John Rollins is an attorney and award winning travel, nature and wildlife photographer from Kansas City, MO. He was chosen as one of National Geographic's Travel Photographers of the Year in 2016. He was selected as one of the "World's Top Eight Travel Photographers" by the Sydney Morning Herald Traveller in 2016 (www.traveller.com.au/the-best-travel-photography-gr47vt ). He has been ranked as one of the Top 10 Travel Photographers in the World by top10travel (top10travel.online/top-10-travel-photographers-2016/). He was the 2014-15 grand prize winner of the Galapagos Conservancy Photo Competition and his photo of a Yellow Crowned Night Heron was the cover of the Galapagos Conservancy's 2015 Calendar. His unique image of a mother polar bear and her yearling cub on an iceberg frozen into the sea ice in the Arctic received an Honorable Mention in the Nature category of the 2016 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Competition (travel.nationalgeographic.com/photographer-of-the-year-2016/gallery/winners-all/1), was a National Geographic "Top Shot," was featured in the National Geographic story "Pristine Seas" (National Geographic Explorer in Residence Enric Sala discusses the article here with discussion of the photo beginning at 1:49 https://www.facebook.com/watch/live/?v=10154237262543336&ref=watch_permalink) and received an "Honorable Mention" in the International Photography Awards in the Nature/Landscape category. He has had a number of photos chosen for National Geographic "Daily Dozen" honors. His image of the elusive Shoebill Stork was an "Audubon Top 100" photograph in 2015. He has had numerous photos featured on various travel and expedition websites and in various publications throughout the world. In 2019, John was a featured speaker at the prestigious Hancock Symposium at Westminster College (previous speakers at the symposium have included Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Bob Geldof , Bernie Sanders and Madeleine Albright). In conjunction with the Symposium, John had an Exhibition of his work highlighting the global effects of climate change on various ecosystems, entitled 2°C, installed at the National Churchill Museum (www.nationalchurchillmuseum.org/10-09-19-johnrollinsphotos.html) on Westminster College's campus. http://www.fultonsun.com/news/local/story/2019/sep/22/shooting-save-polar-bears/796230/?fbclid=IwAR2zlNlk8c9eKlbX-A2ya-zxJk9MZgOQZo1wSOe4kszcdzeY6LzEJ6rT9qM. Learn more about John Rollins and his photography in this interview with photo website Macphun: macphun.com/blog/interview-john-rollins.