About the Author

Tom Mangelsen’s photography is showcased in 16 Images of Nature® galleries with illustrations for 20 children’s books and multiple leading nature and art magazines including Audubon, National Geographic, Life, Wildlife Art and National Wildlife. His published fine art books include Images of Nature: The Photography of Thomas D. Mangelsen (now in its twelfth printing); Polar Dance: Born of the North Wind; Spirit of the Rockies: The Mountain Lions of Jackson Hole; and The Natural World, based exclusively on his work in panoramic format. Tom was named BBC’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year (1994) and the North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA) Outstanding Nature Photographer of the Year (2000). He is a charter member of NANPA. For more information, go to www.mangelsen.com.

Point of View: Game Farm Photography
by Thomas Mangelsen | January 19, 2009

Game farm photographyGame Farm photography is not an issue that is broadly understood. Imagine genetically wild animals born in captivity, incarcerated for life, only to be paroled and paraded for profit, and you have the Game Farm picture.

Although I have spoken out against Game Farm photography for many years, f...

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