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We are a global Fellowship of professional storytellers focused on conservation impact. Meet the Fellowship.

Top-tier photographers and filmmakers

The iLCP Fellowship is made up of top-tier photographers and filmmakers using solution-based media as a catalyst for conservation efforts. With 120+ Fellows, based in 26 countries and working in 190 countries, our conservation impact has a global reach. They shine a light on issues ranging from endangered flora and fauna to climate change to ocean health. 

What is Conservation Photography and Filmmaking?

In a visually-based society, conservation photography and filmmaking harnesses the power of storytelling to further conservation goals. These stories shed light on environmental and cultural issues, solutions, and efforts; with the goal of making a positive change in the Anthropocene.

iLCP Blog

Night on Earth

Art Wolfe

Every night, an often unseen buzz of activity takes place all around the globe. This gorgeous collection of photographs takes the reader on a magical journey from dusk to dawn. To create his gorgeous new book NIGHT ON EARTH (Earth Aware; 11/16/2021), acclaimed photographer Art Wolfe traveled to every continent to explore and document the nighttime world of animals, humans, and nature. From a blazing sunset over Antarctic ice to Tokyo’s nighttime street racers to coffee with Brazilian cowboys as the dawn breaks, this book is an unparalleled feast for the eyes, and a...

The desert and the sea: the Paracas desert

Emanuele Biggi

At the arrival to the town of Paracas it’s obvious to a untrained eye that you’re among a barren land, a desert in a true form, no life except human settlements. After just a few minutes that untrained eye begins its data loading, registering tens, perhaps hundreds of birds along the beach, thousands of ghost crabs on the sand, maybe even some sea lions (both dead and living). But it’s when you start visiting deeply the Paracas Reserve that all becomes clear if you’re lucky enough to have the proper guide as I had. I’ve been to Paracas at least three times in different occasions, and...

Along the Bismarck Sea

Michele Westmorland

The intricate shores along the Bismark Sea is in an area called, Tufi. It's complexity is because Cape Nelson in Oro Province, Papua New Guinea, was formed by sunken rivers mouths called rias. It is also important to remember the people of Oro depend on these water ways, with access to the sea, as vital to their fishing abilities.

Congratulations Associate Fellow Katie Schuler!

iLCP

The awards for the first MontPhoto Multimedia Storytelling were announced. "Nigerians Fight to Protect the World's Most Trafficked Mammal" by iLCP Associate Fellow Katie Schuler has won the nature category.

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

iLCP

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 mammals - Doug Gimesy - highly commended  - Mac Stone- highly commended  Photojournalist story award - Jasper Doest- highly commended  Oceans: the bigger picture  - David Doubilet - highly commended 

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 be provided, and Art will also be giving a special sneak preview of Art’s upcoming book projects. Over the next two days Art will use lectures, critiques, and art history as a reference to assist you in building a visual vocabulary of mental creative tools you’ll be able to employ wherever your...

Wildlife Photographer of the Year Jury!

iLCP

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 photographer Associate Fellow Jen Guyton (Germany/USA), photojournalist Emerging League Member Anthony Ochieng Onyango (Kenya), conservation photographer and filmmaker

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

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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. 

Brian Skerry wins an Emmy!

iLCP

Congratulations to Senior Fellow Brian Skerry and the National Geographic team for their film, 'Secrets of the Whales’ winning a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series!

Winner of Bird Photographer of the Year!

iLCP

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 photographer Alejandro Prieto shows a roadrunner at the border wall. A roadrunner stopped at Trump's border wall in the Ariz. desert. A photographer snapped an award-winning image. Alejandro Prieto's photo titled "Blocked," showing a roadrunner on the U.S. side of the border wall, won the top 2021...

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