Anand Varma is a freelance photographer and videographer who grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. He started photographing natural history subjects while studying integrative biology at UC Berkeley. His work tells the story behind the science on everything from primate behavior and hummingbird biomechanics to amphibian disease and forest ecology. He spent several years assisting other photographers before receiving a National Geographic Young Explorer grant to document the wetlands of Patagonia. He has since become a regular contributor to National Geographic and his first feature story, called “Mindsuckers”, was published on the November 2014 cover of the magazine. Anand lives in Berkeley.
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