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Connecting with Biodiversity Using Macro Photography

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In a  2013 article published by American Entomologist, a trio of authors contemplated the importance of macro photography in documenting biodiversity. In their abstract, they summarize: "Digital macrophotography…

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- Apr 10, 2017
The Matter of Life and Death

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As a lifelong photographer and multi-disciplinary artist, I am repeatedly drawn to the harsh beauty of the elemental transformations that occur in our everyday lives. I have photographed birth, death,…

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- Feb 10, 2016
Sculpting Nature: Memories in Stone

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Statues are ubiquitous; they stand watch in front of government buildings, adorn city towers, and are monuments to what we humans hold in high esteem. While many sculptures are a testament to our history…

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- Nov 04, 2013
Unnatural in Nature

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In today’s society, so many of us are unaware of the human footprint we leave on this planet. Throughout this photo essay, American University student Ross Honig tries to create simple snapshots of the…

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- Oct 21, 2013
Urban Wild: Getting Outside In the City

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The relationship overlooked most in today’s modern culture is that between humans and the basic, natural environment. We all seek to reconcile this separation in various ways. We have the power to shut…

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- Oct 07, 2013
Backyard Wildlife

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Join American University student Keiran Snow-Dawson as he goes in search of the wildlife that lives in his own backyard. In this photo essay, he illustrates that even in urban areas, wildlife can be abundant.…

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- Sep 30, 2013
Outsider Nature Art Photography

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If Rock|Stone speaks – what does it say? These fine-art, photographic, naturally-sculpted works, which underscore the magic and fluidity of perception, were chosen for inclusion in a pioneering 2010 publication.…

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- Sep 07, 2013
Malama `Aina: Taking Care of the Land

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The Hawaiian Islands are unique in that they are both inhabited and extremely isolated. This contributes to the complexity of their habitats and, ultimately, their vulnerability. Each island has a unique…

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- Jun 19, 2013
Old Man of the Forest

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Over the last several decades, human activity, including the development of palm oil plantations, has caused massive deforestation in the Borneo rainforest. More recently, the Malaysian government has…

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- Apr 15, 2013
The Flow of Changing Light

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Whether walking through an ancient rain forest in the Queen Charlotte Islands or hiking up a mountain in northern New Mexico, photographer Lisa Bayne is in awe of the endless variations and flow of changing…

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- Apr 01, 2013
The American Landscape: The Background Story

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One American University student explores the untold stories of the mountains of garbage that Americans throw away every day. She sets out to photograph not only the trash we discard but also the effects…

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- Jan 06, 2013
Bali’s Serenity

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This unique photo gallery celebrates the interdependence between Balinese subsistence communities and the landscape. While traveling through Bali in 2011, photographer Caroline Braker was inspired to capture…

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- Aug 27, 2012