Macduff Everton

Macduff Everton is a photographer based in Santa Barbara, California, who has captured breathtaking landscapes and everyday life in more than 75 countries. He is the author of The Modern Maya Incidents of Travel and Friendship in Yucatán (University of Texas Press).


Everton is a contributing editor at National Geographic Traveler, and his many editorial clients include Condé Nast Traveler, Gourmet, House & Garden, Life, National Geographic Traveler, Los Angeles Times Magazine, The New York Times Magazine, Outside, Smithsonian, and Town & Country. An early champion of his work, Andy Grundberg wrote, “Macduff Everton updates travel photography in the same way that Ansel Adams updated 19th-century photography of the West. He captures strange and eloquent moments in which time, and the world, seem to stand still.”


His work is in the collections of many public and private institutions, including the Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris; Brooklyn Museum, New York; British Museum, London; International Center of Photography, New York; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA; Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland; Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City, Mexico; Museum of Modern Art, New York; and The New York Public Library, New York. Everton exhibits his photos nationally and internationally. Visit him at His work is represented by Janet Borden Inc.