Born in Denmark, award-winning photographer Sisse Brimberg has produced and photographed more than 30 stories for National Geographic magazine over the past 40 years, covering a wide range of subjects, from the Hanseatic League and the Vikings to the global flower trade and the prehistoric cave art of southwestern France. She also has shot nearly 20 articles as a contributing photographer for National Geographic Traveler, which involved exploring Belgium and Austria's Wachau Valley and sailing down the Rhine River for a story about chocolate. Brimberg established and managed her own photo studio in Copenhagen after attending photography school, and since then, has traveled to all seven continents. Sisse won first prize for “Picture Story of the Year” from the National Press Photographers Association for herpieceon migrant workers. Her photographs have been exhibited around the world in Germany, Greece, Brazil, Mexico, New York City (International Center for Photography), and Washington, D.C. (The Newseum).