Beautiful Planet

“On their own, as beautiful, disturbing, interesting objects, images have limited opportunity to create much change, but in the presence of a few key elements, like passion, determination, and care, they can be powerful forces of change.”

Cristina Mittermeier

For some of us, the natural world is a constant source of awe, jow, wonder and even fear. For creative people, nature is the perfect raw material from which to tell stories.

Cristina Mittermeier
Alley of BaobabsMadagascar, 2009 – A rare afternoon shower turned the sky a lovely purple hue as the sun set over this fabled and iconic Malagasy scene.

Humans are hard-wired to respond to storytelling; images and stories are so much better suited than science to capture the full, complex reality of our experience as humans on this planet.

Cristina Mittermeier