Bridget Besaw Plus

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Bridget tells the story of the human connection to the natural world. The primary inspiration for her work is environmental protection.
During her years as a newspaper and magazine photographer Bridget won numerous national press awards for stories on the depletion of natural resources.
Among publications Bridget created feature stories for:Newsweek, Time, Forbes, Fortune, The New York Times, Business Week, Smithsonian, National Geographic Adventure and Nature Conservancy Magazine.

Bridget’s passion for these stories led her perfectly to her niche in producing imagery, multimedia, exhibits and books as outreach tools for environmental organizations and teaching photography workshops on how to do the same.
Bridget’s projects have tackled issues such as development threats to northern Maine’s wilderness, loss of working farmland in New England, restoration of crucial salmon habitat in the North Pacific, threats to wild rivers and arid grasslands in South America, climate change research and prevention in Indonesian forests and sustainable fisheries initiatives throughout the world.
Organizations who have partnered with Bridget to create imagery and multimedia projects:Maine Farmland Trust, The Nature Conservancy,
 Maine Coast Heritage Trust, Patagonia, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation,

 Chewonki Foundation, 
The Kittredge Foundation,The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, The Penobscot River Restoration Trust and Patagonia Sur Foundation.
Bridget has published two books in partnership with environmental organizations:Wildness within, Wildness without and From the Land.
For a complete archive of Bridget's imagery visit her picture agency Aurora Photos.
Bridget's work is supported by Leica Camera Company.

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