National Geographic’s Jason Edwards has been at the forefront of natural history photography for more than two decades. His image portfolio ranks among the largest of any photographer in the Society’s long history. Based in Melbourne Australia, a passion for wildlife and the environment has been with him over his extensive career. Beginning his career at the Zoological Board of Victoria, Jason has since been recognised globally for his contributions to Science, the Environment and the Arts.
Jason’s accolades within the photographic industry stretch over 20 years. He has been a two times winner of the Eureka Prize for Science Photography, three times winner of Communications Art Photography Annual, two times winner of the ProMax Golden Muse, and winner of the Australian Geographic Society Pursuit of Excellence Award among others.
Through his commissioned work and as the face of National Geographic Channel’s Pure Photography, Jason has taken his story telling to dozens of countries and to every continent. His work has appeared in hundreds of publications including National Geographic Magazine, BBC Wildlife, Australian Geographic, Sports Illustrated, Conde Nast Traveler, and The New Yorker. Jason is also an author of science education books, and his imagery has appeared on everything from environmental campaigns to Hollywood blockbusters.