Author Archives: Tim Laman

National Geographic PROOF Blog


 
This summer follow Tim’s adventures with his family in Borneo documenting orangutans for an assignment with National Geographic on their PROOF blog.  View his first post: Postcards From Borneo: A Family Adventure Begins Anew.

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Announcing New Orangutan Project

 

An adult male Bornean Orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) sits in the sleeping nest he has made in a small tree.

 
Currently, Tim is in the rainforest of Indonesia working on his orangutan project for the summer.  Part of the project is a new National Geographic story which he will document their behavior in several different populations around the country.  Check Instagram for pictures from Tim in the field.  @TimLaman…
 
 

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Birds of Paradise Move to Philly


Twelve-wired Bird of Paradise (Seleucidis melanoleuca) male at sunrise.

Tim’s exhibit, Birds of Paradise: Amazing Avian Evolution, is now open at The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA.  The exhibit developed by National Geographic and The Cornell Lab of Ornithology is open from May 3 to September 1, 2014.  Check out The Academy’s website… to plan your visit.
 
 

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“Best Exploration Film” winner at the New York Wild Film Festival

Our short Bird of Paradise film called “Paradise Found”, shot by Tim Laman, Ed Scholes and Eric Liner, and produced/edited by Tom Swartwout won the category “Best Exploration Film”.  It was a real honor and thrill to attend the festival this past weekend in New York City at the famed Explorer’s Club.

New York Wild Film Festival logo

Here is the TRAILER for the festival, which gives you a great overview of the films we saw last Saturday.  You’ll see glimpse of Tim rappelling and birds of paradise performing in the reel.
Go to the festival WEBSITE… to see the

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Birds Of Paradise Book In Japanese


Birds Of Paradise: Revealing The World’s Most Extraordinary Birds has been translated into Japanese and is available for purchase.  One great addition to the book is that in the Japanese edition, it contains QR codes that take you directly to videos of the birds.  You can find it in bookstores in Japan, or order it from the Nat Geo Japan website….  If you are in the US or elsewhere and are interested in purchasing a copy please contact us by email at (function(){var ml=”ftniehc.l

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BBC Wildlife Portfolio

BBC Wildlife Portfolio

BBC Wildlife magazine published Tim’s Birds of Paradise images in their December issue.  The 13 page portfolio includes 12 of Tim’s best Birds of Paradise photographs….

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