Wildlife Photography: Natural or Staged?
Ever wonder how nature photographers and filmmakers get perfect close-ups of animals in the wild? It may have nothing to do with skill or luck. Many filmmakers take shortcuts, using captive animals and staging the drama that unfolds on screen. We go behind the scenes to explore the challenges and ethics of nature photography and filmmaking.
Related Video: Chris Palmer Interview
Wildlife filmmaker and author Chris Palmer talks about what he hopes wildlife films can achieve and whether or not audiences are understanding their messages of conservation. This interview was shot, edited, and directed by students at the International Film Academy of Jackson Hole: