Inside The Private Lives of Orangutans by Trevor Frost

For 2 years I had the privilege to assist photographer and explorer Tim Laman on his long term project to document wild orangutans on the islands of Borneo and Sumatra. Overall we spent some 6 months together living in the rainforest to capture video and photos of these amazing creatures. Tim's goal, or our goal if you will, was to document orangutan cultures, that is to show that, like people, orangutans in different places do things differently. For example in Sumatra Orangutans eat a fruit with irritating hairs using tools but in Borneo they simply use their hands. Of course ultimately we both hope that showing people how complex and intelligent orangutans are will help save them as the forests of Indonesia disappear. With that said, please follow the link below to read the story, take in the photos, and watch the videos, which I helped put together. Thanks so very much. Trevor Frost, Richmond, VA

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2016/12/orangutans-behaviors-borneo-sumatra/

 

 Photo: Trevor Frost

Photo: Trevor Frost

 Photo: Tim Laman

Photo: Tim Laman

 Photo: Tim Laman

Photo: Tim Laman

The Secret Lives of Crocodiles by Trevor Frost

Am excited to share the news that my project on saltwater crocodiles in Northern Australia has been awarded a National Geographic Society Expeditions Council grant. The grant will fund fieldwork to document saltwater crocodiles in ways never-done-before, including deploying disposable remote control boats that are rigged with cameras and designed to be attacked for "first person view" or FPV footage of a crocodile attack. 

 

 

Washington Life Magazine Spotlight by Trevor Frost

Washington Life Magazine featured me on their March 2013 cover here http://issuu.com/washingtonlife/docs/wl0313_digital_edition and were kind enough to spotlight me in a one page feature on my ongoing project on traditional navigation, including photographs published for the first time, here http://issuu.com/washingtonlife/docs/wl0714_fullissue