Collection: Jim Richardson

National Geographic photographer Jim Richardson has been a regular contributor to the magazine for 35 years. First recognized for his documentary photography of rural life, Richardson now focuses on environmental and cultural issues, including problems of food and agriculture and their impact on the biosphere, wild and scenic areas of Scotland, and his native Great Plains of North America. As a speaker he lectures internationally on the problem of feeding Planet Earth. Among other awards his National Geographic colleagues named him their Photographer’s Photographer. He was also named Honored Citizen of Cuba, Kansas, the town whose residents he has photographed for forty years.

Follow Jim on Instagram at @jimrichardsonng.