In a busy world it can seem daunting to invite more thoughts or deeper thinking on any issue outside the pressing or urgent. In this state, it is hard to imagine…
The Question: ‘How we can contribute or inspire’ vital solutions to global issues like climate change, or the conservation of wild species, places and cultures.
Studies have shown to grow and encourage creativity we must stimulate our minds with unique experiences, learn something new, discover a new way of seeing, fill the vision with powerful images that evoke and provoke new thoughts or understanding.
The Answer: Photography aligns this principle with story and science, offering us a window into a unique experience—often from rare or remote perspectives, we are engaged to think differently.
When we listen, the Wild Speaks!
WildSpeak 2016 is a two day symposium on Photography, Conservation and Communications on the 15th and 16th of November in Washington, DC that is hosted by the International League of Conservation Photographers. WildSpeak offers presentations, discussions, learning, and inspiration with some of the world’s leading nature and wildlife photographers, filmmakers, scientists, newsmakers, and conservation organizations that explores how visual media can best contribute to impactful science communications and positive conservation outcomes all around the globe. The event will feature iLCP’s Photographer Fellows as presenters, including Founding Fellows and National Geographic Photographers Steve Winter and Brian Skerry as keynote speakers. Other presentations and panel discussions will include representatives from the Smithsonian Institute, National Geographic, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, and others.
Bare Essentials are proud sponsors of iLCP and WildSpeak 2016.
We hope to see you there!
For a detailed schedule and to book tickets to the event visit: www.wildspeak.org
Learn more about iLCP at: www.conservationphotographers.org