Speaker Program: From the Arctic to the Antarctic and Everything in Between (7:00 PM EST)
Joe and Mary Ann have traveled the world over the past 36 years and will share images from locations both near and far. Besides adventures from these locations, they will share how they captured the shot with tips on equipment, camera settings and animal behavior. It will be a fun evening for all.
Joe and Mary Ann McDonald are a professional wildlife photography husband and wife team who has been teaching photo workshops and leading photo tours for the past 36 years. Their images have appeared in every major natural history magazine and calendar throughout the years. Joe has written 8 how-to books on photography, nine how-to eBooks and is the author of numerous natural history books and is a columnist in two photography magazines. He has produced several photography teaching videos and together they have created a YouTube channel to profile their work. Mary Ann has written 29 natural history children’s books, and has published a Hoot Hollow Cookbook and a coffee table book on The Amish. They have photographed the Seven Big Cats of the World four different years, have completed 111 treks for mountain gorillas in Rwanda and have both named a baby gorilla in the Kwita Izina Naming Ceremony. They have both won in the prestigious BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition and were awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by the North American Nature Photographer’s Association in 2021.
This program is only in Auditorium C at Cokesbury and will not be shown via Zoom.