Frans Lanting gained global recognition for his work for National Geographic
● Born and raised in The Netherlands, Frans moved to the US in the 1970s. ● His published books include Jungles, Eye to Eye, Okavango: Africa’s Last Eden, Penguin, Living Planet, Bonobo and Madagascar: A World Out of Time.
● In 2006, Frans and his wife/creative partner Chris Eckstrom launched Life, an epic history of life on Earth from the Big Bang to the present, as a book, exhibition, interactive website and multimedia orchestral performance with music by composer Philip Glass.
● His numerous awards include World Press Photo, BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year, and the Sierra Club’s Ansel Adams Award.