Charlie Hamilton James- I Bought a Rainforest
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Student Matinee | I Bought a Rainforest

  • Charlie Hamilton James, Photographer and Filmmaker

Discover what it’s like to live in—not just visit—two of the world’s great wildlife parks. Charlie Hamilton James has been shooting in Peru’s Manú National Park—the most biodiverse place on Earth—for more than two decades. More recently, James has been living in Yellowstone, America’s original wildlife park, in preparation for the 2016 centennial of the National Park Service. For a forthcoming National Geographic story, he has gone beyond the park’s boundaries, investigating the larger ecosystem that Yellowstone supports. Join this critically acclaimed photojournalist as he recounts his unlikely journey from the Peruvian rain forest to the mountain landscapes of Yellowstone.

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About the speaker
Charlie Hamilton James, Photographer and Filmmaker

Making a name for himself as a freshwater aquatic wildlife photographer, James has morphed into natural history filmmaking and he's telling the story of how mankind interacts with nature in a rapidly changing landscape.

Speaker Highlights
Royal Television Society medal winner for cinematography.
Winner of Wildlife Photographer and Cameraman of the Year
5 of his images selected in National Geographic's 52 best photographs of 2016, curated from over 2 million images.
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