Marcus Yam

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Marcus Yam is an Emmy award winning photographer based in New York City. He is a regular contributor to The New York Times, and has worked at half a dozen newspapers before moving to New York. Prior to telling stories with photographs, Marcus learned to tell them with formulas, schematics, flowcharts, illustrations and 3D modeling, as an aerospace engineer. Enter career change. As a photojournalist, Marcus is interested in social issues that shape the American experience: immigration, poverty, citizenship, marginalization, provincialism and faith.

Posts by Marcus Yam:

Photographers on Social at the DNC

DNC coverage

Many of the finest photographers and visual storytellers have made their way to the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia this week, we thought it’d be great to share the social networks of those photographers so you can follow along.

Photographers on Social at the RNC

RNC coverage

So many of the finest photographers and visual storytellers have made their way to the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland this week, we thought it’d be great to share the social networks of those photographers so you can follow along.

Photo Brigade Podcast #34 with Marcus Yam

Marcus Yam

On this episode Robert chats with Marcus Yam, a resident photojournalist at the Seattle Times and Emmy-award winner, about everything from business, graduate school, current projects, and inspiration in the industry.

Photo Brigade Holiday Photo Gift Guide 2012

holiday gift guide

It’s that time of the year again! Time to make your photographic gift list in hopes that Santa will bring you everything your camera bag desires. Also, it’s a great time to get your last-minute shopping in before the end of the year so you can deduct the purchases on your taxes!

In My Bag – by Marcus Yam

Marcus Yam's Gear

Emmy award winning photographer Marcus Yam shares the contents of his camera bags.