Each of the selected photographers is a full-time professional nature photographer and each has an established record of creating world-class images. A number of the 2008 photographers participated in the 2006 Pro-Tour and are returning for a second round. Others are new to the Pro-Tour. All are avid supporters of wildlife and nature conservation. The Coastal Bend of Texas ranches will offer an exciting venue for fabulous images.
The outstanding group of international photographers that were selected for the 2008 Pro-Tour of Nature Photography, Coastal Bend of Texas are as follows:
* All images are copyright protected in the names of the individual photographers.
http://www.jasonhahn.com Jason Hahn is a professional nature photographer who specializes in capturing unique photographs of the creatures and scenery that make Florida such a special place. Certified as a Florida Master Naturalist, Jason uses this knowledge to capture exceptional photographs of wildlife and natural scenery in Florida and abroad. He has been widely published in books… Read more »
Santiago Gibert Isern
Santiago is a nature photographer and M.C. in sciences, was born in Barcelona, Spain December 7, 1975, but above all he is a conservationist whose main interest is the conservation of the ecosystems. For the past six years Santiago’s interest in the conservation of ecosystems has motivated him to undertake trips to many parts of Mexico, photographing… Read more »
Terra C. Lightsmith
http://www.denaliphotos.com Terra graduated from the University of Colorado with a degree in Biology and Fine Arts. Colorado fueled her love for the outdoors as well as her desire to capture those incredible natural moments on film. For four years she pursued a career in wildlife cinematography until one fortuitous day someone asked to purchase a… Read more »
Maresa Pyor Luzier
At the age of sixteen, Maresa began her journey as a nature photographer studying photography at the Hilton Leech Studios, in Sarasota, Florida. During that time she received First place in the Macro Division of the National School Scholastic Contest and also received rewards in the National Kodak Contest. After graduating high school she went on… Read more »