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01 | About

Neil Ever Osborne is a Canadian photographer, filmmaker, and public scholar.

His interdisciplinary projects bear witness to the complex relationship between people and the planet.

More specifically, Osborne’s work examines the converging social and environmental issues that narrate our times in a changing — and warming — world.

In this pursuit, he focuses on humanity’s enduring spirit and nature’s resiliency.

Osborne is an Explorer with the National Geographic Society, a Contributing Photographer with Smithsonian Magazine, and an Assistant Professor at the Trent University School of the Environment. He also holds long-standing Fellowships with the International League of Conservation Photographers, The Explorer’s Club, and the Royal Canadian Geographical Society.

02 | Featured Press

Can Photojournalism Help Save the Planet | Cameras in hand, journalists and photographers are taking action to help the environment.
By Madigan Cotterill in Review of Journalism

Picture This: Captivating Visuals Close Gap in Climate Change Communication | Dr. Neil Osborne’s unique lens on visual storytelling in taking the climate change conversation beyond the classroom.
By Trent University in News and Events

More press here.

03 | In The Field

04 | Present Designations

• Explorer | National Geographic Society
• Contributing Photographer | Smithsonian Magazine
• Fellow | International League of Conservation Photographers
• Fellow | The Explorer’s Club
• Fellow | Royal Canadian Geographical Society
• Assistant Professor | Trent School of the Environment
• Academic Referee | Environmental Communication

05 | Past Designations

• Assistant | Frans Lanting | National Geographic Magazine
• Assistant | Paul Nicklen | National Geographic Magazine
• Assistant | Cristina Mittermeier | National Geographic Magazine
• Inaugural Photographer-in-Residence | Canadian Geographic Magazine
• Inaugural Climate Change & Sustainability Editor | The Weather Network
• Inaugural Conservation Photography Editor | Canadian Wildlife Magazine
• Alumni | The Eddie Adams Workshop
• Alumni | MediaStorm Workshop
• Ambassador | Nikon Canada
• Ph.D. in Environmental Studies | Faculty of Environmental & Urban Change | York University
• M.A. in Visual Communication | School of Visual Communication | Ohio University
• B.Sc. in Biology (Specialization in Conservation) | School of the Environment | Trent University

06 | Bear Witness: Subarctic Documentary Film

07 | I Am 360º Film

08 | Featured Editorial Partners

09 | Featured ENGO Partners

10 | Featured Indigenous Partners

12 | The Shot That Got Away Short Film