Photo Ark: From adversity springs inspiration, hope and a global quest

NGS Picture Id:1764943National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore‘s multi-year quest to photograph all creatures in human care around the world offers important lessons on inspiration, conservation action and finding hope during dark times.



AI-AP Pro Photo Daily recently published my piece (below) on his project and ongoing exhibition at the beautiful Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles. I hope some of you may have a chance to go see it in person — the show is on display until January 13, 2019.



AI-AP | Pro Photo Daily ” Exhibitions: Joel Sartore’s Photo Ark, Now at the Annenberg Space for Photography

In 2007, National Geographic photographer and Fellow Joel Sartore photographed the last remaining creature of her kind at the Oregon Zoo in Portland: “Bryn,” a Columbia Basin pygmy rabbit. Her death in 2008 meant the end of her genetic line.

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An endangered Coquerel’s sifaka (Propithecus coquereli) at the Houston Zoo, Houston, Texas © Photo by Joel Sartore/ National Geographic Photo Ark

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