About Meggi

Photographing in Yosemite
"Quit trying to find beautiful objects to photograph. Find the ordinary objects so you can transform it by photographing it." Morley Baer

After a successful career in the scientific field, Meggi is following her passion of wildlife, nature and travel photography.  She studied digital photography at Foothill College, and now spends considerable time abroad.  Her interests in nature conservation has lead her to Thailand where she volunteered for a month as an elephant keeper at an elephant sanctuary (Wildlife Friends Foundation, http://www.wfft.org/)  Meggi volunteered in Tanzania teaching computer skills at a Women’s Empowerment School (Give a Heart to Africa, Moshi, Tanzania - http://www.giveahearttoafrica.org/) Followed by a month in Kenya and Tanzania on safari observing the abundant wildlife in the Masa Mara and Amboseli, Serengeti, Ndutu, Ngorongoro Crater and other national parks.   In 2011, Meggi spent time traveling in India, and lead a photo-tour to Bhutan, the magical Kingdom high in the Himalayas.

When at home in California, Meggi shares her passion for photography in teaching a variety of photo workshops.

She support nature conservation causes by helping in fundraising for PAWS (http://www.pawsweb.org/index.html), an elephant sanctuary in San Andreas, CA, and Return to Freedom (http://www.returntofreedom.org/), a wild mustang sanctuary in Solvang, CA, by organizing photo-opportunities during weekend trips.

Meggi’s shares her stories on her Travel TidBits blog, and you can see her images at her web gallery.  

Meggi is a member of NAPPNational Association of Professional Photographers, the National League of PEN Women, and the Pacific Art League, Palo Alto.