Gerrit Vyn Photography

Gerrit Vyn is a wildlife and conservation photographer and cinematographer best known for his work documenting endangered birds and covering conservation stories around the world for the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Assignment and stock photography. Photographic instruction and workshops. Author. Public speaker. Cinematographer and producer.

Tragopan Photo Blinds
Hi Folks! A few years back I met a French fellow designing the kind of photography blinds I had always wanted for my work. For years I was using cheap hunting blinds that I’d have to cut holes in and would be in tatters after a few projects. I have been collaborating with him ever […]
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Living Bird Wins the National Outdoor Book Award
This week The Living Bird won the 2016 National Outdoor Book Award for Design and [...]
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Birds of the Yellow Sea Video
The intertidal mudflats of the Yellow Sea contain the most important stopover sites [...]
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2017 Iceland Photo Tour
Join Arctic photography specialist Chris Linder and myself for the trip of a [...]
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The Living Bird Book is Out!
My first major photography book project, created for the 100 year anniversary of the [...]
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Platte River Sandhill Cranes
Every year more then 500,000 cranes stop along the Platte River in central Nebraska [...]
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Join me March 19th at the DC Environmental Film Festival
Attention DC friends – I will be attending the Environmental Film Festival in [...]
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San Francisco Ocean Film Fest Selections
I’m honored to have two of my short films selected for screening at the [...]
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Gerrit Presenting at Harvard on January 6
I will be giving a presentation to the Nuttall Ornithological Club at Harvard on [...]
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Last Days with Spoon-billed Sandpipers
From here on out, each time I see a Spoon-billed Sandpiper, I wonder if it will be [...]
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An Evening with Spoon-billed Sandpipers
Last night the winds were relatively calm and the sun was shining for the first time [...]
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Meynypil’gyno
After seeing the state of life in Anadyr and being warned by the Russian security [...]
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Black-necked Stilts
Here’s a short video I shot in Louisiana at Audubon’s Rainey reserve this past [...]
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