The protection and expansion of wilderness areas is something of great importance for landscape and nature photographers. These spaces provide critical habitat to a multitude of plant and animal species, help to keep our air and water clean, offer a path forward for much needed expansion of biodiversity, and are essential to combating climate change.
This week on Episode 258 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast, Matt Payne was joined by Mason Cummings, the Visual Asset Manager for The Wilderness Society and Dr. Greg Aplet, the Senior Science Director for The Wilderness Society. The Wilderness Society is a non-profit dedicated to the expansion and preservation of Wilderness.
In this week's episode, we discuss how photography and videography can be used to advance the missions of conservation and wilderness non-profits and how photographers can play a leading role in conservation efforts. A special thank you to our listener Joe Doherty for recommending both Greg and Mason for this week's episode.
On this week's episode we discuss:
- The mission and purpose of The Wilderness Society.
- Why wilderness is important.
- What types of photography helps conservation efforts.
- Can digitally-altered landscape photography help conservation efforts?
- How photographing like a conservation scientist can help your photography.
- Common practices in photography that hinder the efforts of conservation.
- Compromise in lawmaking in green organizations.
- How science and art can partner to make the world a better place.
- And a lot more!
Other items mentioned on the show this week:
1. Join Nature Photographer's Network.
2. Support the podcast on Patreon.
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