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Slain gorilla leads photographer to pursue environmental photojournalism

Brent Stirton shares the story behind one of his most powerful images capturing the deaths of silverback gorillas in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Earth From Above: Yann Arthus-Bertrand on his groundbreaking aerials and vision for the planet

It might seem counter-intuitive to look to the sky in documenting what’s on the ground. For Yann Arthus-Bertrand, French photographer, filmmaker and environmentalist, it was only natural. “When I started there was no aerial photography,” the photographer, whose work is now represented by Getty Images, said in a recent phone interview. “There were no drones, […]

Photographer saved Yosemite, changed history

“The great thing about photography is that it has no borders, it’s an international language.”