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Photographer Ami Vitale on Following Your Heart and Documenting Stories of Hope

Photographer Ami Vitale on Following Your Heart and Documenting Stories of Hope

Update: 2021-12-08
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Photographer Ami Vitale documents endangered animals and the special bonds they share with their caretakers. This week on the My Modern Met Top Artist Podcast, we interview Ami Vitale and get a behind-the-scenes look at how she captured some of her most stunning work.

You may have seen one of her more famous images featured on the front cover of National Geographic Magazine following the death of Sudan, the world's last male Northern White Rhino, or her coverage of the rescue operation to save a stranded community of endangered Rothschild Giraffes with a raft. In our chat, Ami Vitale answers your listener questions and delves into how she went from documenting violence in conflict zones to shedding light on stories of hope in wildlife conservation.

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Read more about Ami Vitale's work and the projects we discuss:

100 of the World's Top Photographers Use Their Art to Help The Environment [Interview]

Giraffes Left Stranded by Flooding in Kenya Are Dramatically Rescued by a Special Barge

Photographer Wears Panda Suit Disguise to Snap Candid Pictures of Them in Nature 

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Photographer Ami Vitale on Following Your Heart and Documenting Stories of Hope

Photographer Ami Vitale on Following Your Heart and Documenting Stories of Hope