Photographing Man’s Ill Effects on the Environment

Butte, Montana
Butte, Montana
Credit Peter Essick

Freelance photojournalist Peter Essick–a resident of Stone Mountain, Georgia–has just published a book entitled, “Our Beautiful, Fragile World” (Rocky Nook, 2013).  It chronicles more than two decades of his work at National Geographic magazine depicting man’s often detrimental effect on the environment.  Here, the author speaks with WABE’s Steve Goss…  

A conversation with Peter Essick

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