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  1. 1. Research on a famous photographer Presented by Pham Truong Son
  2. 2. Jim Brandenburg Born: 1945 Fields: environmental, nature and landscape photography/filmmaking Career: Over 10 years of newspaper photojournalist Over 30 years as contract photographer for National Geographic Commission groups: NHK, BBC A member of the International League of Conservation Photographers
  3. 3. Stories about Jim One of the highlights of Brandenburg's career occurred in 1988 when he "discovered" and filmed for posterity a pack of wild Arctic wolves on Ellesmere Island in the high Arctic He was twice named Magazine Photographer of the Year by the National Press Photographers Association and the Kodak Wildlife Photographer of the Year by the Natural History Museum-London and BBC Wildlife. One of only five Americans, he received the World Achievement Award from the United Nations Environmental Program in 1991 in recognition of his using nature photography to enhance public awareness of the earth's fragile environment.
  4. 4. Awards 1981 and 1983: Magazine Photographer of the Year by the University of Missouri School of Journalism, and National Press Photographers Association, Pictures of the Year awards for his work in National Geographic. 1988: Wildlife Photographer of the Year award in BBC Wildlifes annual competition. 1991: Global 500 Environmental World Achievement Award. 2002: The documentary Chased by the Light: A Photographic Journey with Jim Brandenburg was nominated for an Emmy Award 2006: Doctor of Humane Letters degree, awarded by University of Minesota 2005-2008: Canon Explorer of Light photographer Recent: 40 most influential photographers of all time
  5. 5. Brother Wolf Chased by the light
  6. 6. Raven feather in rain Chased by the light
  7. 7. Snowy bull moose Northwoods
  8. 8. Touch the sky eagle cloud Prairie
  9. 9. Indian grass with sun Prairie
  10. 10. Impressions Very strong contrast between the main focus and the supporting elements Vibrant colours Variety of colours vs. monotone Strong depth of field Quiet, peaceful and serene