Did you always love bears?

Did you always love bears?

No…and that is quite the story. When I was 5 years old, my family left the comforts of our home and headed north, very north, to a mining outpost in the Yukon where my father worked during the summer months. My 3 year old brother and I were the only kids in the...
Happy Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day!

Today is Earth Day, a day celebrated each year on April 22 to support our planet. It is also the official one year anniversary of the Wildlife Collective. When I reflect back of the past year, we’ve come a long way. We are building a community of people who love...
How to balance photography with life

How to balance photography with life

Hi everyone, It’s been awhile. Life has been really busy of late, but then again, it usually is, isn’t it? Believe it or not, it’s been almost 5 months since I took my last wildlife photo. It seems unbelievable, realizing that it was a November 10th...
International Polar Bear Day!

International Polar Bear Day!

It’s International Polar Bear Day, a day to celebrate polar bears and raise awareness about protecting denning polar bear moms and their cubs. Join Polar Bears International today for their live events and to participate in their special donation campaign. If...
Wildlife photography, ethics, and conservation

Wildlife photography, ethics, and conservation

Seth W. asks: What obligations do wildlife photographers have (i) to behave ethically when in the field and (ii) to promote conservation? Great question Seth. First, wildlife ethics. I remember when I first started out in wildlife photography about 15 years ago, I...
How to start your own conservation photography project

How to start your own conservation photography project

As wildlife photographers, we have a special appreciation for the wild. However, many of our favorite species and wild places are under threat due to development pressures, climate change, and other causes. Enter conservation photography, which has proven again and...