Nature, first prize singles
December 11, 2010
Malgas Island, South Africa A Cape gannet comes in to land during the summer nesting season. Malgas Island, off the west coast of South Africa, is an important seabird breeding ground.
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Thomas P. Peschak
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Thomas P. Peschak
Thomas P. Peschak is an assignment photographer for National Geographic Magazine, the director of conservation of Save our Seas Foundation (SOSF), and a senior fellow of the International League of Conservation Photographers.
Originally trained as a marine biologist, he became an environmental photojournalist after realizing that he could have a greater impact with photography.
Thomas has written and photographed five books, with Sharks and People published in 2013. He won World Press Photo awards in 2011 and in 2013.
An interview with award-winning photographer Thomas P. Peschak about his nature series documenting whale sharks.
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