Bio

Justin Black's photographs have been published widely and featured in numerous exhibitions around the U.S. and abroad, from the UK and Germany to Los Angeles and the United States Capitol. Formerly executive director of the International League of Conservation Photographers (ILCP), Black has contributed photography in support of conservation campaigns to protect threatened landscapes and ecosystems from British Columbia to Brazil, and from California’s Sierra Nevada to the Chesapeake Bay watershed. His company, Visionary Wild, has achieved a reputation for delivering world-class photography travel and education experiences for passionate photographers with leading professional instructors.

Articles by Justin Black

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Critical Exposure

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 | Text & Photography By Justin Black

Photography has often played an important role in conservation efforts, helping to influence legislation and land policy to preserve wild places.

Create Your Own Luck
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Create Your Own Luck

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 | Text & Photography By Justin Black

One of my most important photographic mentors, Galen Rowell, grew accustomed to being told how lucky he was to capture the stunning natural events that he photographed.

Take Control Of Backlight
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Take Control Of Backlight

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 | Text & Photography By Justin Black

The stars faded as darkness gave way to soft twilight.

Seeing Beyond Grandeur
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Seeing Beyond Grandeur

Tuesday, November 6, 2012 | Text & Photography By Justin Black

On a Grand Canyon rafting trip, you learn to expect the unexpected, and this day was no different.

Frogs Of The Osa Peninsula
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Frogs Of The Osa Peninsula

Tuesday, May 8, 2012 | Text & Photography By Justin Black

My foot plunged through cool rushing water to find the firm purchase of a pebbled streambed.

Photographing With Purpose
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Photographing With Purpose

Tuesday, October 4, 2011 | Text & Photography By Justin Black

What does it mean to be a photographer with purpose?

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