Meg Wachter is a contemporary American photographer. Her work exudes the vibrant energy of life well-captured. Her acute eye for detail and light has been developed over decades of honing her craft as a photographer and also working professionally as a retoucher.
She currently resides in Los Angeles, California with her heart in New York City.
Meg is co-creator and editor-in-chief of Got a Girl Crush, an annual print magazine about women, by women, for everyone. She takes her visual and editing talents to create a magazine that disrupts the broken narrative of most women's publications. Got a Girl Crush tells stories of all ages, races, and backgrounds of women all over the world.
SELECTED CLIENTS + PUBLICATIONSBloodshot Records, Drambuie, Gothamist, HBO Max, Hendricks Gin, La Motocyclette Magazine, Ladygunn Magazine, Machines For Freedom, MATH Magazine, Sundance Institute, T-mobile, Tom Tom Magazine, Willie Mae Rock Camp, Venus Zine
EXHIBITIONS + AWARDS2021 - American Photography 37 CHOSEN Winner
2020 - Towards a New Horizon, Southerly Gold, New Orleans, LA
2015 - Forever Coney exhibit, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
2015 - Featureshoot "Flora + Fauna", Photoville, Brooklyn, NY
2013 - Elemental (group show), New Orleans, LA
2013 - Group Show: Magical Icelandic Landscapes
2013 - Nature Is Ancient (solo show), The Yard, Brooklyn, NY
2010 - Guest speaker at Sarah Lawrence College (Joel Sternfeld-lead seminar)
2009 - Occipital Lobe (solo show), L'asso, New York, NY
2008 - Various Photographs, New York Photo Festival, Brooklyn, NY
2008 - Humble Arts Group Show #11
2008 - The L Magazine Photo Annual, Brooklyn, NY
2007 - Tiny Vices Various 15 & Various 18
2006 - Hey Hot Shot! Finalist
FEATURES + INTERVIEWSThe Atlantic
Machines For Freedom Lookbook
Shape and Colour