Representation: Public speaking: 

Beth Quittman, Samara Lectures (SEA)
206.529.4711 |

Recently interviewed for an upcoming ASMP book, I was asked about my business model, "It's simple: build relationships and arrive at a win-win. Relationships are my economy, not dollars."

Amanda Koster is an acclaimed commercial photographer and multimedia producer for national advertising, corporate, editorial and NGO clients. She has an authentic and consistent style, knack for storytelling and was featured in PDN as a leading multicultural photographer. Amanda was born in Geneva and her name is pronounced funny.

After working in over 25 countries over 18 years, she has the ability to gain immediate familiarity and trust while photographing people, helping anyone feel at ease throughout the photo, video or audio shoot.

Clients include: The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Int’l YWCA, The New York Times, Newsweek, Entrepreneur, The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, Business Week. She has shot campaigns for Microsoft, Procter & Gamble, Costco, boutique hotels and many more. Amanda also has long-term contracts with Microsoft and NYU Dept. of Global Health producing multi-media content related to global healthcare and engineering.

In addition to her commercial career she relentlessly pursues personal projects. Her book Can I Come with You?” (Bennett & Hastings, 2008) is a collection of over a decade of international social documentary projects, and excerpts from her personal journals. She invited regularly as an industry speaker and representative worldwide.

Amanda is the founder of SalaamGarage: media advocacy for social change, a foodie, very outdoorsy, down to earth, family and community focused. She is known for having x-ray vision, direct communication style and unbreakable spirit.