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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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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Snow Goose Migration
Snow Goose Migration is in full swing in many places across North America. There is [...]
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Magazine Covers this Month
A few magazine covers to share this month. The cover of Living Bird magazine shows a [...]
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Arctic National Wildlife Refuge 50th Anniversary
The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is located in one of the least protected and [...]
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Beaches and Birds
I started my morning on the formerly stark white beaches of the Gulf Islands [...]
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Birds and Oil Booms
I had a great moment this evening while traveling along the Alabama coast. I came [...]
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Alabama Coast
I visited several areas today around Gulf Shores on the south side of Mobile Bay. As [...]
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Gulf Oil
Like most, I have watched the BP oil leak from afar – feeling a mix of anger at the [...]
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Great Horned Owls
Last night I was camped out along a rugged logging road deep in the boreal forest of [...]
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Ivory Gull Article
My feature story on the status of the enigmatic Ivory Gull, “The Allure of the [...]
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Sharp-tailed Grouse
Getting up at 5:00 in the morning and hiking in the dark to a cold cramped blind is [...]
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