photography and Nature: Camille Seaman at TED 2013 National Geographic 2013

Finding beauty in violent storms  CNN 2012

We Are Still Here, Camille Seaman’s Portrait Photography from Oceti Sakowin C Magazine 2017

Specialist Carry :: Storm Chaser Camille Seaman Carryology 2017

The Antarctic's Floating Ice Shelves Are Melting At an Alarming Rate  Time Magazine 2015

We must listen to the Dakota Access pipeline protesters, not punish them Mark Ruffalo The Guardian 2016

The Fragile Beauty of Earth's Polar Regions Discover Magazine 2014

Mother Nature: The Omnipotent   Huffington Post 2013

Our Terrible, Beautiful, Powerful Selves Huffington Post 2017

The Constant of Change: Finding Meaning in Storms Huffington Post 2013

Tornado in female US photographer's eyes Global Times China 2012

Art Chronicles Glaciers As They Disappear Smithsonian 2013

Learning from Camille Seaman's stunning photographs Reckonings 2017 John Roosevelt Boettiger

Documenting The Big Melt Medium 2018

Do you speak storm-chasing?  TED.com 2014

Fact-Free Science NY Times 2011 

"Which photographer would you most like to (a) work with and (b) talent spot

a: I love Nadav Kander’s work, and found a strong connection with him when I got to meet him in person at Prix Pictet this year. Would love to do a project with him someday.

b: Camille Seaman. Her iceberg images bring forth grief in a way that speaks volumes to me." Chris Jordan Q&A Telegraph 2011





2013 Stanford Knight Fellow

2013 TED Senior Fellow 2013

2011 TED Fellow 2011

2010 M/V Fram Photographer in Residence in the Svalbard May-July

2010 M/V Fram Photographer in Residence in the Antarctic Peninsula February 2010

2009 M/V Fram Photographer in Residence in the West Greenland August-October

2009 M/V Polarlys Artist in Residence for Hurtigruten, Norway February 2009

2008 M/V Fram Photographer in Residence in the Antarctic Peninsula Nov. 28- Dec.22

2008 M/V Prince Albert II Artist in Residence for Silversea Cruises, Arctic 2008 Season

2007 International Photography Awards

2007 M/V Orlova Artist in Residence for Quark Expeditions, Antarctica 2007/2008 Season

2007 SFCP Review Alumni

2007 Critical Mass Top Monograph Award

2006 National Geographic Award

2006 Eddie Adams Barnstorm Alumni

2006 International Photography Awards

2006 SFCP Review Alumni

2006 Nikon.Net Editor’s Choice Award

2005 International Photography Awards

2004 Photolife Magazine

HP/New Yorker Magazine

Solo Shows

2012 The Last Iceberg: Photographs of Camille Seaman, LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph, Chroma Gallery, Charlottesville, VA June 1-30, 2012

2011 The Last Iceberg: Photographs of Camille Seaman, Corden Potts Gallery San Francisco, CA 3 March-2 April

2010 The Last Iceberg: Luxembourg Exhibition, Abbaye de Neumunster 28 rue Munster, Luxembourg, Grund 25-28 November

2010 The Last Iceberg: Paris Exhibition, 12, rue d’Alger on Nov. 17-25

2009 The Big Cloud & The Last Iceberg, Hans Alf Gallery, Flæsketorvet 26-28, 1711 København V. Through Dec 2009

2009 Photographs of Camille Seaman from the series, The Last Iceberg. Hoopers Gallery, London, UK May 14, 2009 - July 3, 2009

2009 The Last Iceberg: Photographs of Camille Seaman from the series, The Last Iceberg. OpenShutter Gallery, Durango, CO 15 April, 2009 - May 30, 2009

2008 University of Delaware Museum Presents: The Last Iceberg, September 9 thru December 7th 2008

2008 Where There Should be Ice: Photographs of Camille Seaman from the series, The Last Iceberg. Candace Dwan Gallery,New York, New York, May 14 - June 21, 2008

2008 The Last Iceberg, Indiana University South Bend, South Bend, Indiana April 1- May 5, 2008

2008 The Last Iceberg, at the National Academy of Sciences, The Rotunda Gallery, Washington DC March 2 - June 1, 2008

2007 The Last Iceberg, at the National Academy of Sciences, Keck Building, Washington DC December 1, 2007 - March 1, 2008

Group Shows

2012 The Calm Before The Storm: Human Interactions with the Natural Landscape January 30 – May 13, 2012 // Knight Gallery of Light Factory, Charlotte, NC

2012 Portfolio II: Gallery Artists, Corden Potts Gallery , San Francisco, CA , February 2012

2011 To The Ends of The Earth, Adamson Gallery, Washington DC, November 2011


2008 Polar Attractions, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, June 28, 2008 - June 07, 2009

2008 Blue Earth Alliance Group Show, City Hall Lobby Gallery & Anne Focke Gallery, Seattle, Washing ton, April 22-June 9, 2008

2008 Snowbound & The Last Iceberg, Photographic Center of the Northwest, Seattle, Washing ton, January 20-February 27, 2008

2007 Blue Earth Alliance Photo Exhibit: Photographs That Make a Difference, TCC Photo Gallery - Longview, Texas, October 13 – December 31, 2007