Artist’s statement :
Theo Allofs was born and raised in Germany. For the past 20 years he has been living in Canada’s remote Yukon Territory. After finishing his Masters Degree in Geology he pursued his dream and started a career as a travel photographer. In 1995 he began specializing in nature and wildlife photography. His main focus is on endangered species and habitats. Over the past 15 years he has extensively photographed all over the globe. His main topics are the landscapes and wildlife in Australia, South America and Southern Africa as well as the Bengal tigers in India. Theo’s work has been published in most world-renowned newspapers and magazines including the New York Times, National Geographic, Smithsonian Magazine, American Photo and GEO. He has won 11 awards in the prestigious BBC Wildlife Photographer of The Year competition. Theo is one of the founding members of the International League of Conservation Photographers (ILCP).