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.

Living Bird Wins the National Outdoor Book Award
This week The Living Bird won the 2016 National Outdoor Book Award for Design and Artistc Merit! From the awards committee: “From one of the leading ornithology labs comes a book with extraordinary design and breathtaking imagery. Within the pages of this elegant book, master photographer Gerrit Vyn and leading naturalists, explore the fascinating world […]
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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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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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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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