The crazy story of photographing 6000 species

The goal of all this is to simply get the public to finally wake up and pay attention.

Joel Sartore (twitter) isn’t the sort of guy to do something half hearted. When he realised that there are nearly 6,000 different species of animal in the zoos of the world he decided to photograph, well, all of them. Sounds crazy, but thats the sort of dedication that brings about change in the world.

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Sebastião Selgado's Genesis Intent

 

My goal was not to go where man had never before set foot, although untamed nature is usually to be found in pretty inaccessible places. I simply wanted to show nature at its best wherever I found it

With these words Sebastião Selgado introduces his latest work, Genesis. His stated intent is for it to be an “inspiring overview” of the planet Earth, as well as “a call to arms to protect it.”

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