About the artist
Adriano Gambarini is professional photographer and author since 1992. Considered one of the most important natural and cultural photographers in Brazil, he has vast experience in outdoor photography on scienti c expeditions to remote areas, mainly in the Amazon.
Author of 13 photographic books, he documents protected area management plans, environmental impact studies and expeditions of NGOs such as WWF-Brazil, Conservation International, The Nature Conservancy, Terra Brasilis and Pró-Carnívoros Institutes.
Photographer for the National Geographic Brazil over the last 14 years, Mr. Gambarini owns the most diversi ed, personal photo archive in the country, with more than 180 thousand images of ecosystems, wildlife, rare and endangered animals, researches in remote areas, National Parks, ora, archeology, paleontology, caves, architecture, cities, ways of life of indigenes tribes and culture of ethnic groups of Brazil, Antarctica and more 19 other countries.
The author worked as still photographer for a Discovery Channel documentary in Brazil, France and Russia - “Langsdor Expedition”, as well correspondent on online journal coverages in Thailand, Laos, China and Kyrgyzstan (photographing a pioneer Brazilian team trip through the Silk Road), and as a photographic editor and author of tourist guides.
He administrates and licenses his own image bank for the production of articles to specialized magazines and books related to environmental and cultural themes, as a photographic editor of books and tourist guides. In the publishing & advertising markets, the author produces photographs for campaigns, aerial views, industries and portraits.
Mr. Gambarini has a Geology degree from the University of São Paulo and works since 1987 as a speleologist and cave diver, had been
working in the most important expeditions to mapping, exploring and diving in caves. Both his scienti c skills and sophisticated lighting techniques make him the most respected and well-known cave photographers in Brazil. In 2012 he published the most important book of Brazilian Caves.
Mr. Gambarini is photographic editor of books from others authors, as well Tourism Guides and Scienti c publications.
Speaker in TEDx Talk, Mr. Gambarini lectures in photography and natural sciences (Biology, Geology, and Geography) in universities, where he links photographic work to a process of awareness and environmental conservation, culture and social aspects of people.