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Curator: Jeanne M Modderman
National Geographic Photo Producer

Previous Assignments


Voices of the Parks

This assignment ran from Jun 1 - Jun 24, 2016
Curator: Erika Larsen
National Geographic Photographer


Parks & Wildlife

This assignment ran from May 20 - Jun 10, 2016
Curator: Charlie Hamilton James
National Geographic Photographer


Pristine Seas

This assignment ran from May 2 - May 23, 2016
Curator: Enric Sala
National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence


After the Rain

This assignment ran from Apr 10 - May 1, 2016
Curator: Marie McGrory
Associate Photo Editor


When Death Comes

This assignment ran from Mar 21 - Apr 11, 2016
Curators: Lynn Johnson, Elizabeth Krist

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