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Tim Flach is a British photographer who specialises in studio photography of animals. He has published several books of photographs.
Flach was born in London, where he works and lives with his wife and son.
Flach works in a studio in Shoreditch, in the East End of London. Many of his photographs are of captive animals and are taken under highly controlled conditions with the help of a large support team; : 155 he sometimes employs techniques more usual in human portraiture. For his book Endangered, published in 2017, he also photographed some wild animals in their natural habitat.
His work has appeared in National Geographic ,Creative Review , The New York Times , The Guardian and The New Scientist . He has lectured at various universities, and at institutions such as the Zoological Society of London and the St Petersburg International Economic Forum.
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Matthew Russell Rolston is an American artist, photographer, director and creative director. He is known for his signature lighting techniques and detailed approach to art direction and design and has been repeatedly identified throughout his career with the revival and modern expression of Hollywood glamour.
Stephen Shore is an American photographer known for his images of banal scenes and objects in the United States, and for his pioneering use of color in art photography. His books include Uncommon Places (1982) and American Surfaces (1999), photographs that he took on cross-country road trips in the 1970s.
Joel Sartore is an American photographer focusing on conservation photography, speaker, author, teacher, and a long-time contributor to National Geographic magazine. He is the head of The National Geographic Photo Ark project, a 25-year effort to document the approximately 12,000 species living in the world's zoos and wildlife sanctuaries.
James Balog sometimes referred to as Jim Balog, is an American photographer whose work explores the relationship between humans and nature. Since the early 1980s Balog has photographed such subjects as endangered animals, North America's old-growth forests, and polar ice. His work aims to combine insights from art and science to produce innovative, dynamic and sometimes shocking interpretations of our changing world.
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Karen Knorr HonFRPS is a German-born American photographer who lives in London. In 2018 she received an Honorary Fellowship of the Royal Photographic Society.
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Richard Seymour is a UK-based commercial and advertising photographer, specialising in automotive and aerospace photography, often using advanced composite and CGI.
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R. J. Kern is an American artist, known for his photographs exploring identity, culture, and philosophical questions about nature and heritage through the interaction of people, animals and landscape. His work has been exhibited throughout the United States and in Canada, China, England, Finland, Georgia, Germany, Japan and Norway, at venues including the National Portrait Gallery, London, Phipps Center for the Arts, Overture Center for the Arts, Rourke Art Museum, Museum of Modern Art Tbilisi, and Yixian International Photography Festival among many. Kern has received awards and recognition from the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, the photography non-profit CENTER, and the Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain, and was chosen one of PDN's "30 New and Emerging Photographers" in 2018.
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