Photographer, National Geographic
Who you are is not a lens or a piece of equipment or a degree. We can buy the same cameras, go to the same countries and do the same stuff, but what you bring to [your work] is the single most important thing.
Vince Musi always talks to animals right before he shoots them. A photographer specializing in animal portraiture for National Geographic, his recent work includes projects on domestication, intelligence and cognition. Over the last 30 years his work has included volcanoes, mummies, landscapes, sports, culture, hurricanes, history and archaeology.