In the August 2012 issue of Travel + Leisure magazine, Ian Shive enlightens readers in “Undiscovered America: Secrets of the Parks.” Ian acquaints readers on how to have a private vacation inside of a tourist hotspot, our busy American National Parks. Ian shares his top secrets of where to stay, what to do, and where to find the esoteric locations where you can make the most stunning photographs of our “best idea.” To see more of Ian’s national park work click here.
Images from Ian Shive’s expansive national park collection is shared in Life Magazine‘s America’s National Parks: 67 Must See Destinations 2012 book alongside other Tandem Stills + Motion photographers. Ian’s manifold collection complements all seven of the book’s ecoregional chapters from “The Mountains” to “The Coast” in which his photos are displayed. Seen in multitudes throughout the book, two of Ian’s images introduce and act as opening images for chapters “The Mountains” and “The Red Rocks,” and another one of which closes “The Desert” as a two-page spread. To see more of Ian’s national park work click here.
Photographer Ian Shive has just finished a two-week project in O’ahu, Hawai’i, with The Nature Conservancy/The Nature Conservancy of Hawaiʻi illustrating the integral role of water in Hawaiian culture as it flows from the peaks of the island’s mountains to its oceans. Ian additionally highlights the issues arising from an invasive species of algae growing in Hawai’i's coral reefs from which composting at taro lo’i fields benefit and sea urchin maturation farms are used.
Ian Shive’s work of the Marin Headlands headlines The Nature Conservancy Magazine‘s ”California Dreaming.” Shive’s photos masterfully represent the San Francisco Bay Area’s iconic natural landforms. Issue #2 also highlights many of the other features of the Marin Headlands as seen through Shive’s lens. See all of Shive’s photos of the Marin Headlands here, or view the article and photo gallery here.