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Photograph by Francesco Zizola / NOOR

Independent Photography Professional

Claudia Hinterseer (The Netherlands, 1975) is a passionate facilitator in the international field of Photojournalism and Visual Storytelling. 

She is the Founder and former Managing Director of NOOR, the prestigious international documentary photo agency and foundation.

Previous to founding NOOR, Hinterseer worked for over six years at the World Press Photo Foundation. First in Communications, later as Coordinator of Educational and Exhibition Projects around the globe.

Hinterseer currently chairs the Jury Panel of the Dutch National Photojournalism Contest De Zilveren Camera. She’s a Picture Editor at Dutch quality newspaper NRC Handelsblad, while continuing to teach visual literacy workshops, manage photography events and projects and consult in the photography world.

She has an academic background (MA) in Visual Anthropology and is part of the post-graduate program at THNK, The Amsterdam School for Creative Leadership.