Podcast 10 – Aaron Gekoski

On the dangerous end of conservation, environmental photojournalist Aaron Gekoski talks to Newton & Coe about his work and life in photography

There’s another side to wildlife conservation and that’s where photographer Aaron Gekoski plies his trade. He is an internationally-acclaimed environmental photojournalist and film-maker, specialising in human-animal conflict.

Aaron (also known as Bertie to his friends) focuses primarily on Man’s complex relationship with Nature. Over the past decade he has taken an in-depth look at: Mozambique’s shark finning crisis, Borneo’s last remaining ‘Sea Gypsies’, orangutan tourism, Cambodia’s ‘hero rats’, Madagascar’s ‘tortoise mafia’, West Africa’s voodoo trade, Namibia’s annual seal cull, East Timor’s crocodile whisperers, and more.

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By Chris Coe

Chris is a professional photographer, and the founder of Travel Photographer of the Year. He has been working as a professional photographer since 1992, shooting both editorial and advertising photography, and has published over 50 books. He lectures on and teaches photography, mentors and is a competition judge.