A selection of photos by photographer Peter Essick. He has worked as a freelance photojournalist. His main client has been National Geographic magazine, and he has produced more than 30 stories for the magazine on many different topics.
Peter Essick was recently named one of the 40 most influential nature photographers in the world by Outdoor Photography Magazine. Essick specializes in stories about nature and the environment. Essick lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with his wife, Jackie, and nine-year-old son, Jalen.