Photography in the Field

Part three in the series of Conservation and Photography

by Colleen Smith

Conservation photographers work with a myriad of groups, from scientists to environmentalists, religious figures to heads of state, all with the common goal of education and awareness. Kanken Rugzak Uitverkoop Fjallraven Kanken Sac à Dos Kanken Fjallraven mochilas kanken baratas To maximize their effect, conservation photographs are best employed for specific causes. Nike Air Max 2016 Goedkoop Nike Air Max 2016 Heren groen Nike Air Max 2017 Goedkoop Adidas NMD Dames Proper use of these images have the power to bring about positive change.

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