Gabby Salazar
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About Gabby

Gabby Salazar is a nature photographer from Greensboro, North Carolina. When Gabby was 11 years old, her father gave her a camera and she was hooked in just a few short minutes. Since that time, Gabby has traveled throughout North America and to over fifteen countries to take outdoor photographs. In 2004 Gabby was named BBC Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year and in 2002 she won the Nature's Best Photography Youth Category.

Gabby returned in June of 2011 from a 10 month project in Peru funded by a Fulbright Grant and a National Geographic Young Explorers Grant. She worked with the Amazon Conservation Association ( to document the creation of the Manu-Tambopata Conservation Corridor. Gabby worked at over 15 sites along the corridor to document community based, government based, and foreign conservation efforts. Her project blog is

Gabby is also committed to conservation and education. She has been working with Nature's Best Photography since 2006 to found Nature's Best Photography Students, a free, bi-monthly, online magazine by students for students.

In September of 2008, Gabby was recognized by Glamour Magazine as one of the Top 10 College Women in the United States for her work with children, photography and the environment. Gabby graduated from Brown University in 2009 with a degree in Science and Society. She hopes to pursue a career in conservation and natural history publishing.

Gabby is a Past President of the North American Nature Photography Association ( and an Associate Fellow of the International League of Conservation Photographers. She gives photography presentations as a young motivational speaker across the country. As a female nature photographer, she especially enjoys presenting to women's groups and girls schools.

Gabby is represented by National Geographic Creative - please email  or call 202-857-7537 for further information. Please email Gabby directly for inquiries about fine art prints, exhibits or assignments. You can follow Gabby on Facebook and Twitter.

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