Photographer and Adventurer
Award winning photographer and 2012 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Cory Richards has been to all seven continents, witnessed sunrise over the highest mountains in the world, and become one of fewer than 200 people who have summited Everest without supplemental oxygen.
Several years ago Sartore set out to create the first-ever compendium of all of the Earth's endangered animals - he is more than halfway there with his beloved Photo Ark project.
Skerry’s images enable marine conservation, including the most recent “no-take” monument off northwestern Hawaii--more than twice the size of Texas.
Natural History Photographer
Scientifically trained natural history photographer Anand Varma has made a name for himself photographing tiny wonders--from parasites and honeybees to bats, and hummingbirds.
Two decades covering civil unrest and the violence of war earned Vitale her stripes, but also taught her to look past the foreground for the untold stories.
Stephen Wilkes is an award-winning photographer whose most defining project, Day to Night, began in 2009.