Pete Oxford

Pete is a British biologist who has lived in Ecuador, South America since 1985. He works as a team with his wife South African Reneé Bish. They have travelled repeatedly to all continents in search of images and are more and more drawn to native cultures as well as wildlife believing that the preservation of one is inextricably linked to the other. Their images have been published in most of the major magazines in the world in their field, including National Geographic, BBC Wildlife, Geo, Smithsonian, Nature, International Wildlife, Airone and Nature’s Best.

Pete is a ten-time award winner in the BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition and is a founder member of the International League of Conservation Photographers ( Pete is a committed conservationist and aspires to illuminate the natural world to the public with the aim of raising awareness and respect for the environment.

”As long as I can remember I have wanted to spend my life travelling and with wildlife. Having converted my dream to a career my mission now is, through photography, to inspire others about nature – the beauty, the importance and the fragility.”

“In the end, we will conserve that which we love. We will love that which we understand. And we will understand that which we are taught.” – Baba Dioum