Last month Dr. Jane Goodall, primatologist and planet earth activist came to share her stories from a young child to living in Gombe National Park , Tanzania. Today, Jane at 77 years old travels extensively to help change the world. To learn more visit Jane Goodall Institute and read this informative article.
As a photographer is was a delight and a honor to have the privilege of photographing Jane through the event, the evening gathering and most of all capturing her connecting with the chimps at Chimps Inc.
Through my lens I saw Jane become Jane Goodall! The woman who has the gift of being able to connect and gain acceptance from chimpanzees.The connection Jane had with these chimps was breath taking. They did not want food or items from her they just wanted her! They felt her fearlessness. If there were no bars between Jane and the chimps I truly think they would have held and snuggled with her. Yes they are wild animals but after seeing Jane with them, I saw their human like qualities and what inspires Jane to spend her life helping these beautiful beings.
Thank you Jane for all you have done, what you are doing and the impact you are having on the planet.
“Don’t forget that every single day you live, you’re here for a reason. You can think about the small choices you make each day, what you buy, what you wear, what you eat and then try and make the choices that will leave the lightest ecological footprint and most help to society. Every one of us makes a difference, every single day.” Jane Goodall
Wonderful . thank you.
wondering if you took any photos with the students art that was at the lecture of Dr. Goodall’s that was around the room? I am the teacher that had the show.
These photos are wonderful.
What is the cost of a small one? Oops assuming you are selling some. I love the kiss.
She was wonderful. Can’t believe we still don’t get it.
Hi Marcy, I unfortunately did not get a chance to photograph the art work. I did notice how great it was though. Photos can be purchased on my website.
Jill,wondering if you took any photos with the sedntuts art that was at the lecture of Dr. Goodall’s that was around the room? I am the teacher that had the show.These photos are wonderful.What is the cost of a small one? Oops assuming you are selling some. I love the kiss.She was wonderful. Can’t believe we still don’t get it.Anyway,Great shoot.marcy monte
Hi Marcy, I just saw your post. I can pop up the gallery again. The images are available for sale. Unfortunately I did not get to photograph the art around the room.