Congratulations to all the iLCP Fellows who were honored at the 2021 Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition!


Congratulations to all the iLCP Fellows who were honored at the 2021 Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition!  Plants and fungi  - Justin Gilligan - winner - Juergen Freund - highly commended  Photojournalism - Doug Gimesy - highly honored  Behavior...

The Art of Seeing – Portland: Cultivating Vision and Imagination 2-Day Seminarent

Art Wolfe

What is YOUR creative vision? Join Art Wolfe for this newly developed two-day workshop in Portland and begin to discover and define what makes your photography unique to you. Kicking off on Friday October 29th, you’ll join Art for an exclusive reception. Beverages and light hors d’oeuvres will...

Wildlife Photographer of the Year Jury!


Congratulations to the iLCP members selected to serve on the jury of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition!  Affiliate Rosamund ‘Roz’ Kidman Cox OBE (UK), Chair of the Jury, editor, photo-editor and writer Associate Fellow Javier Aznar González de Rueda (Spain), wildlife...

Under the spell of the ice and cold on an Arctic expedition


Associate Fellow Esther Horvath had a story she wrote and photographed published in the most recent print issue of National Geographic! The article is about her experience spending weeks on a research vessel drifting with an ice floe in the polar night. 

Winner of Bird Photographer of the Year!


Congratulations to Emerging League Member Alejandro Prieto for winning Bird Photographer of the Year! Alejandro was also featured by the Washington Post for his award-winning image!  Image of bird at US-Mexico border wall wins contest The winning image by Mexican...

Winning at What Cost? Ethical Considerations for Wildlife and Nature Photo Contests


iLCP Staff member Brooke McDonough and Senior Fellow Doug Gimesy wrote an article discussing Ethical Considerations for Wildlife and Nature Photo Contests. Special thanks to Associate Fellow Peter Mather for providing images and captions.  iLCP, Winning at What Cost? Ethical...

Creating Fungi Time-lapses with Adobe

Kristi Odom

Creating Timelapses with Kristi Odom -  Join photographer and Nikon Ambassador Kristi Odom on Adobe Live! Over the last few months, she's been creating stunning time-lapses of fungi she's been growing at home. Learn how she uses Premiere Pro and Lightroom Classic to make these homegrown...

"The Salmon Way" by Amy Gulick

Amy Gulick

Amy Gulick's latest book, " The Salmon Way: An Alaska State of Mind ," explores the unique ways of life that wild salmon make possible in Alaska. The book is the recipient of both a Nautilus and Independent Publisher Book Award, an INDIES Book of the Year Award, and has been named a "Best...

Grandeur of Indian wildlife

Shivang Mehta

The diversity of wild India - home to the most iconic big and small cats and species that survive in the most extreme terrains and climates.

Recent Award

Thomas Blagden

In April 2021 Tom Blagden received the Environmental Impact Award from the North American Nature Photography Association for his book The Grand Canyon- Unseen Beauty: Running the Colorado River. This is his third consecutive book to win a national award, the other two being on Acadia National...

My Locked Down Environment

Shivang Mehta

Lockdown diaries on World Environment Day As India is battling the Covid scare and the country is undergoing the version 2 of lockdown, I shifted my base to the Corbett landscape for a couple of months. My daily walks in these pristine woods resulted in some images which are a clear...

Wild Gila

Dave Showalter

Five years deep into a Colorado River book project with Braided River , I've returned to fieldwork and look forward to an expedition to the Upper Gila River headwaters in southwest New Mexico. This will be my fourth trip to a largely unknown corner of the Colorado River watershed, collaborating...

Andorra al natural

Jaime Rojo

For the last year and a half I have been working in a campaign with National Geographic Spain and the Tourism Bureau of Andorra to showcase the wildlife and wild nature of this small country in the Pyrenees. What started as a very simple project has gradually become an exciting opportunity to...

Surfing face masks: Lord Howe Island

Justin Gilligan

Face masks recently washed onto the shores of Lord Howe Island from the Singapore-flagged APL England - a cargo ship that lost 50 containers in rough seas about 45 miles south-east of Sydney on 24 May 2020 while transiting from China to Melbourne. Lord Howe Island is a remote World...

Andaman Smoothound

Sirachai Arunrugstichai

New described Smoothhound from the Indian Ocean! The Andaman smoothhound, Mustelus andamanensis sp. nov. is here. :) Yay! The paper could be accessed at

The Panda of spiders: Hogna ingens, a conservation story

Emanuele Biggi

A 'critically endangered' spider, from a remote island, that only lives inside a small valley of this island. And it's the biggest wolf spider species known. That was all I needed to know to be no less than truly excited for the next expedition. It was something I deeply dreamt since lot of...

The World's Largest Bee Is Not Extinct

Clay Bolt

The revitalized Aare River

Michel Roggo

Due to the coronavirus confinement, I had to stop all my international projects for more than one year now, and work in Switzerland. This is in fact not that bad, as we have a lot of almost untouched creeks, rivers and lakes in the Alps. But not in the Swiss Lowlands, where I wanted to work on...

The Other COVID Nurses

Lauren Lambert

The Coronavirus pandemic has put the world on pause. As we close our doors, keep ourselves apart from friends and family and stay in-place for an open ended amount of time people are looking to the outdoors and rediscovering local wildlife. As a result of so much time at home, walking around the...

The Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve

Pete Oxford

Having moved to the Western Cape of South Africa from a 34 year stint in Ecuador, my wife, Renee and I live within the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve (KBR). It is a globally recognized biome, known as fynbos, where the flowering plant diversity is unique and extraordinarily high. Attached to the...

Migratory birds face to climate change

Denis Palanque

The impact of climate change on the ecosystems and the fauna which inhabit them is now well established. For several months, I have been working on a long-term project whose central question is: How climate change impacts migratory birds? In this rapidly changing living world in the face of...

Bahamas Underwater Book


This is how we all imagine people react to our images, right? My first book, Bahamas Underwater, is my love letter to the stunning beauty under the waves in The Bahamas. It's a partnership with non-profit BREEF to raise money to continue their amazing work bringing children in The Bahamas...

Last Wildest Place

Jason Houston

Jason Houston's "Last Wildest Place" was selected for first place in Social Documentary Network's ZEKE Magazine Award for Documentary Photography for his ongoing project in the Peruvian Amazon. Jason has been working with Upper Amazon Conservancy photographing issues related to indigenous rights...

Lecture "Decades of Discovery"

Michele Westmorland

Michele Westmorland is looking forward to an upcoming lecture in San Francisco. Details to come.



The town of Petatan sits on the shore of Lake Chapala in west Mexico and is home to huge numbers of white pelicans during the winter and early spring. The calm waters of the lake, the largest in the country, is the preferred spot for the giant birds, which y thousands of kilometers from Canada...

On Location: PNW

Sebastian Kennerknecht

Current assignment location: the beautiful temperate rainforest of the Pacific Northwest of the United States. As usual, I am looking for wild cats :)

Women on a Mission

Katie Bryden

'Women on a Mission' is an original digital series created by Katie Bryden for Conservation International. It's goal is to uplift the voices of local and indigenous women conservation leaders. The second episode in the series, 'Women on a Mission: Poachers to Peacekeepers,' is about a...

Buzz Kill Trailer

Brooke McDonough

Nigerians Fight to Protect Pangolins

Katie Schuler

Pangolins are believed to be the most trafficked mammals in the world. As the four Asian species of pangolins have dwindled, poachers are increasingly turning to the African species to supply the trade. In this short film, meet the bold Nigerians who are fighting to protect this gentle and...

North American Native Bees

Brooke McDonough

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