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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 News

Wildscreen Festival 2022 Photo Story Award Nominations Announced


Wildscreen Festival 2022 Photo Story Award Nominations Announced (THURSDAY 11 AUGUST 2022): Wildscreen has announced the nominees for the Photo Story Panda Award 2022 for its 40th anniversary edition.  The nominated works - Planktonium, by Jan van IJken, Fighting the Heat, by Doug Gimesy, and Historical Rescue of Caimans in Pantanal, by Fernando Faciole - explore our relationship with nature through the medium of still imagery, from the minute details, to the global crises. Planktonium, by Netherlands-based Jan van IJken, is a photo series exploring the unseen world of living...

New Emerging League Members Announced!


Meet our new Emerging League Members! Read more about them below and check out some of their work on our Instagram. Fernando Faciole is a Conservation photographer based in São Paulo, Brazil, who also holds a BA in Biological Sciences. His work has led him to document many different countries around the world, mainly in South and Central America and Africa.  Rob G. Green is a documentary photographer and videographer based in Montana. While his work has taken him to Central and South America, the Caribbean, and northern Africa, he feels most drawn to the environmental...

The Monarch's Journey


iLCP Photographers have documented every stage of the Monarch's journey. Explore our new Storymap to learn more about them and their conservation status! https://storymaps.arcgis.com/stories/3daa957c4da44d4b8a9e8f69919ca964

Historical rescue of caimans in Pantanal

Fernando Jara Faciole

As a result of a drought never seen in the last 50 years, Pantanal, the largest floodplain in the world has turned into a desert in September 2021. Along the MT-060 highway, Transpantaneira, few streams still have a minimum amount of water' survival for the species. During the last drought, one stream caught the eye of experts. Under the third bridge of the highway, there was a body of water that before, even during the drought, housed hundreds of healthy caimans ( Caiman yacare ). This time, these animals appear huddled together, dehydrated and malnourished. In scenarios like this,...

Gardeners of the forest

Michiel van Noppen

Photo of the day at National Geographic Spain. The Baird’s tapir or ‘gardeners of the forest’ are extremely important to their natural habitat, with some seeds only germinating after passing through the tapir. But due to threats from deforestation and hunting, there are estimated to be only 6,000 individuals left in the wild. Conservation groups have been set up to work closely with local communities to protect these endangered species. El jardinero del bosque Michiel Van Noppen tomó esta fotografía de Dantita, como se la conoce cariñosamente, en las estribaciones del Parque...

Welcome to our new Associate Fellows!


Please welcome the new Associate Fellows of iLCP! Roberto García-Roa is a photographer, educator and researcher based in Spain and Sweden. Roberto's work has a special focus on undervalued and less-known creatures such as arthropods, reptiles and amphibians. Sergio Pitamitz is a photojournalist with French and Italian double citizenship. For over two decades he has documented wildlife and environmental issues, focusing in particular on African wildlife, big cats and Polar regions. Alex Wiles is a filmmaker, photographer, and storyteller based out of Omaha, Nebraska. His interest in...

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