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Becoming a TWC Contributor

Becoming a member of the TWC

We have had many requests for information on joining the Thailand Wildlife Collective (TWC) so we have put together some information on this for those with an interest.

The contributing photographers of the Thailand Wildlife Collective are a small group of dedicated wildlife photographers who are creating content for inclusion in the Thailand Wildlife Conservation Archive.

The Conservation Archive is an extensive online collection of high quality natural history photographic media that is made available to help conservation organizations, researchers and educators to directly support wildlife and habitat conservation in Thailand.

To become a TWC photographer you need to be…….

  1. a dedicated natural history photographer with a large body of work that you will be adding the Conservation Archive, as well as committing to improve the Conservation Archive through regular future submissions
  2. a natural history photographer who is noted for specializing in a particular subject area and is regarded in the community as having a deep knowledge of that subject area
  3. a photographer who can create exemplary work as well as produce photographs that are of the highest technical standards and compatible with media industry needs including full IPTC
  4. aware that the TWC is an ongoing commitment that relies on dedication and self financing from its members – the Conservation Archive is wholly non-commercial and facilitates its members to donate their time and work for conservation aims in Thailand
  5. aware that membership of the TWC is very limited and only adds up-to one contributing photographer member each year

We are eager to include photographers that can substantially improve the Conservation Archive and as such photographers with specializations in areas where the archive needs to be improved will be given due consideration.

So if you are comfortable with the above and have looked at the Conservation Archive and are confident that your images are at the minimum the standard of the images already in the Conservation Archive then please feel free to drop us a line showing us some of your natural history photography and telling us about your specialization and how you would improve the team.

2018-07-18T05:25:19+00:00July 1st, 2018|

Update June 17, 2018

Conservation Archive Update June 2018

The “conservation archive” has been updated today, by Paul Thompson, to include new images in the following archive section: Arthropods of Thailand.

The update introduces a host of new arthropod images taken in the month of June at Kaeng Krachan National Park and Chalerm Phrakiat Thai Prachan National Park on an extended stay by Paul. The new images include scorpions, Dermaptera, Dictyopharids, Pentatomidae, jumping spiders (Salticidae), assassin bugs (Reduviidae), Eurybrachidae, Psocidae, lantern bugs as well as a spectacular crown wasp (Stephanidae).

2018-06-24T01:36:42+00:00June 20th, 2018|

Update May 20, 2018

Conservation Archive Update May 2018

The “conservation archive” has been updated today, by Geoff Potter, to include new images in the following archive section: Birds of the Plains.

The update introduces new images to the collection of male and female Asian golden weavers (Ploceus hypoxanthus).

2018-05-20T12:02:29+00:00May 20th, 2018|

Update May 18, 2018

Exhibition gallery Update

The online “exhibition gallery” has been updated today to include new images and labelling.

The updates include a host of new images that have been added to the various exhibition galleries in the site including the bird gallery, mammal gallery, herpetofauna gallery, bio-diversity gallery and arthropod gallery. In addition, after a number of requests from followers of the site, we have added captioning to the individual photographs in each of the exhibition galleries so viewers know what species they are looking at. To visit the online exhibition gallery just click here.

2018-05-18T03:25:58+00:00May 18th, 2018|

Update May 17, 2018

Conservation Archive Update May 2018

The “conservation archive” has been updated today, by Ton Smits, to include new images in the following archive sections: Primates of Thailand, Snakes of Thailand, Turtles and Tortoises of Thailand, and Lizards of Thailand.

The updates are new images to the collection including: Brown Whip Snake (Dryophiops rubescens); Burmese Horned Frog (Brachytarsophrys carinense); White-lipped Pit Viper (Trimeresurus albolabris) adult female; Thai Cat Snake (Boiga siamensis); Black-headed Cat Snake (Boiga nigriceps); Dumeril’s Monitor Lizard (Varanus dumerilii); and Oldham’s Leaf Turtle (Cyclemys oldhamii).

2018-05-20T12:01:08+00:00May 17th, 2018|

Update May 2, 2018

Conservation Archive Update May 2018

The “conservation archive” has been updated today, by Paul Thompson and Ian Edwardes, to include new images in the following archive sections:  Wild Cats of Thailand, Mammals of Thailand, Deer of Thailand, Civets of Thailand and Rodents of Thailand

The updates are all new images to the archive including: Gaur (Bos gaurus); Indochinese leopard (Panthera pardus delacouri); Large Indian civet (Viverra zibetha); Sambar (Rusa unicolor); Red or common muntjac (Muntiacus muntjak); Pallas’s squirrel (Callosciurus erythraeus); and Leopard cat (Prionailurus bengalensis).

2018-05-20T11:53:11+00:00May 17th, 2018|
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