Masters of Nature Photography

Join three nature photography masters, Frans Lanting, Thomas D. Mangelsen, and Art Wolfe, for a unique weekend of photographic inspiration

LOS ANGELES, CA, July 18, 2012.  For the first time ever, three of the world’s most renowned nature photographers–Frans Lanting, Thomas D. Mangelsen, and Art Wolfe–are teaming up to present a series of unique weekend events that will change the way you look at photography and what you can do with your own camera.

Frans, Tom, and Art will draw from their wide-ranging experience with subjects and locations around the world to inspire attendees, show them new ways to see, give them tools to create more compelling images, and empower them to use photography to benefit conservation causes and other personal interests.  Presentations from each photographer will be mixed with panel discussions, Q & A sessions, and reviews of images submitted by attendees.  Photo industry expert Patrick Donehue will share strategies used by successful photographers to get the attention of editors, art directors, and other photo buyers.

The first Masters of Nature Photography Seminar will be held Friday November 9 through Sunday November 11, 2012, in San Francisco at the InterContinental San Francisco Hotel.  For more info or to register, please visit

About Frans Lanting

Frans Lanting has been hailed as one of the great photographers of our time.  His influential work appears in books, magazines, and exhibitions around the world.  The recipient of many honors, Lanting has been commissioned frequently by National Geographic, where he served as a Photographer-in-Residence.  His mission is to create leverage for conservation efforts and to promote understanding about the Earth through images that convey a passion for nature and a sense of wonder about our living planet.  For more, visit

About Thomas D. Mangelsen

Thomas D. Mangelsen’s limited edition prints have been collected by more people than have those of any other living nature photographer.  His images are known for their exquisite composition and for conveying a strong sense of place and a keen understanding of animal behavior.  Sensitivity to his subjects and reverence for their surroundings is a defining mark of his work.  Mangelsen has received many awards for his photographic and conservation work and has been profiled frequently on television.  For more, visit

About Art Wolfe

For four decades, Art Wolfe has worked on every continent, in hundreds of locations, and on a wide array of projects.  His unique approach to photography is based on his training in the arts and his advocacy for the environment and indigenous cultures.  Wolfe has published more than 80 books and is the recipient of numerous awards.  His work has also been featured in traveling exhibits, galleries, and the award-winning television series “Art Wolfe’s Travels to the Edge.” For more, visit

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