Lectures on Nature’s Theme

 
Arist: Ana Retamero Olmos. Image source: photokina-World of Imaging

Arist: Ana Retamero Olmos. Image source: photokina-World of Imaging

The Society of German Nature Photographers, will be presenting different lectures every day at the fair based on the theme ‘The stage is set for nature’. On the first of the fair,  Markus Botzek will talk about his presentation Nature photography through changing times which will answer the question what makes nature photography fascinating.

19 September will see Winfried Wisniewski pay attention to the habitat of the Serengeti in his talk The Serengeti lives-a natural World Heritage Site in jeopardy

Nature photographer and natural scientist Paul Kornacker has travelled to Namibia, explored the oldest desert in the world and more.  Paul will talk about his photographs 20 September at 5:00 pm

At 5:00 pm, 21 September the lecture will shift focus to Japanese winter on Hokkaido. Martin Eisenhawer’s pictures will represent photographs of three types of birds that are found during the Japanese winter on Hokkaido, the northernmost of the Japanese islands.

Ariane Müller and Marcus Sonntag will conclude the lecture series on 22 September at 12:45 pm with their talk on central Norway as the habitat of musk oxen. The two nature photographers have photographed musk oven in Dovrefjell National Park in Norway.

Apart from these lectures, the Society of German Nature Photographers will also be exhibiting some of the best photographs from the GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition at the fair.

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