Tony Bendele is a self-taught photographer and videographer who has documented the beauty and the plight of our planet since he first picked up a camera for fun while working as a wildland firefighter in northern California from 2009 - 2013. Now an internationally published and award-winning photographer, Tony captures the imagination of a global audience. Tony is uniquely qualified to create his brand of photography which spans a wide range of subjects. While currently running a portrait and wedding photography business in Sunbury, Pennsylvania, his work does not stop there. Tony travels worldwide to capture some of his favorite subjects which include extreme weather, natural landscapes, wildlife and zoo animals, emergency incidents, aerial photography, and much more. Through social media, Tony strives to share his vision with hundreds of thousands of people and to inspire them to explore the world for themselves. His powerful images have been featured around the world in magazines, art festivals, TV/media, documentaries, newspapers, websites, and much more.

State/Province/Region: Pennsylvania

Country: USA

In Your Bag

Cameras: Canon 5D Mark IV, Canon 5D Mark III, Sony A7R IV

Lenses: Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sports Lens for Canon, Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM, Canon EF 16–35mm f/2.8L III USM, Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM, Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM, Rokinon 24mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC, Sony 200-600mm f/5.6-6.3 G OSS, Sony FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS

Featured Photos by Tony Bendele

Your Favorite Places Gallery

Assignment #324: National Parks, Monuments, Forests And Public Lands

Assignment #270: Your Best Photo Of 2016