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Shannon Wild


Australian-born Shannon Wild, is an award-winning wildlife photographer and cinematographer. She has also authored three books, gives frequent photographic workshops and is an ambassador for a number of conservation charities and foundations. Growing up in Queensland she tried to spent as much time in the wild as possible and has since been drawn to exploring wildlife destinations the world over. She is now based in South Africa with her husband Russell MacLaughlin.

Working as an artistic director, Shannon developed her natural eye for detail and composition then moved on to her dream career as a professional photographer which she has now been doing since 2004.

Shannon is well known on the social media platform Instagram at @Shannon__Wild which she uses to present her dynamic wildlife photography.