Tim Laman

Tim Laman is a field biologist and wildlife photojournalist.Tim first went to Borneo in 1987 and his pioneering research in the rain forest canopy led to a PhD from Harvard and his first National Geographic article in 1997. He has pursued his passion for exploring wild places by becoming a regular contributor to National Geographic magazine where he has published 21 feature stories.Tim has developed somewhat of a reputation for being able to come back with shots from the wild of nearly impossible subjects. He relishes such challenges, and firmly believes that promoting awareness through photography can make a difference for conservation.Current projects include 4K wildlife filmmaking, the Birds of Paradise Project and ongoing documentation of orangutans in the wild in collaboration with his wife, Cheryl Knott and her Gunung Palung Orangutan Project.