The third handmade portfolio set book created to date, is a special collection of award-winning and artist favorite landscape and wildlife images from journeys around the world, paired with writings by the photographer. For more information click here.
"Young at Heart", a feature article written by and showcasing Robert's photographs of young wildlife from around the world is currently published in the Spring 2012 issue of the magazine. Robert has been a contributing writer and photographer for the magazine for ten years.
Robert completes an Ironman triathlon on June 26, 2011 in Coeur d'Alene Idaho. The Ironman is a long distance triathlon race consisting of a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, and 26.2 mile marathon, all consecutively without a break in one day. Robert raised money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation through direct sponsorship for each of the 140.6 miles completed.
Robert receives eleven awards at the International Panoramic Awards sponsored by Epson. "America the Beautiful", "Fall Lake Reflections", "Heart of Namibia", "Luminous Light", "Namibian Dunescape", "Portal of Light", "Secret Cove Paradise", "Stormlight Over Heavenly Pastures", "A Gift of Elephants", "Island of Kings" and "Under a Rising Moon" all received awards.
Robert has just returned from Yellowstone National Park with striking new images of Bison and snowy landscapes of Yellowstone National Park in wintertime. Photographs from this expedition can be viewed by clicking here.
Robert's winning photograph Stormy Ice Sculpture from the "Wildlife Photographer of the Year" will be included in a special "Wild Planet" outdoor exhibit that will travel around the world. The special exhibit is an anniversary celebration of the "Wildlife Photographer of the Year", with only a select number of images exhibited. His photograph will also appear in the coffee table book entitled "Wild Planet".
Robert has just returned from Antarctica on an expedition to the South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula. Photographs of wildlife and landscapes from this expedition can be viewed by clicking here.
Robert has just returned from Africa on a month-long expedition to Namibia, Botswana, and Zambia. Photographs of wildlife and landscapes from this expedition can be viewed by clicking here.
Robert Knight donates a large collection of forty-six large framed photographs to Lucille Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford. The hospital is a world-class, non-profit hospital devoted entirely to the care of babies, children, adolescents and expectant mothers. Often the patients at the hospital have serious often times terminal illnesses. Robert's significant contribution of framed photographs will be exhibited in several locations throughout the hospital. "I hope my photographs of nature make these children's lives just a little bit better for being part of their world. I hope they provide some happiness and inspiration for the children with most severe healthcare challenges."
Robert donates seventeen large framed photographs to YMCA in Salinas, California in support of their arts program and to encourage children to be inspired by the arts. The work will remain as a permanent exhibition at the center.
Robert Knight donates twelve framed photographs to the Boys and Girls Club of Seaside, California. Most photographs will remain on permanent display at the club, while a select number will be donated to raise money for the organization.
Robert Knight launches "Earth Expeditions" a travel company leading photographic expeditions worldwide. Offering sensational itineraries, participants experience and document the world's wildlife and wild places with the guidance of expert instruction. The company's philosophy: "Celebrate Life. Capture the Moment. ™" To view a list of current expeditions - click here.
"Poppy Reflections"- Robert is the Winner –of the Small World Spectaculars award in the prestigious Windland Smith Rice International Awards hosted by Nature's Best Magazine. Robert's work will be exhibited at the Smithsonian Museum in Washington DC.
"Pelican Sunset", is selected as a winning image in the National Geographic/PDN- World in Focus contest. Robert’s winning image appeared at a special exhibition in New York, as well as being published in the magazine.
"Pacific Storm Surf" and "Stormy Ice Sculpture" are winning images selected for a special group exhibit at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington D.C. The "Ocean Views" exhibit was organized by Nature’s Best Photography in celebration of the new Oceans Hall at the museum. Robert's work will be exhibited at the museum until October 26, 2008.
To see a list of more Awards - click here
Robert is selected as a founding member of the SanDisk Extreme Team. Robert's photographic assignments often working in extreme natural environments and the reliability of SanDisk equipment make it a fitting partnership.
Robert completes 26.2 mile marathon in beautiful Big Sur. Considered one of the most challenging and beautiful marathons in the world, the course follows the Big Sur coastline and finishes in Carmel.
We are delighted to share with you that the photograph "Stormy Ice Sculpture" was awarded Winner of the "Wild Places" award in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition 2007.The competition is considered the most prestigious in the world, this year with over 32,000 entries from 78 countries. The BBC and Natural History Museum host the competition. Robert has just returned from London where he received his award at a very special awards ceremony at the Museum. His photograph will be on display through a traveling exhibit to museums around the world in 2008.
Robert completes the 230-mile John Muir trail in California's Sierra Nevada Mountains. The trail begins in Yosemite National Park, passing through Yosemite, Kings Canyon, and Sequoia National Parks and Sierra and Inyo National forests. The trip took over a year to prepare for, as Robert and team would carry 200 pounds of photography and filming equipment on the expedition. At mile 170 the expedition encountered a severe snowstorm, and the support crew could not continue. Robert carried on with a 55-pound pack in sometimes waist deep snow, without a detectable trail, completing the final 60 miles and tallest mountain passes solo.