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Charlie Hamilton James

Charlie Hamilton James is a photojournalist who specializes in wildlife and conservation. His work requires specialized equipment, much of which he makes. Hamilton James has a particular interest in exposing “the brilliance of nature” in order to better document, understand, and save it. He has been obsessed with kingfishers — brightly plumed ambush hunters — since he was 6 years old, and with otters since he was 10. Before becoming a photographer for National Geographic, he had a long career in television working as a cameraman, series and executive producer, and presenter for the BBC’s prestigious Natural History Unit.

Current Exhibitions Featuring Charlie Hamilton James

The urgent need to protect the Serengeti’s intricate web of life

Washington Street and Prospect Street

Presented by National Geographic

The vast and varied ecosystem of thousands of plant and animal species is a place of astonishing resilience — but it needs the support of Kenyans and Tanzanians to survive.

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