conservation

George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography I listened to an interview a few weeks ago, with one of my personal inspirations, Chris Packham, on the always excellent Matthew Maran Podcast. As an outspoken environmentalist and campaigner, Packham was as enthusiastic and motivating as ever. And one point resonated with me in particular. He was talking about the role of nature photographers, and the responsibilities we have; essentially saying that taking pretty pictures is just not enough anymore. …

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Thoughts from NPOTY 2019 – Underwater Photography Article

Thoughts from NPOTY 2019 I spent last weekend in Holland at the award ceremony for the 4th annual Nature Photographer of the Year contest. I also gave two talks at the associated Nature Talks Festival. Main stage before announcement of winners Though the contest is relatively new and not as large as more established ones, the quality of the entries was high. We had a heck of a time going through the submitted images, with more than a little bit of…

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How to Inspire Social Change with Your Creativity – Photography Article

If you aren’t familiar with Benjamin Von Wong‘s work then keep reading for some of the most viral and impactful images created. Von Wong is an artist / photographer who creates elaborate projects focused on bringing awareness to environmental change. His work often goes viral, with good intention. You might be familiar with the time he put a mermaid on top of 10,000 plastic bottles or when he set a Guinness World record with the largest art installation made made…

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