Menu
Return to Blog

I’m also honored to have contributed to Human Nature: Planet Earth In Our Time in which 12 of today’s most influential nature and conservation photographers address important environmental concerns of our time.

The featured photographers are:

  • Joel Sartore
  • Paul Nicklen
  • Ami Vitale
  • Brent Stirton
  • Frans Lanting
  • Brian Skerry
  • Tim Laman
  • Cristina Mittermeier
  • J Henry Fair
  • Richard John Seymour
  • George Steinmetz
  • Steve Winter

Alongside their reflections, they present curated selections from their photographic careers.

Stories and extraordinary images from around the world come together in a powerful call to awareness and action.

  • The United Nations has declared that nature is in more trouble now than at any other time in human history.
  • Extinction looms over one million species of plants and animals.
  • Human Nature wrestles with challenging questions: What do we have? What do we stand to lose?

This book offers inspiration to environmentalists, activists, photography fans, and anyone concerned about the future of our world.

  • This illuminating book tackles our modern environmental future through the lens of preeminent photographers
  • Great gift for photographers, nature enthusiasts, those who enjoy backpacking and camping, and anyone who cares about Earth’s climate and future
  • Add it to the shelf with books like National Geographic The Photo Ark Vanishing: The World’s Most Vulnerable Animals by Joel Sartore, The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert, and Dire Predictions: The Visual Guide to the Findings of the IPCC by Michael E. Mann and Lee R. Kump

Learn more and get your copy today at Chronicle Books.

You May Also Enjoy



Travel Tales by AFAR: Inside a Daring Giraffe Rescue in Kenya

Travel Tales by AFAR: Inside a Daring Giraffe Rescue in Kenya

A decade ago, a group of endangered Rothschild’s giraffes was relocated to a remote lakeside peninsula in Kenya. But in recent years, due to rising water levels, the peninsula became an island, trapping the giraffes. In 2020, a team of conservationists set up a daring rescue—one that wildlife photographer Ami Vitale traveled to document. This is her [ … ]

Read More

Toronto Film Magazine: About Shaba

Toronto Film Magazine: About Shaba

Ami was interviewed in May by Toronto Film Magazine about her filmmaking and her experience making Shaba. In the mountains of northern Kenya, a Samburu community is doing something that has never been done before. They’ve built a sanctuary for orphaned elephants to try to rehabilitate them back to the wild. The project is not [ … ]

Read More

Ami Vitale on CBS Sunday Morning

Ami Vitale on CBS Sunday Morning

Ami was honored to have recently been featured on the program CBS Sunday Morning in the segment, “Travel photographers on capturing images close to home.“ During the pandemic, photographers who are used to working in exotic locations have been focusing on more local subject matter, opening up new avenues of creativity. Correspondent Rita Braver talks [ … ]

Read More