Sarah Leen is the former Director of Photography for National Geographic Visual Media. For nearly 20 years before that she worked as a freelance photographer for National Geographic magazine until 2004, when she joined the staff as a Senior Photo Editor. Sarah published 16 stories and produced five covers for the magazine.

Sarah has taught photography and photo editing workshops at the Missouri Photo Workshops, the International Center of Photography in New York City, the Maine Photography Workshops, the Santa Fe Photographic Workshops, and the Palm Beach Photographic Centre.

As the Director of Photography Sarah led the photo and video staff for National Geographic Visual Media, including National Geographic and Traveler magazines, the National Geographic photography studio and the photo engineering department.

In 2019, Sarah Leen founded The Visual Thinking Collective as a community for independent photo editors, teachers and visual managers to serve photographers, media, art and academic institutions, NGOs, and corporate clients in telling their stories in unique, authentic and highly visual ways.

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