New Species Discovered In Lost World

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If you missed Tim’s article in Australian Geographic you can now read it online.  In the Cape York Peninsula of Australia, the boulder fields are a spectacular sight.  Tim and biologist Conrad Hoskin traveled by helicopter to discover new species during their expedition.  You can read the article on Australian Geographic’s webpage – Cape Melville’s Lost World. […]

Birds of Paradise on BBC Planet Earth 2

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Tim shot for the BBC’s Planet Earth 2: Jungles episode which premiered in the UK last night.  It included two species Tim is very familiar with, the Wilson’s Bird of Paradise and the Red Bird of Paradise.   Not only did they capture the beautiful behavior they also discovered something new.  For the first time […]

Orangutans – Out on a Limb Published in Dec 2016 NatGeo Magazine

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It’s been several years in the works, and I’m happy to share that my latest National Geographic magazine story “Orangutans – Out on a Limb” has just appeared in the December 2016 issue.  Check out the Dec print magazine, or one of the digital editions online or on your iPad to see the extra videos. […]

Tim to Speak at Wildscreen

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On Friday October 14 Tim will speak at Wildscreen’s photography day.  He will give an innovative presentation about his long term project photographing wild Orangutans and the conservation issues surrounding them.  Here is Wildscreen’s webpage for the photography day where you can purchase tickets to Tim’s talk.  wildscreen.org/photography  

RED Digital Cinema Interview

Tim was on assignment for the BBC filming birds of paradise for Planet Earth II and he shot mostly with the RED Epic.  RED Digital Cinema interviewed Tim about the RED Epic video camera which you can read via the link below.  The camera has such a large sensor he was able to get some […]

Get the Story Behind the Story

See Tim talk about the difficulties of photographing Orangutans in the wild and the conservation issues that face them.  Tim’s story ‘Tough Times for Orangutans’ won 1st place in the nature stories category of the World Press Photo awards this year.

Mission Critical: Orangutan On The Edge Premiers on Earth Day

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This Friday at 9 pm, the Nat Geo Wild Channel will premier Tim’s show on Orangutans.  As you can see below, if you check out their website now you can view clips from the show along with a slideshow of Tim’s images.  Learn about Orangutans and Tim’s mission to save them at Nat Geo Wild’s website.

National Geographic Traveler

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Tim’s pictures were featured in the April/May issue of National Geographic Traveler magazine.  The story was written by his wife and 2 kids about their summer adventures to Borneo as a family.

World Press Photo Win

Tim’s orangutan story has won 1st prize for Nature Stories in the 2016 World Press Photo Contest!  You can see his winning story “Tough Times for Orangutans” on the World Press Photo website.    

Flashback Japan – feature in Japanese National Geographic

Flashback Japan - Dec 2015 National Geographic Japanese edition spread featuring a photo from Tim Laman's Jan 2003 article about Winter Wildlife in Japan.

Happy 20th Anniversary to National Geographic Japan, the first international edition of National Geographic magazine! In honor of their anniversary, National Geographic Japan created a special section called Flashback Japan in their December 2015 issue, and I am honored to be featured.  They selected one of my images from my story about Japanese Winter Wildlife, […]