Person Name

Anand Varma

Anand Varma is a science photographer and National Geographic Fellow who works to tell the story behind the science of everything, from primate behavior and hummingbird biomechanics to amphibian disease and forest ecology. Anand started photographing natural history subjects while studying integrative biology at UC Berkeley and 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 grew up in Atlanta and currently resides in Berkeley.