At Meet Your Neighbours, we believe that images matter. Whether it’s for public outreach, reporting and accountability, site documentation or evidence gathering, professional imagery is the key element in your communications effort. Today it’s pictures, not words, that get your message heard. And the better the pictures, the clearer it is. Meet Your Neighbours is a worldwide network of specialised photographers documenting biodiversity against pure white backgrounds, in the field. Working with a MYN photographer provides your programme or expedition [...]
Meet Your Neighbours photographers have been sharing their work all over the world and this past weekend two events of special note took place: In Jacksonville, Florida MYN co-founder Clay Bolt and contributors Paul Marcellini, Nate Dappen and Krista Schlyer presented during a 2-hour at the North American Nature Photography Association’s annual Summit. Across the Atlantic, Dutch contributor Joris van Alphen presented in Amsterdam during PIXperience. In fact, Joris’ presentation featured the largest MYN panel to date at nearly 200′ [...]
French wildlife magazine Nat’Images is featuring MYN in their October / November 2012 issue. Contributor Denis Palanque conducted interviews with co-founders Niall Benvie and Clay Bolt and wrote the six-page article, which gives an excellent overview of the project’s achievements and goals for the future. To learn more visit the publication’s website here!
We’re so pleased to announce that The Nature Conservancy is featuring a Meet Your Neighbours image as their “Photo of the Month” for October. Clay Bolt‘s image of an Imperial Moth caterpillar on autumn leaves will be the perfect thing to lead you in the season (if you happen to be in the Northern Hemisphere, that is). You can download the image for your computer’s desktop by going here. While you’re there, take a moment to read Clay’s essay and [...]
The MYN team just returned from an action-packed weekend working in Rocky Mountain National Park as part of National Geographic’s 2012 BioBlitz. MYN and iLCP team members Karine Aigner, Clay Bolt, Krista Schlyer joined scientists and volunteers at several sites during the event including Lily Lake and Iceberg pass, which is an Alpine Tundra ecosystem due to the elevation. Team members Neil Losin and Kevin FitzPatrick were also on-site as active participants in the event. Neil made a wonderful discovery [...]
Later this week, I’ll be shooting MYN style for the National Geographic BioBlitz in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. I had been wanting to create a portable, easy-to-assemble light table for photographing invertebrates. I built this one in a matter of minutes using PVC pipe and connectors that I purchased for a few bucks at the home improvement center. It fits into my backpack and works like a charm! -Clay
Meet Your Neighbours Photographers and the International League of Conservation Photographers team up to photograph National Geographic Society’s 2012 BioBlitz at Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Meet Your Neighbours Photographers and the International League of Conservation Photographers team up to photograph National Geographic Society’s 2012 BioBlitz at Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. Greenville, South Carolina – August 16 , 2012 – Meet Your Neighbours is pleased to announce a partnership with the International League of Conservation Photographers to photograph species found at the 2012 BioBlitz at Rocky Mountain National Park for the National Geographic Society. National Geographic will be conducting a new BioBlitz [...]
We at Meet Your Neighbours are so pleased to be featured on Audubon Magazine’s blog wonderful blog “The Perch” today. Senior editor, Julie Leibach wrote a really nice piece on the project entitled “Community Photography Project, “Meet Your Neighbours,” Brings Nature to You.” You can read the article by going here! Thanks Julie!
The Nature Conservancy recently honored Meet Your Neighbours and co-founder Clay Bolt by holding an exhibit of several of Clay’s images at their worldwide office in Arlington, Virigina. Special thanks to The Nature Conservancy’s Mark Godfrey and Erika Nortemann for their support of MYN! (All photos by Mark Godfrey)
Meet Your Neighbours co-founder Clay Bolt recently had a chance to discuss the project with The Nature Conservancy’s Director of Photography, Mark Godfrey. If you’re interested in learning more about what MYN is all about how the photos are made, take a moment to watch this short video.