“Kathy has not only captured incredible and compelling imagery, but she has spent the last two years working to empower the children in Malagasy communities to become dedicated conservationists. I have watched these kids learn an exciting new way to ‘capture’ the wildlife around them. Further, she has truly worked with village elders in way […]

Dr. Cortni Borgerson

“Thanks to astonishing progress in digital imagery in recent decades, many people now take excellent photographs, yet Kathy West consistently rises way above that bar. Her work is utterly wonderful, reflecting outstanding  technical expertise, extensive training in biology, and a special knack for capturing details, a talent I suppose must come from some deep love […]

Dr. Harry W. Greene

“Kathy West has an ability to take startlingly beautiful photos of her animal subjects, in ways that fascinate and compel the viewer. For those of us that study the lives of animals, it makes others want to know about what we do.” Karen Bales, PhD, Professor and Vice Chair, College of Letters and Science Department […]

Dr. Karen Bales

“Kathy has been instrumental in providing photographs that illustrate the animal’s behavior when I communicate my science. These essential elements contribute to making the research tangible and have been featured from the Smithsonian to the New York Times coverage of the scientific studies.” Katie Hinde, PhD, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Center for […]

Dr. Katie Hinde