Natural History

Tim Laman's image of a tarsier.

Tim’s picture was used on the cover of the October 2010 issue of Natural History magazine.  The story entitled “Married to the Mob” looks at the social behavior’s of one of the smallest primates in the world, the tarsier.  Originally, Tim took this picture for the National Geographic story “Night Shift in the Rain Forest” published October 2001.  If you would like to see more of Tim’s pictures on tarsiers go to his online archive.

Vanity Fair, Time, W, Sports Illustrated, InStyle

What do the above magazines have in common?  They all have Tim’s picture in their recent issues.  The Magazine Publishers Association is using Tim’s image of a file-eared tree frog from Borneo Island, Indonesia as part of their ad campaign.  The ad below was published in the March 14th issue of Time Magazine.

If you would like to purchase this image as a print or card, please visit Tim Laman’s Archive.

National Geographic China

The February issue of NG China featured Tim in their Portfolio section.   Above is the opening spread to the feature.  It includes 10 photographs and a question and answer interview with Tim.  To see other work Tim has published in National Geographic go to Tim

BBC Knowledge

The January/February 2011 issue of BBC Knowledge features Tim’s images in the story “Protecting the Killers”.  This is the first time that Tim’s work has been published in the UK magazine.  The photographs used were from Tim’s mangroves coverage which you can see at Tim

YUS Conservation Area

In January of 2009, The YUS Conservation Area in Papua New Guinea became the first of its kind.  More than 35 villages agreed to protect this area, named after the three rivers: the Yopno, Uruwa, and Som, to prohibit logging, hunting and mining.  You can find out more in the article Tim wrote and photographed in the August/September 2010 issue of National Wildlife.  If you missed the issue you can see the whole thing at the NWF website.

The Wealth of Nature

The Wealth of Nature: Ecosystem Services, Biodiversity, and Human Well-Being is a gold winner in the 2010 Independent Publisher Book Awards in the Environment/Ecology/Nature category.  Tim is very happy to be a contributing photographer of this book by Cristina G. Mittermeier, Jeffrey A. McNeely, Russell A. Mittermeier, Thomas M. Brooks, Frederick Boltz, and Neville Ash.

The Wildlife Photojournalist in OP

Tim was featured in the August issue of Outdoor Photographer.  The interview is about what it is like to be a wildlife photojournalist and how he gets the perfect shot.  The opening spread (below) features an adult male Bornean orangutan eating ginger stems while keeping an eye on the female he has been following.

To read the article and see the images used visit The Wildlife Photojournalist.

Bowerbirds Article is Out

Tim started shooting Bowerbirds back in 2005.  After many trips to the other side of the world Tim’s article on Bowerbirds has been published.

Opening Spread in National Geographic's July 2010 Issue

There are 13 of Tim’s images featured in the article.  To read the article and see more Bowerbird pictures go to NGM’s website.

Mangroves On The Edge?

Tim’s mangrove images are featured in the summer issue of The Nature Conservancy magazine.  The opening spread of the mangroves feature is an aerial view of the Sarawak Mangrove Reserve near Kuching, Malaysia.

Mangroves opening spread in Summer TNC

Tim also has a photo essay with 6 different images, each representing a different aspect of the mangroves.  Below is the opening image on restoration.

Mangroves photo essay TNC Summer 2010

Also included in the essay are images on harvest, range, biodiversity, protection and threats.

Birds of Paradise in GEO

GEO’s June issue contains a new article on Birds of Paradise. It features both old and new photographs of 9 different species.

This image shows a creative angle of the hind side and tail feathers of a male King Bird of Paradise (Cicinnurus regius). Other species in the article include Carola’s Parotia, Goldie’s Bird of Paradise, Lesser Bird of Paradise, Magnificent Bird of Paradise, Red Bird of Paradise, Ribbon-tailed Astrapia, Victoria’s Riflebird, and Wilson’s Bird of Paradise.