How to Join Forces
The session will provide a unique and privileged first look at an exciting new international project launching in October, where cameras will be the weapon of choice in the fight to tackle one of the biggest threats facing the world’s species. The panel will share the practicalities of bringing together a group of internationally-renowned photographers, who are used to working independently, and how best to pool resources to both raise funds and make noise around a single cause.
London-based photo editor and journalist Keith Wilson is the founder of Wild Planet Photo Magazine, the world’s first monthly digital magazine devoted entirely to wildlife photography. Keith is a much sought-after editor of fine-art photography books, working with some of the UK’s leading wildlife and nature photographers. He is also the editor of the forthcoming photo book Remembering Rhinos, the eagerly-awaited follow-up to 2016's sell-out Remembering Elephants. A former award-winning editor of Amateur Photographer, Keith is the founder of Outdoor Photography magazine, which he edited from 2000 to 2007, and Black White Photography, Europe’s only magazine dedicated to the black-and-white image. He is an experienced judge of wildlife photo competitions, including GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year. Keith is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and contributes a monthly photography column to the society’s magazine Geographical.
Britta Jaschinski is known for her unique style of photojournalism. Her photos are troubling and unsettling, yet beautiful. For her latest project she is joining forces with other award-wining photographers, who together envisage a world where we no longer wipe out entire species in the name of status, greed and superstition.
Adrian Steirn is a photographer and filmmaker. He is the founder of Ginkgo Agency, a specialist content agency, and the creator of Beautiful News and 21 Icons. Beautiful News is a good news platform sharing positive, inspiring and uplifting stories, while 21 Icons is a visual celebration of people who have influenced the world for the better.