Lucian Read is a Texas-born New York-based photographer. Since beginning in 2002 he has worked extensively in Iraq and Afghanistan, the High Arctic, Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as the United States and Southeast Asia. He was recognized for his work in Iraq with a 2005 World Press Award. An extensive selection of his work with the US Marines hangs on the walls of the National History of the Marine Corps Museum in Quantico, VA. His photographic work has been published in magazines and newspapers worldwide including Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, Newsweek, Time, US News & World Report, Paris Match, Stern, The New York Times,, and American Photo among others. His video work appears regularly on the Dan Rather Reports program.