Todd Amacker is a lifelong student of natural history and spends his free time stalking small creatures in forests and streams. As a published professional photographer, writer, and film-maker, he covers issues dealing with science, nature, and conservation. As a scientist, he is a non-game fisheries biologist interested in the ecology, taxonomy, distribution, and conservation of freshwater fishes and mollusks in the American Southeast.
He resides in Knoxville, TN, with his wife and daughter.
B.S. | Environmental Science, University of West Florida | 2008
M.S. | Wildlife & Fisheries Science, University of Tennessee-Knoxville | 2016
Left: A self-portrait of the photographer in Gaza Province, Mozambique.
Right: The Milky Way galaxy during the African winter, when stars shine at their brightest.