Ashley Gilbertson is an Australian photographer and director residing in New York City. Ash’s work on the South China Sea
was nominated for an Emmy in 2014, and in the years of covering the war in Iraq and it’s aftermath Ash earned critical acclaim from, among others, the Overseas Press Club which awarded Gilbertson the Robert Capa Gold Medal and an Ellie from the American Society of Magazine Editors.
His first book, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
, was released in 2007 and became a best seller on Amazon. Gilbertson’s second book, Bedrooms Of The Fallen
, a collection of photographs depicting the intact bedrooms of service members killed in Iraq and Afghanistan, was released in 2014.
In addition to working as an assignment photographer, Gilbertson works on multimedia films, group projects with his colleagues at VII, frequently lectures at museums and universities globally and travels internationally photographing stories.