Affiliate & former Exec Dir
International League of Conservation Photographers
Washington, DC, USA
Justin Black is a photographer from Washington, DC. A leader in his field, his photographs have been published widely and featured in numerous exhibitions around the U.S. and abroad, from the UK to Los Angeles to the United States Capitol. Several exhibitions of his work have been hosted at Mountain Light Gallery, founded by adventurer Galen Rowell. Through the International League of Conservation Photographers, Black has contributed photography in support of conservation campaigns to protect landscapes and ecosystems from British Columbia to Brazil, and from California’s Sierra Nevada to the Chesapeake Bay watershed, in collaboration with conservation organizations such as the World Wildlife Fund, The Nature Conservancy, Panthera, the Sierra Club, Conservation International, National Parks Conservation Association, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, and the Wild Foundation. His images are featured prominently in books supporting conservation initiatives, such as Freshwater: the essence of life (iLCP), and Our National Parks: America’s Natural Heritage (Earth in Focus Editions). Among his editorial clients are the National Geographic Society, Sierra, Sunset, American Photo, Rock & Ice, Nature Conservancy, Huffington Post, and major newspapers in the USA and Europe. He is a regular contributor of feature articles to Outdoor Photographer magazine, whose editors have referred to him as a “photo safari expert.” On behalf of Christie’s auction house, Conservation International, and ILCP, he curated selection of the Top 40 Nature Photographs of all time. Black’s editioned prints are represented by The G2 Gallery in Los Angeles and The Art of Wild in Europe. Advertising clients have included MasterCard, Virgin Atlantic, Nikon USA, Fujifilm, and Ford Motor Company. His company, Visionary Wild, has achieved a superlative reputation for delivering world-class photography travel and education experiences for passionate photographers.