About the Artist

Pam Barbour is an accomplished digital imaging consultant, an award-winning photographer, a Certified Interpretative Guide (CIG) and Certified Master Naturalist who has traveled extensively to pursue her ambitions in digital imaging and the natural world. After 20 years in the information technology industry, Pam decided to follow her passion of working with computer imaging and photography. She has fulfilled her goal of photographing on all 7 continents and now spends much of her time as an Environmental Educator.

She won Honorable Mention in Nature's Best Landscape division in 2006 and participated in their exhibit at the Smithsonian in Washington, DC. Her images have been exhibited in the Carolinas, Montana, and at juried art shows. She has published seven books: The Pintler Scenic Highway; Wildlife Portraits; Kenya: A Sanctuary of Wildlife and Polar Opposites: Exploring Beyond 60° . She recently completed a 3-part series of tabletop books covering Montana; The Nature of Montana.  Check out the Books page for ordering.

Utilizing her naturalist skills through interpretative programs, Pam shares her imagery to help others learn about nature. She hopes that they will be inspired to help protect and conserve the environment to ensure it is enjoyed by future generations!

She is a member of NAI, KelbyOne (formly NAPP), NANPA and The Nature Conservancy and is an active volunteer in many conservation programs. Pam is a Certifed Interpretative Guide (CIG) and a Certified Master Naturalist in South Carolina and Montana.




Pam understands the frustrations associated with digital photography, so she helps others through seminars and photography workshops. Pam simplifies the technical complexity and helps individuals establish workable solutions for their digital environment through a one-on-one program of learning. She is a certified expert in Adobe Photoshop (ACE) with over 18 years of experience.

Personal Projects

Having worked with 35mm and 4x5 film for over 10 years, she welcomed the digital age of photography.  Pam now combines computer skills with photography expertise to enhance her creativity in the fast-paced and ever-changing world of digital photography.

Pam's images have been published in magazines and publications like Natures Best, Cowboys and Indians, Montana Outdoors, JAKES (NWTF), Nature Photographer, Our State of North Carolina, Camera in the Wild, Teldon Calendars and Leanin' Tree. Pam served on the Carolina's Nature Photography Association (CNPA) Board of Directors for 4 years and wrote a column entitled, Digital Naturally, for the CNPA newsletter, Camera in the Wild, for 6 years. She was the treasurer and a board member for ASMP-SC in 2013-14. She is the President of the Catawba Master Naturalist Association.

Pam can provide immediate turnaround of high resolution images for your projects whether it be a complete virtual tour or a single fine art print.

Pam writes a blog to share information about naturalist topics with tips on digital photography added in here and there.   Look for links on plant identification, wildlife habits, and beautiful places to catch a sunset or a sunrise, and much, much more.

All imagery on this site is registered with the US Copyright office. If you are interested in purchasing a license to use these images, please contact us so that we may assist you with your imaging needs.



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