James Valentine is a visionary naturalist, photographer, artist, poet, speaker, and videographer, applying many cinematic techniques. His works have helped preserve millions of acres in the heart of wild lands. He coordinates his photography with leading environmental groups and cultural organizations throughout the world. He has published ten large-format photography books featuring some of the best natural history fine art photographic coverage of the southeastern U.S. He is president of the Quest Foundation (www.questfoundation.org).