Tim was on assignment for the BBC filming birds of paradise for Planet Earth II and he shot mostly with the RED Epic. RED Digital Cinema interviewed Tim about the RED Epic video camera which you can read via the link below. The camera has such a large sensor he was able to get some amazing stills pulled from the video. Read the interview to see how this amazing camera helped in filming the Red Bird of Paradise.
This Friday at 9 pm, the Nat Geo Wild Channel will premier Tim’s show on Orangutans. As you can see below, if you check out their website now you can view clips from the show along with a slideshow of Tim’s images. Learn about Orangutans and Tim’s mission to save them at Nat Geo Wild’s website.
Tim’s pictures were featured in the April/May issue of National Geographic Traveler magazine. The story was written by his wife and 2 kids about their summer adventures to Borneo as a family.
Tim’s orangutan story has won 1st prize for the Nature Stories category in the 2016 World Press Photo Contest! You can see his winning story “Tough Times for Orangutans” on the World Press Photo website.
Below are some pictures of the fires and its effects from 3 weeks ago. Indonesia recently received some rain but the fires are still a threat.
See the National Geographic New article: Photos: Indonesia’s Rampant Fires Threaten Rare Orangutan.
Yesterday, National Geographic News posted Tim’s photo story on their website, Photos: Indonesia’s Rampant Fires Threaten Rare Orangutans. A couple of weeks ago Tim was on assignment in Indonesia photographing the devastation. He was on the front lines where people were desperately trying to put out the fires. Not only is this a huge ecological disaster threatening orangutans and other wildlife but it is also effecting the air we breath. Check out Tim’s Instagram (@TimLaman) to see other pictures of the wildfires. To see more pictures of the endangered orangutans the fire is threatening, visit Tim Laman’s Wild Orangutan gallery.