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Special Project

Special Project
From the 12th Annual Shorty Awards

Hannah Morales

Finalist in Journalist

About Hannah Morales

Hannah Reyes Morales is a documentary photographer from the Philippines who has built an audience by, as she says, capturing "tenderness amidst adversity." Her work is focused on people existing in liminal spaces and difficult situations, depicting "individuals mired in complex situations created by inequality, poverty, and impunity." Hannah’s evocative and captivating imagery has attracted interest, both from traditional media like CNN and on social media. She currently has more than 110K followers on Instagram, where she posts her images with touching background narrative that bring the scene to life.