Research on a
famous
photographer
Presented by Pham Truong Son
Jim Brandenburg
Born: 1945
Fields: environmental, nature and
landscape photography/filmmaking
Career:
Over 10 years of new...
Stories about Jim
One of the highlights of Brandenburg's
career occurred in 1988 when he
"discovered" and filmed for poste...
Awards
• 1981 and 1983: Magazine Photographer of the Year by
the University of Missouri School of
Journalism, and National...
Brother Wolf
Chased by the light
Raven feather in
rain
Chased by the light
Snowy bull
moose
Northwoods
Touch the sky
eagle cloud
Prairie
Indian grass with
sun
Prairie
Impressions
• Very strong contrast between the main focus and
the supporting elements
• Vibrant colours
• Variety of colou...
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Research on a famous photographer

  1. 1. Research on a famous photographer Presented by Pham Truong Son
  2. 2. Jim Brandenburg Born: 1945 Fields: environmental, nature and landscape photography/filmmaking Career: Over 10 years of newspaper photojournalist Over 30 years as contract photographer for National Geographic Commission groups: NHK, BBC … A member of the “International League of Conservation Photographers”
  3. 3. Stories about Jim One of the highlights of Brandenburg's career occurred in 1988 when he "discovered" and filmed for posterity a pack of wild Arctic wolves on Ellesmere Island in the high Arctic He was twice named Magazine Photographer of the Year by the National Press Photographers Association and the Kodak Wildlife Photographer of the Year by the Natural History Museum-London and BBC Wildlife. One of only five Americans, he received the World Achievement Award from the United Nations Environmental Program in 1991 in recognition of his using nature photography to enhance public awareness of the earth's fragile environment.
  4. 4. Awards • 1981 and 1983: Magazine Photographer of the Year by the University of Missouri School of Journalism, and National Press Photographers Association, Pictures of the Year awards for his work in National Geographic. • 1988: Wildlife Photographer of the Year award in BBC Wildlife’s annual competition. • 1991: Global 500 Environmental World Achievement Award. • 2002: The documentary Chased by the Light: A Photographic Journey with Jim Brandenburg was nominated for an Emmy Award • 2006: Doctor of Humane Letters degree, awarded by University of Minesota • 2005-2008: Canon Explorer of Light photographer • Recent: 40 most influential photographers of all time
  5. 5. Brother Wolf Chased by the light
  6. 6. Raven feather in rain Chased by the light
  7. 7. Snowy bull moose Northwoods
  8. 8. Touch the sky eagle cloud Prairie
  9. 9. Indian grass with sun Prairie
  10. 10. Impressions • Very strong contrast between the main focus and the supporting elements • Vibrant colours • Variety of colours vs. monotone • Strong depth of field • Quiet, peaceful and serene

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