Clay Bolt is a Natural History and Conservation Photographer specializing in macro and close-up photography with an emphasis on invertebrates, reptiles and amphibians. Originally from South Carolina, Clay now lives in Bozeman, Montana where he works as the communications lead for World Wildlife Fund's Northern Great Plains Program. He is an Associate Fellow in the International League of Conservation Photographers (iLCP). For the past decade Clay has regularly partnered with organizations to develop imagery that can be used to support conservation. He is the current president (2016–2017) and serves on the Board of Directors for the North American Nature Photography Association and CREA, an organization dedicated to conserving critical habitat in the Panamanian rainforest.

Articles by Clay Bolt

White-faced capuchin in Latin America
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Te Amo, Latin America

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 | Text & Photography By Clay Bolt

An incredible array of wildlife awaits in Central and South America. Plan your trip carefully for an unforgettable photography experience.

Rusty-patched bumble bee by Clay Bolt
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Speaking For A Species

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 | Text & Photography By Clay Bolt

How I overcame my fear of filmmaking to help protect one of North America’s rarest bees.

macro photography by Clay Bolt
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Big Dreams For The Little Things

Thursday, November 3, 2016 | Text & Photography By Clay Bolt

Approaches to macro photography that highlight the unseen world around us.

Featured Photos by Clay Bolt