Nature in Focus follows photographer, filmmaker, and conservationist Ian Shive as he travels around the world to tell nature's story through photography. From stunning destinations to animal conservation stories, explore our planet through Ian's lens while learning how you, too, can capture better photographs of this incredible planet we call home.
Few people had ever documented sharks in Cuba when we first traveled there for Shark Week in 2015. Our expedition was the first time an American film crew had entered the country since the embargo 70 years prior.
Nature photographer, Ian Shive took flight to show us what Alaska looks like from above. Click through to see some of Ian's awesome aeriel shots.
Kenai National Wildlife Refuge is often called “Alaska in miniature.” It has a little bit of everything, from gorgeous white-capped mountains to ribbons of blue rivers flowing through the forests and ancient glaciers hiding high above, feeding life to the landscape below.
Super Blooms are quite the phenomenon and they pop up all over the country, but only when the stars align and the weather is just right. Ian Shive from Discovery's NATURE IN FOCUS traveled to Alaska, Washington, and California in the past few years to capture the beauty. You can't see the bloom every year, and since this year we're stuck at home these amazing photographs are just the esacpe we're looking for.
From Big Bend to Yellowstone to Denali, nature photographer Ian Shive recalls the best photos and moments taken of National Parks across the country.
Spring has officially arrived across the northern hemisphere. Celebrate its arrival with stunning photos of our natural world that mark the new season's beginning, captured by nature photographer Ian Shive.
When you think winter, deserts don't always come first to mind. But winter in the desert can be just as stunning as frosty winter destinations. Explore these amazing arid spots captured by nature photographer Ian Shive.
Winter is here. Nature photographers Ian Shive has some amazing icy shots from all over the world. Much like snowflakes, no frosted leaf is the same.