Jeff Mauritzen

Photographer and naturalist Jeff Mauritzen has been on assignment for National Geographic, photographing wildlife in Kenya, Tanzania, and the Galapagos for the Society's recently published Animal Encyclopedia. His travels have immersed him in vivid landscapes and dramatic situations in nearly 50 countries around the world. Whether capturing 360-degree panoramas of wildlife along an African savanna or photographing sharks in the Pacific depths, Jeff’s work expresses an unwavering passion, respect, curiosity, and awe for the natural world. An avid traveler and explorer, Jeff has lived in the Andean highlands of South America, the southwest coast of Ireland, as well as at sea aboard seven different ships.