Photographes animaliers

MANGELSEN Thomas D.

Thomas D. Mangelsen est un photographe et spécialiste de la conservation de la nature et de la faune sauvage américain. Natif du Nebraska, il est surtout connu pour ses photographies de la faune dans le grand écosystème de Yellowstone, puisqu'il a vécu dans la zone de Jackson, dans le Wyoming, pendant plus de 40 ans.

Ses images ont été exposées dans le monde entier, et son travail a été récompensé par le magazine Outdoor Photography qui l'a élu parmi les 40 photographes de nature les plus influents dans le monde, et par le Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History de Washington qui l'a fait rentrer dans sa collection permanente

Il est également co-fondateur de l'ONG "The Cougar Fund", membre fondateur de "The International League of Conservation Photographers", siège au conseil d'administration de o"Jane Goodall Institute"

 

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One of the most prolific nature photographers of our time, Mangelsen is as much an artist as he is a conservationist.

Tom was named the 2011 Conservation Photographer of the Year by Nature's Best Photography, placing his work in the permanent collection at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C.

He was named one of the 40 Most Influential Nature Photographers by Outdoor Photography.

His image Polar Dance was selected by the International League of Conservation Photographers as one of the 40 Most Important Nature Photographs of All Time.

He was chosen as one of Dr. Jane Goodall's Heroes of the Animal Planet and profiled in the television series of the same name.

Mangelsen was named one of the 100 Most Important People in Photography by American Photo magazine and honored with Nikon's Legend Behind the Lens recognition.

The North American Nature Photography Association named him Outstanding Nature Photographer of the Year, and Mangelsen also received the prestigious British Broadcasting Corporation's Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award.

He was presented with an honorary doctorate from Doane College and received an Honorary Fellowship from The Royal Photographic Society.

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Mangelsen's photographs have been exhibited internationally. Showcased in Vital Signs: Images of Biodiversity, this exhibit was a combination of Mangelsen's art and knowledge of natural history, and stressed the importance of maintaining a balanced and diverse ecosystem. Vital Signs opened at the San Diego Natural History Museum in 1997 and was also exhibited in museums throughout the United States and Canada. Tom's photography has been shown at the Natural History Museum in London, the Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha, Nebraska and in a major exhibit at the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson, Wyoming.

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