Mark Godfrey Selects

Ever wonder how photographers get those great nature shots you see on Or what photographic masters see in their favorite images?

Now you can find out with Mark Godfrey Selects, audio slideshows and videos from The Nature Conservancy’s award-winning director of photography that guide you through some of the most stunning images in the Conservancy’s archive... and the stories behind the pictures. Join Mark and learn more about the craft and technique that go into great nature photography — and become a better photographer yourself!

Mark Godfrey

Director of Photography

Mark Godfrey, director of photography for The Nature Conservancy, worked for several newspapers before covering the Vietnam War for the Associated Press and later for both LIFE and TIME magazines. He was a member of the photographer’s cooperative MAGNUM Photos and later director of photography for U. S. News & World Report. He has photographed a number of books for The National Geographic Society, including The Mighty Aztecs, Frontiers of Science and the National Geographic Outdoor Guide to the Great Lakes. He joined the staff of The Nature Conservancy in 2003.


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