2014 Book Awards Competition

THE NEBRASKA CENTER FOR THE BOOK | By Rod Wagner –  The Nebraska Center for the Book is pleased to recognize “Yellowstone Wildlife – Ecology and Natural History of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem” and its selection for the Nebraska Book Awards Non-fiction Natural History award selection.  “Yellowstone Wildlife” is an extraordinary book.  We congratulate Thomas

Bookends: Books of Local Interest

THE OMAHA WORLD HERALD | by Micah Mertes – “The Last Great Wild Places” by Thomas D. Mangelsen (224 pages): A big photo book from Omaha native and “all-wild” wildlife photographer Mangelsen. The more than 150 images capture everything “from polar bears in the Arctic to vast herds of game on the plains of Africa,

Wildlife Photographer Mangelsen has Seen it All; Now You Can Too

SAN DIEGO COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER | By Dave Schwab – He’s taken some four million photographs of animals in their natural states – and wildlife photographer Thomas Mangelsen’s new book, “The Last Great Wild Places,” is a compendium of the finest work from one of the most prolific and award-winning nature photographers of our time.  “It’s

Top Photo Books for Your Stocking Stuffers

PHOTOSHELTER | By Allen Murabayashi – In the age of the iPad, there still is something glorious about a photo book. Here are a few of our favorites from 2014, so send Santa (or Hanukah Harry) a quick tweet, and get a big dose of inspiration this Holiday season — “The Last Great Wild Places:

Rewilding of America is a Natural Thing to Do

JACKSON HOLE NEWS & GUIDE | By Todd Wilkinson – We human beings are set apart by our capacity to express extraordinary compassion, empathy and charity — especially, it seems, at this time of year.  We also are unrivaled on the planet for carrying out acts of cruelty, not only against others of our own

Mangelsen’s Art Book Conveys Years of Awe

JACKSON HOLE NEWS & GUIDE | By Todd Wilkinson –  My mother-in-law gave me a photo book signed for her by Ansel Adams. His signature is as treasured as the autographs of sports figures and politicians I’ve collected over the years. Maybe more so, because what Adams accomplished was timeless.  I’ve often wondered if Americans

Mangelsen’s Walk on the Wild Side

LA JOLLA LIGHT | By Pat Sherman – Award-winning wildlife photographer and conservationist Thomas Mangelsen, who opened his Images of Nature gallery on Girard Avenue in 1991, claims that in his 40 years in business, he’s never succumbed to the urge to snap a bear selfie, although he’s seen “hundreds” do so near his Jackson,

The Art of Wildlife Photography with Tom Mangelsen

CREATIVE LIVE  |  Creative classes from the world’s top experts:  Wildlife photography through the lens of a legend –  Learn wildlife and outdoor photography from one of the most prolific nature photographers of our time in The Art of Wildlife Photography with Tom Mangelsen.   Drawing lessons from his 40 years of observing and photographing the

Park Hunters Herd Elk into a Hail of Rifle Fire

JACKSON HOLE DAILY | By Mike Koshmrl – Witnesses say hunters in Grand Teton National Park drove a herd of elk from a no-hunt zone and toward an awaiting firing line Wednesday….. Wildlife photographer Tom Mangelsen— long an opponent of the park hunt — said hunter behavior Wednesday was as egregious as he’s seen.  By

Bear Managers’ Credibility on the Line

JACKSON HOLE NEWS & GUIDE  |  By Thomas D. Mangelsen – American poet Robert Frost once expressed a sentiment that many of us feel in our hearts: “The world has room to make a bear feel free.”  How I wish it were true today in Wyoming, home to one of the most exceptional bear populations