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John Hartog - Natural Soundscape Recording


On this list are just a few of the nature recordists I know - some of the ones with active websites. If you have a nature recording related website to recommend, please visit our contact page and email your suggestions.

Marc Anderson,   Professional field recordist & photographer

With his online Nature Soundmap Marc has brilliantly brought together sound recordists from around the globe.

Dan Dugan   Dan Dugan Sound Design

Dan is a professional audio engineer and field recordist. He leads a variety of lessons at Nature Sounds Society workshops. Have a field recording tech question? Dan likely has a good answer.

Bernie Krause,   Wild Sanctuary, Inc.

Bernie Krause is unquestionably the foremost authority on natural soundscape recording. He is author of the essential nature recording primers, Into a Wild Sanctuary and Wild Soundscapes. His scientific work in bioacoustics has pioneered the important concept of biophony, an essential component of ecosystem ecology.

David Kuhn,   Sounds Hawaiian

David is a professional field recordist and wildlife guide, based in Kauai.

John Neville,   Neville Recording

John Neville is a professional species recordist based in British Columbia. He specializes in bird song guides for northern species found across Canada.

Curt Olsen,   Minnesota Soundscapes

Curt captures phenomenally vivid natural soundscapes with his innovative DIY stereo boundary microphone techniques.

Martyn Stewart,   Digital Sounds of Nature

Martyn's website encapsulates 40 years of work in species documentation through nature recordings. Martyn is very passionate about preserving pristine ecosystems like the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. This is highlighted in his award winning book Arctic Wings and related CD.

Nature Sounds Society,

While searching for other people who shared a nature recording interest, I was amazed to discover the Nature Sounds Society, and I attended their annual field recording workshop. The event was key for introducing me to some of the nature recording community and teaching me the fundamentals of stereo soundscape recording.

Naturerecordists Yahoo Group

This is a great place for recordists of all levels of experience to connect with a broad nature recordist community encompassing an array of related professional backgrounds.

Dwight Porter,   Varied Hush Records

Dwight Porter is a professional nature recordist with an interest in soundscapes from quiet places.

Doug Von Gausig,   Nature Recordings and Photography

Doug is a professional nature recordist and the owner of the naturerecordists Yahoo group.

Greg Weddig,   Baltimore Maryland

Greg is a very active supporter and volunteer with the Nature Sounds Society. He likes to capture fine quality multichannel soundscape recordings using elegant DIY array designs.

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