Marine Microfauna part of the contents of one dip of a hand net
Marine Microfauna, part of the contents of one dip of a hand net, 2006
Photograph, Archival Pigment Inkjet
18 x 26 in.
Courtesy of the artist
Retail Value: $1,000
David Liittschwager is a portrait photographer with an emphasis on natural history subjects. Between 1983 and 1986, he worked as an assistant to Richard Avedon in New York City. Now a contributing photographer to National Geographic and other magazines, Liittschwager received an Endangered Species Coalition Champion Award for Education and Outreach and a Bay & Paul Foundation Biodiversity Leadership Award. Liittschwager lectures and shows his work in both fine art and natural history contexts. His photographs have been exhibited at many museums, including the American Museum of Natural History in New York City; the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C.; the Honolulu Academy of Art in Hawaii; and at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco. He lives and works in San Francisco.