BR photographer, known for iconic photos of Mother Teresa, releases book
BATON ROUGE – Marie Constantin, a Baton Rouge photographer and author, is internationally known for her infamous photographic work of the late Mother Teresa. Constantin took the iconic photograph of Mother Teresa at her beautification ceremony in St. Peter's Bascalia in 2003 and also photographed her during her visit to Louisiana in 1984 and 1985.
Constantin has traveled all over the world, from Calcutta, Haiti, Nicaragua and Tijuana capturing the work of Mother Teresa and other nuns. Constantin has released a book titled Finding Calcutta: Memoirs of a Photographer, a love story about the work of nuns.
Constantin is a journalism graduate of LSU. She, along with some of her family and friends, were in Vatican City for Mother Teresa's canonization ceremony at St. Peter's Square on Sunday.