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Deanne Fitzmaurice


Deanne Fitzmaurice is a Pulitzer Prize winning documentary photographer and filmmaker based in San Francisco, California. She is most known for her unique ability to go behind the scenes to discover and convey personal, intimate and emotional stories through images. Fitzmaurice, a Nikon Ambassador, is a regular contributor to National Geographic, Sports Illustrated and ESPN. 

In 2011, Deanne's documentary work was a finalist for the Alexia Foundation Grant for World Peace. Deanne's work has also received awards from PDN Photo Annual, American Photography, Pictures of the Year International, NPPA Best of Photojournalism, Communication Arts and the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. Her work is part of the permanent collection at the Newseum, and is also part of their traveling exhibition of Pulitzer winning photographs. Deanne's work has also been exhibited at Visa pour L'Image in Perpignan, France, and with UNICEF Photo of the Year. She has also been a contract photographer for the best-selling Day in the Life books.

Deanne began her career as a staff photographer for the San Francisco Chronicle. When not on assignment, Deanne often lectures and teaches workshops. She is also a co-founder of Think Tank Photo, with her husband, photographer Kurt Rogers.

Deanne is represented by National Geographic Creative and Novus Select.