Have you ever thought about combining your love of nature and wildlife with photography? With issues like climate change, pollution, habitat destruction and poaching reaching extreme levels, conservation photography is. more important than ever.
To provide an insight into the role photography can play in conserving the environment and protecting endangered wildlife, we talked to professional conservation photographer Sebastian Kennerknecht. Although wildcats are his biggest passion, he has worked all over the world with different conservation groups and has photographed everything from brown pelicans in California to pumas in Patagonia and Arabian leopards in Yemen.
Here are some of his thoughts on what it’s like to work as a conservation photographer as well as a few tips on how to get into conservation photography.