National Geographic Photographer Joel Sartore
Joel is committed to conservation, especially in the Great Plains where he has lived his whole life. In his 20 years with National Geographic, he has focused on endangered species and land use issues. He is co-founder of the Grassland Foundation, and a founding member of the InternationalLeague of Conservation Photographers.
Joel has written several books including Photographing Your Family, Face to Face with Grizzlies, and Nebraska: Under a Big Red Sky. His most recent book, Rare: Portraits of America’s Endangered Species was published in May 2010.
Besides the work he has done for National Geographic, Joel has completed assignments for Time, Life, Newsweek, Sports Illustrated, and contributed to numerous book projects. Joel and his work have been the subject of several national broadcasts including National Geographic’s Explorer, the NBC Nightly News, NPR’s Weekend Edition, CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360 and an hour-long PBS documentary. He is also a regular contributor on the CBS Sunday Morning Show with Charles Osgood.
See his gorgeous and inspiring presenation in Salt Lake City on September 8th. Get your tickets while they last!
Photo (c) Joel Sartore/joelsartore.com