Brandon Thibodeaux was raised in Beaumont, Texas, where his photography career began in 2002 at a small daily newspaper while studying photography at Lamar University. He now resides in Dallas, TX, where he works for: Atlantic Records, BBVA Compass Bank, ED&F Man, Fader, Forbes, FT Weekend Magazine, Guardian Weekend Magazine, Harper's, HGTV, Match.com, Monocle, Mother Jones, MSNBC, The New York Times, NPR, Oprah Winfrey Network, Shell Oil, Urban Land Institute, World Wildlife Fund, and The Wall Street Journal, among others. He is a member of the New York-based photography collective MJR. His work is recognized by American Photo Magazine, Photo District News, and the Oxford American lists him as one of their 100 Under 100, New Superstars of Southern Art. His photographic project in the Mississippi Delta, When Morning Comes, was awarded Center’s Gallerist Choice Award 2013, AI-AP American Photography 30, the Critical Mass Solo Show Award 2013, the 2014 Michael P. Smith Fund For Documentary Photography Grant and the 2016 Palm Springs Photo Festival Portfolio Review Award.