David Wright

Specialty: Filmmaker

David Wright is an award-winning filmmaker and photographer with more than 25 years of professional experience, much of it spent working in Australia. During his career, he has been a regular contributor to a wide variety of National Geographic projects spanning natural history, adventure, and history topics. He has led scientific expeditions to remote areas of the Northern Territory and the Kimberley, including the Hunter River region. Assignments have taken him throughout Australia, visiting remote Aboriginal communities, wildlife hotspots, and cultural sites. Having worked in many of Australia's most remote and challenging locations, David's experience enables him not only to teach a wide range of photographic skills, but also to give a unique perspective on the region's wildlife and landscapes. Highlights have included several films about Australia's famed saltwater crocodiles, the rare and elusive cassowary, as well as the creatures that inspired many Aboriginal Dreamtime legends and much of their rock art.

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