Thomas Peschak

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Birthday
1, 1975
Birthplace
Germany
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
1, 1975 (age 44)
Birthplace
Germany

About

Professional photographer who is known as a fellow of the International League of Conservation Photographers. He is best known as a contributing photographer for National Geographic Magazine.

Before Fame

Starting his career as a marine biologist specializing in human-wildlife conflict, he retired from fieldwork in 2004. Instead of pursuing science, he became a wildlife photojournalist after realizing that he could have a greater conservation impact through photographs than statistics. His work focuses on several of the most critical marine conservation issues.  

Trivia

He has written, photographed, and published several books of his work. He is also the winner of multiple BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards. 

Family Life

He was born and raised in Germany. 

Associated With

In 2015, he gave a TED talk titled Dive into an Ocean Photographer's World while aboard Mission Blue II. The event was hosted by TED Talk Prize winner Sylvia Earle