|Photographing in Yosemite|
After a successful career in the scientific field, Meggi is following her passion of wildlife, nature and travel photography. She studied digital photography at
, 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 Foothill
College (Give a Heart to Empowerment
- http://www.giveahearttoafrica.org/) Followed by a month in Moshi, Tanzania 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.