Gemina Garland-Lewis is a Seattle-based photographer, EcoHealth researcher, and National Geographic Explorer with experience in 29 countries across six continents. Both her photography and research explore the myriad connections between humans, animals, and their shared environments. She is passionate about integrating the worlds of visual storytelling and research to develop new ways of communicating social and environmental issues to broader audiences and building unique platforms for education and outreach.
Her photography, writing, and stories have been featured by National Geographic News, National Geographic Adventure, and REI, among others. Garland-Lewis is the recipient of the Society of Professional Journalists Western Washington chapter's 2018 Passion Projects grant for her project Everything to Me.