Joel Sartore is a photographer, speaker, author, teacher, conservationist, National Geographic Fellow and a regular contributor to National Geographic Magazine. He specializes in documenting endangered species and landscapes in order to show a world worth saving. He is also the founder of The Photo Ark, a multi-year documentary project to save species and habitat. He has written several books, including RARE: Portraits of America’s Endangered Species, Photographing Your Family, Nebraska: Under a Big Red Sky and Let’s Be Reasonable.
Sartore has contributed to National Geographic magazine, Audubon Magazine, Time, Life, Newsweek, Sports Illustrated. Sartore 's work has been the subject of several national broadcasts including National Geographic’s Explorer, NBC Nightly News, NPR’s Weekend Edition and the PBS documentary At Close Range. He is also a regular contributor on CBS News Sunday Morning.