Interview: Tom Mangelsen on “The Last Great Wild Places”

WYOFILE | By Kelsey Dayton – It took photographer Tom Mangelsen, along with a staff of three people, a year to whittle down his more than 4 million images to about 1200, then 500, then 300. And then it was in the graphic designer’s hand make about 140 pictures fit in Mangelsen’s new book, The Last Great Wild Places. The book includes a forward by Mangelsen’s friend Jane Goodall, as well as text by Todd Wilkinson. It is a retrospective of Mangelsen’s more than 40 years of photography. It features new work, including the cover which shows Grand Teton National Park’s grizzly bear No. 399 crossing a river, as well as images created through the years Mangelsen never printed, along with a few Mangelsen classics… More>

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First Light – Grizzly Bear by Thomas D. Mangelsen