Louie Palu is an award-winning documentary photographer whose work has appeared in numerous publications, festivals and exhibitions internationally. He has been awarded many accolades including a National Magazine Award, Hearst Photography Biennial, Photojournalist of the Year, Hasselblad Master Award, Alexia Foundation Documentary Photography Grant, Aftermath Grant and is a Bernard L. Schwartz Fellow with the New America Foundation.
Louie's work has been featured in The New Yorker, The New York Times, TIME, Newsweek, The Atlantic, Paris Match, BBC, The Globe and Mail and Sunday Times Magazine. His work is in the permanent collections of the National Gallery of Canada, The Museum of Fine Arts Houston, George Eastman House International Museum of Film and Photography and has been exhibited at the Baltimore Museum of Art. Louie is best known for his long-term studies of the social and political issues of our times which includes a recent 5-year study of the conflict in Kandahar, Afghanistan.
Louie's editorial work is represented by the photo agency ZUMA Press.