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Juror: Ian Shive

Ian Shive is an award-winning conservation photographer, author, educator, film producer and environmental advocate, most recently recognized as the recipient of the Sierra Club's 2011 Ansel Adams Award for Conservation Photography. Ian's images have appeared in publications around the world including National Geographic, Time, Ski, Travel Channel, Gourmet, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, US News & World Report, Popular Science, Men's Journal, Outside and hundreds of others. Often referred to as the leading chronicler of America's National Parks today, his book The National Parks: Our American Landscape has become a best-selling photography book. Ian has helped shape diplomacy efforts around the world through his Wilderness Diplomacy initiative, currently underway in Afghanistan.

In addition to being an active photographer, Ian is the founder and CEO of Tandem Stills + Motion, Inc., a photography and motion clip licensing agency representing over 300 photographers worldwide. When he is not running operations at Tandem or fulfilling an assignment, Ian shares his knowledge as a photojournalism instructor at the University of Southern California. For more information visit IanShive.com