Get to know York Hovest

    National Geographic photographer and author


    Based in Germany, York Hovest is a National Geographic photographer and author. The world is his muse, and – in his work – he loves capturing its beauty, fragility and essence, always investigating the man−nature relationship.  

    The beauty and fragility of nature through photography

    His passion for the sea and commitment to marine conservation guide him every step of the way, allowing those who view his images to instantly become part of the story. 
    In his effort to preserve biodiversity for future generations, he has built a platform aimed to spread the message and increase environmental awareness.

    His passion for the sea and commitment to marine conservation guide him every step of the way, allowing those who view his images to instantly become part of the story. 

    In his effort to preserve biodiversity for future generations, he has built a platform aimed to spread the message and increase environmental awareness.


    “Sea heroes” is a 2.0 project dedicated to marine conservation through the creation of a digital database that gathers and shares information, research and programs linked to the protection and preservation of marine ecosystems and which, ultimately, offers specific solutions to ocean pollution. 


    “Sea heroes” is a 2.0 project dedicated to marine conservation through the creation of a digital database that gathers and shares information, research and programs linked to the protection and preservation of marine ecosystems and which, ultimately, offers specific solutions to ocean pollution. 

    Everyone is welcome to take part in the project and become a “Sea hero”.
    Among his other projects are “100 days in Tibet” and “100 days in the Amazon” that immortalised the imagery of indigenous populations and their relationship to nature.

    Everyone is welcome to take part in the project and become a “Sea hero”.

    Among his other projects are “100 days in Tibet” and “100 days in the Amazon” that immortalised the imagery of indigenous populations and their relationship to nature.

    Follow York on his Instagram account and discover more about his projects!


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