Joris Van Alphen
International League of Conservation Photographers
Sant Cugat del Vallès, Barcelona, Spain
Joris van Alphen is a documentary cinematographer and photographer specializing in stories about nature and people. He is a Fellow of the International League of Conservation Photographers.
From camping in the canopy of a fig tree deep in the Amazon rainforest to diving unexplored coral reefs in the northern Moluccas, Joris has extensive experience working in remote locations. Growing up with biologist parents, he embarked on his first field trip to Africa at the age of three. He went on to study biology himself but left a career in science to become a full-time photographer and filmmaker. His work has since spanned five continents for clients including National Geographic and the BBC Natural History Unit.
2019 - Wildlife Photographer of the Year, 2016 - Big Picture Competition, 2016 - Wildlife Photographer of the Year, 2014 - Marine Conservation Photography Grant Winner, 2014 - Exploration Grantee, 2012 - Emerging Nature Photographer Award
- Audio capture
- RC aerial
- Video capture
- Video editing