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Melissa Groo

A Great Egret displays during breeding season. Photographed in Florida, this image won the Grand Prize in National Audubon Society's annual photo contest in 2015.

BIO: Melissa Groo is a wildlife photographer, writer, and conservationist. She’s passionate about conveying the marvels of the natural world to diverse audiences. She believes that photography can be both fine art and a powerful vehicle for storytelling, and considers herself a “wildlife biographer” as much as a wildlife photographer. By capturing and sharing stories about individual wild animals, she hopes to raise awareness and change minds about not only the extrinsic beauty of animals, but also their intrinsic worth.

Melissa is an Associate Fellow with the International League of Conservation Photographers.She writes a regular column on wildlife photography for Outdoor Photographer magazine, and is a contributing editor to Audubon magazine. Her photographs and articles have been published in numerous magazines including Smithsonian, Audubon, Outdoor Photographer, National Wildlife, Living Bird, and Natural History.

WEBSITE: melissagroo.com
INSTAGRAM: @melissagroo
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A Great Egret displays during breeding season. Photographed in Florida, this image won the Grand Prize in National Audubon Society's annual photo contest in 2015. <br />
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BIO: Melissa Groo is a wildlife photographer, writer, and conservationist. She’s passionate about conveying the marvels of the natural world to diverse audiences. She believes that photography can be both fine art and a powerful vehicle for storytelling, and considers herself a “wildlife biographer” as much as a wildlife photographer. By capturing and sharing stories about individual wild animals, she hopes to raise awareness and change minds about not only the extrinsic beauty of animals, but also their intrinsic worth.<br />
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Melissa is an Associate Fellow with the International League of Conservation Photographers.She writes a regular column on wildlife photography for Outdoor Photographer magazine, and is a contributing editor to Audubon magazine. Her photographs and articles have been published in numerous magazines including Smithsonian, Audubon, Outdoor Photographer, National Wildlife, Living Bird, and Natural History. <br />
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WEBSITE: melissagroo.com<br />
INSTAGRAM: @melissagroo