Science Pub Portland - Hollywood Theater
|Date: Oct. 7, 2013||Time: 7-9pm||Located at: The Hollywood Theater, 4122 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland|
|Who is this for: 21+ (or minor with adult)||Cost: $5 suggested donation|
Eye on the Wild: Conservation Photographer Suzi Eszterhas
Award-winning wildlife photographer Suzi Eszterhas is one of the only women in her competitive, adventure-filled industry. She specializes in documenting the family life of endangered species. Based in California, Eszterhas spends several months each year in the field, photographing animals from the poles to the tropics. She is well known for her unprecedented work with newborns, including lions, cheetahs, tigers, gorillas, orangutans, penguins, bears, and sea otters. Much of her work has been published in Smithsonian, Ranger Rick, National Geographic Kids, BBC Wildlife, and TIME magazines, as well as on Good Morning America and TODAY online. She is a fellow of the prestigious International League of Conservation Photographers, and leads photography tours around the world.
Eszterhas is also the author of the new Eye on the Wild series, a series of six books for children featuring stunning photographs and informative text. Each book follow one species from birth to adulthood through the lens of Suzi’s camera. Visit www.suzieszterhas.com to learn more.
At OMSI Science Pub Portland, Eszterhas will share memorable anecdotes, technical expertise, and ridiculously cute images from her work photographing animal families in their wild habitats. Hear how she composes photos of tiger dens while riding on elephant-back in India, how she keeps herself safe while working with grizzly bears, how the animals respond to her and her camera, and how wildlife photography can help raise awareness of the problems facing wildlife today.
Science Pub Portland - Hollywood Theater, is a monthly event open to anyone aged 21+ (or minor with adult). No RSVP or scientific background required. Just bring your curiosity, sense of humor, and appetite for food, drinks, and knowledge! $5.00 suggested cover charge. Tell your friends. We hope to see you there!
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