Paul Nicklen is a Canadian photographer, filmmaker, and marine biologist who has documented the beauty and the plight of our planet for over twenty years. As an assignment photographer for National Geographic magazine, Nicklen captures the imagination of a global audience.
Nicklen is uniquely qualified to create his brand of documentary photography which informs and creates an emotional connection with wild subjects in extreme conditions. His work delivers audiences to an underwater realm witnessed by few. Nicklen’s sensitive and evocative imagery has garnered over 30 of the highest awards given to any photographer in his field, including the BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year and the prestigious World Press Photo for Photojournalism.
Vincent Munier has specialized in wildlife photography and outdoor photography. Born in the Vosges region of France, Vincent's passion for photography begins at age 12.
Vincent feels a deep respect and a great passion for nature and has photographed wildlife around the world. His most notable projects include having photographed the white wolves of Ellesmere Island, in Canada, and the swans and cranes on the island of Hokkaido, in Japan.
Laurent Ballesta is a French naturalist photographer from Montpellier.
He is the author of 13 photography books dedicated to underwater wildlife. Co-creator of the company Andromède Océanologie in 2000, he has led several large-scale expeditions over the past 10 years. His Gombessa Expeditions are based on three emblematic values: a scientific mystery, a diving challenge and the promise of new images.
From the first photographs of the coelacanth taken by a diver at 120m depth, to the hunting of the 700 sharks of Fakarava at night, passing by the longest and deepest dives of Antarctica and the twilight landscapes of the Mediterranean, Laurent illustrates the underwater world with a naturalistic and artistic look.
Stas Bartnikas aerial photographer based in Moscow. Graduated from Moscow State University with a degree in journalism. Worked as a correspondent in one of the largest newspapers in the country. After the collapse of Soviet Union he pursued career in the development of various business projects in advertising and sales.
Photography is a serious part of life that combines his love of travelling with a passion for aviation. Past few years, he’s been actively engaged in aerial photography while flying in light aircraft and helicopters in different parts of the world. During this time he visited over 20 countries.
Tim Laman is an American ornithologist and wildlife photojournalist. He is notable for documenting all the species of bird-of-paradise in their native habitat during research expeditions with colleague Edwin Scholes of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.His bird-of-paradise work was first published in a 2007 article about them for National Geographic. In 2016, he won the top prize in the BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards, for his image of an orangutan climbing a tree to feed on figs.
Nature inspires you ... In his work, Bastien wants to discover or rediscover this nearby fauna and flora, these common and family animals. Through a personal look and using different photographic techniques, he tries to highlight them, sublimate them in his own way, being careful to have a minimal impact on the wild species he works with. His images mix poetry, graphics and minimalism, placing the subject at the heart of the image.
Roy Mangersnes is a trained behaviouralist and professional wildlife photographer living in Sandnes, southwestern Norway. Roy is a former Nikon ambassador and is considered among the most influential nature photographers in Norway today. He has published several books, as well as won multiple international awards including BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2010 and 2011, European Wildlife Photographer of the Year (GDT) 2010, and 2009 and also Nature Best Awards 2012. Roy is working around the world and his images are being published in magazines and books all over.
Marc Adamus is a photographer specialized in capturing those places where man has barely stepped on. One of those photographers who has managed to create his own unmistakable style, through one of the most complicated photographic genres: the landscape.