National Geographic selects local photographer!

National Geographic selects local photographer!

oook contributor Ryan Donn recently sat down with local photographer Shawn Talbot. Here is their conversation.

You may have never met local photographer Shawn Talbot but I guarantee that all of you have seen his work.
This summer his photograph of Cormorant fisherman was selected as the editors pick by the National Geographic from a pool of over 12,000 images.
I recently sat down to interview Shawn at the Bean Scene coffee house to talk about the story behind his photographs.


Click play on the icon below to hear Shawn talk about each picture.

Cormorant fishing. The fish that count by Ryan Donn

Hear Shawn talk about the fish who double as accountants. Were still researching if they use the Chinese abacus.

Cormorant Fisherman Picture

Cormorant fishing. The fish that count by Ryan Donn

A self confessed adrenaline junkie who helps keep harness operators in business.
Vector Power Boat Picture

Commandeering a boat by Ryan Donn
Hear Shawn offer his confession about him commandeering a boat.

Commandeer picture

Paramedics for Children – Interview: Shawn Talbot by Ryan Donn
Each year Shawn selects a charity to support. Discover more about Paramedics for Children. The largest private fleet or ambulance planes in South America providing free medical care for those who need it.

Paramedics for Children picture

Discover more about Shawn at

Shawn in Oregon picture

Shawn on Helicopter picture

Here is the link to see other National Geographic winners:

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