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Biography:

Scott preparing an exhibit in 2005.
Photo by Sheila Stumph.

Scott Langley is a free-lance photojournalist and political community organizer, currently based in Ghent, New York (upstate near Albany). From 1996-2000, he was a Texas press photographer for various media outlets in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Since 2000, he has since been an independent photojournaist in the states of Massachusetts, New York and North Carolina.

Scott Langley's photography work has been wide spread throughout the world in recent years. Scott’s work has appeared in the Boston Globe, on the Associated Press wire, the Reuters wire, CNN.com, ABC.com, the Washington Post, PBS, Essence Magazine, Amnesty International publications, and much more.

In addition to news print media, Scott's work has appeared in magazines, books, almanacs, theater productions, documentary movies, TV commercials, on t-shirts, and in calendars.

The focus of his work is on documentary photography, including events, weddings, political activism, visual sociology and news photojournalism.

Since 2005, his major documentary project on the death penalty has been exhibited by Amnesty International in Germany, Denmark, Norway, the UK at Harvard University in Massachusetts, Cornell University in Ithaca, NY and in Washington DC. Additionally, Scott travels around the country showing his photos and giving talks about various human rights issues.



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Exhibits & Presentations: [back to top]

Photo Exhibitions (in print)

  • [scheduled]Harrisburg, PA (January 22, 2009)
  • [scheduled]Florida State University (March 2009)*

  • F.U.E.L. Collection Gallery - Philadelphia, PA (November 2008)
  • Elon University - Elon, NC (November 2008)*
  • New Mexico (November 2008)
  • Norway (October 2008)*
  • East Pilsen Artists' Open House - Chicago, IL (September 2008)
  • Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism, Brandeis University - Waltham, MA (September 2008)
  • Robinson College - Cambridge UK (May 2008)
  • St. Mary's High School - Lynn, MA (April 2008)
  • The Treatment Rooms - London, UK (April 2008)
  • Emory University, Human Rights Week - Atlanta GA (March 2008)
  • Firehouse 13 Art Gallery - Providence, RI (March 2008)*
  • Northampton High School - Northampton, MA (March 2008)*
  • Lucy Parsons Center - Boston, MA (February 2008)
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, NC (February - May 2008)

  • 4WardEver Campaign Event - Birmingham, UK (September 2007)
  • North Dakota Human Right Coalition Conference - Fargo, ND (October 2007)
  • Texas Lutheran University - Krost Symposium on "The Creative Journey: Art and Activism" (October 2007)
  • University of Jena – Jena, Germany (May 2007)*
  • Cornell University Law School – Ithaca, NY (March 2007)
  • Philadelphia Free Library – Philadelphia, PA (March 2007)
  • Cardinal Gibbons High School – Raleigh, NC (February 2007)

  • Dresden, Germany (December 2006)*
  • Leipzig, Germany (October 2006)*
  • United Methodist Building – Washington DC, (June-July 2006)
  • Southern Illinois University – (Winter 2006)
  • Amnesty International Art Show – Copenhagen, Denmark (December 2005)*
  • Harvard University Divinity School – Cambridge, Massachusetts (October 2005)
  • Media Center – Ratingen Germany (April 2005)*

* = hosted by Amnesty International

Presentations and Lectures (in person)

  • Invited speaker at the Northern Interscholastic Press Association (NIPA) convention in South Dakota (September 2008)
  • Speaker at Emory Universityin Georgia for Human Rights Week (March 2008)
  • University of North Carolina's Performing Arts guest speaker (February 2008)
  • Featured presenter, Gustafson Lecture – University of North Carolina at Pembroke (April 2007)
  • Keynote address, Honors College – University of North Carolina at Pembroke (April 2007)
  • University of North Carolina (April 2007)
  • Arts and Human Rights Panel, Duke University – Durham, North Carolina (April 2007)
  • Germany – various cities and universities (May 2007)
  • Invited keynote speaker, Lifelines Conference – London (October 2006)
  • Arlington Democratic Party – Arlington, Texas (July 2006)
  • Amnesty International North Carolina Conference – Chapel Hill (February 2006)
  • Amnesty International Regional Leadership Meeting – Germany (April 2005)
  • Germany – various cities and universities (April 2005)
  • Amnesty International North Carolina Conference – Greensboro (February 2005)


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Recent Publications: [back to top]

  • CNN website
  • ABC website
  • Boston Globe
  • PBS
  • Essence Magazine
  • Progressive Magazine
  • Associated Press wire
  • Reuters wire
  • World Almanac Books (Funk & Wagnals)
  • Shambala Sun
  • Texas Journal
  • National Catholic Reporter
  • United Methodist Reporter
  • Spotlight (German Magazine) Panos London
  • Independent Weekly (Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill)
  • "World Politics in the 21st Century" (Longman Publishers)
  • Dallas Business Journal
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Community Newspapers
  • Youth Sports Today
  • Park Cities People
  • The Advocate (SMU Law School)
  • SMU Magazine
  • Turtle Creek News
  • The Review (University of Delaware)
  • Whats Up Magazine
  • The New Abolitionist
  • The Valley Advocate (Western Massachusetts)
  • Daily Campus (Southern Methodist University)

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Experience and Positions: [back to top]
  • New York-based Free-lance Photojournalist (October 2008 - Preseent)
  • Massachusetts-based Free-lance Photojournalist (September 2000 - March 2004, June 2007 - October 2008)
  • North Carolina Free-lance Photojournalist (August 2004 - February 2007)
  • Theater Justice Project, Raleigh, North Carolina
    • Photo consultant and contributor (February 2005 – April 2007)
  • Whats Up Magazine
    • Art director (January 2002 - January 2003)
    • Free-lance photographer and contributor (September 2001 - Fall 2005)
  • Southern Methodist University Marketing and Design Services Department
    • Free-lance photographer and assistant (February 1999 - June 2000, May 2004)
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Community Newspapers - Plano Star Courier Bureau
    • Staff photographer (June 1999 - May 2000)
  • Dallas Business Journal
    • Free-lance photographer (May 1998 - May 1999)
  • Daily Campus (named best Texas college newspaper in 1998)
    • Photo editor (Spring 1998)
    • Associate photo editor (Spring and Fall 1997)
    • Staff photographer (Fall 1996 - May 1999)
  • Texas Journal of Ideas, History and Culture
    • Photography was featured in the Fall/Winter 1999 edition
  • The Waiting Room Project
    • Commissioned by Richard Kamler to document the installation and opening of an interactive art exhibit touring the country during 2000. The photos will be used in an upcoming book addressing issues of peace and criminal justice.
  • International Missions Team Photographer
    • Kenya (96), Nigeria (97), and Guyana (98)
  • Rotunda - University Yearbook
    • Staff photographer (Fall 1996 - May 1999)
  • Youth Sports Today
    • Free-lance photographer and intern (December 1997 - November 1998)

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Clients: [back to top]

Experience with various national and international design companies, marketing companies, and advertising companies. Scott has also done work that has appeared in video documentaries, on t-shirts, calendars, magazines, newspapers, and ads. Other experience includes weddings, concerts and special events.

Some clients include:
  • Amnesty International
  • American Civil Liberties Union
  • World Almanac Books
  • Haley House, Inc.
  • Raleigh Chamber of Commerce
  • Lumen Consultants
  • Furman University
  • Southern Methodist University
  • Mount St. Mary's University
  • Unitarian Universalist Service Committee
  • By the Brook Films
  • National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty
  • Loyola Productions
  • Moratorium Campaign
  • Campaign to End the Death Penalty
  • Levenson and Hill
  • Witherspoon Marketing
  • Adamson Advertising
  • Ice Skating Institute International
  • Citizen's United for Alternatives to the Death Penalty
  • Abolition Action Committee
  • Massachusetts Voters for Clean Elections

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Photography Awards: [back to top]

First Place from North American Street Newspaper Association (2003)

From the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association
  • First Place in Yearbook Photo Essay (1998)
  • First Place in Newspaper Photo Illustration (1999)
  • Third Place in Newspaper Sports Feature Photo (1999)
  • Third Place in Yearbook Feature Photo (1999)
  • Third Place in Yearbook Photo Story (1998)
  • Honorable Mention in Best Newspaper Photo Essay (1999)
From the Southwestern Journalism Conference
  • Third Place in Yearbook Best Academic Setting Photo (2000)
  • Honorable Mention in Best News Photo (1999)
From Southern Methodist University
  • Second Place in Campus Photo Exhibit (1997)

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Formal Education: [back to top]

Bachelor of Science in Sociology, Minor in Psychology, May 1999
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas

Photography studies at Southern Methodist University and the New England School of Photography.

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