Trees A Crowd

Joanna Lentini: Swimming with crocodiles to photograph her fears

December 16, 2019 Season 1 Episode 24
Trees A Crowd
Joanna Lentini: Swimming with crocodiles to photograph her fears
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Trees A Crowd
Joanna Lentini: Swimming with crocodiles to photograph her fears
Dec 16, 2019 Season 1 Episode 24
David Oakes
Show Notes

Joanna Lentini is an underwater photographer and adventurer. She runs ‘Deep Focus Images’, a company that organises trips for those interested in pursuing wildlife photography. She is also the COO of ocean education organisation ‘Oceans in Focus’. Her accolades include having her work exhibited at the 2015 Climate Change Conference in Paris, and featuring as a finalist in the 52nd Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards. In this bonus Christmas episode, Joanna gives us a frank and open insight into her life, her passions and her anxieties. She explains how she combats her fears by swimming with crocodiles and orcas, and the thrill in doing so, and details the problems humans will continue to face as we become even more disconnected from nature. In this episode, she reminisces about an amazing trip to Glacier National Park and recalls how the natural world affected her from a very early age, and has gone on to hold a special place in her heart.

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