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Life of a Conservation Photographer: Stories from the Field with Isabelle Groc – Naturalist Journeys Online Presentation Series

February 2, 2022 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Life of a Conservation Photographer: Stories from the Field
Presented by Isabelle Groc
Part of the Naturalist Journeys 2021-22 Winter Presentation Series
February 2 | 6 – 7 PM | Free | Live via ZOOM

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From photographing mountain caribou from a helicopter to working with scientists capturing narwhal in the freezing waters of the Arctic, Isabelle has many field stories and photographs to share. In this presentation she highlights her work with scientists in the field, how she develops trust, builds story angles, adapts to different working environments, and how her photography and stories can help build public exposure on important science and conservation work.

About the Presenter: Isabelle Groc is a writer, conservation photographer, documentary filmmaker, book author, and speaker based in Vancouver, Canada. She focuses on environmental science, wildlife natural history and conservation, endangered species, marine mammals and ecosystems, climate change, and the changing relationships between people and the natural world. She aims to create stories that increase our understanding and awareness of conservation issues and inspire change.

Originally from the South of France, Isabelle has a master’s degree from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and a Master in City Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

With her dual background in photojournalism and urban planning, Isabelle brings a unique perspective to documenting the impacts of human activities on threatened species and habitats.  She has travelled to remote places to raise the profile of many little-known, elusive, and under-appreciated threatened species, aiming to inspire concern and action for their conservation.

Isabelle’s stories and photographs have appeared in National Geographic News, BBC Wildlife, Canadian Wildlife, Scientific American, New Scientist, and many other publications worldwide.

She is a Fellow of the Explorers Club, a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, a fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, a member of the Society of Environmental Journalists, the American Society of Journalists and Authors, the National Association of Science Writers, and the North American Nature Photography Association.

Instagram: @isabellegroc | Twitter: @isabellegroc | Facebook: @isabelle.groc

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February 2, 2022
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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