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June 20, 2021
Digital Photographer/ Digital Camera
Documenting Pando
Text and Images by Lance Oditt
Editor: Lauren Scott


I am excited to share I am featured in the June 2021 edition of Digital Photographer Magazine in the Pro File column talking about my work on the Pando Photographic Survey.  Special thanks to Lauren and everyone at Digital Photographer magazine for their invitation, their enthusiasm and their support for the project.  Link to Article



Mar 21, 2021
Mountain Journal (Original Essay)
Pando: Charasmatic Megaflora and The Populus Paradox
Text by Paul Rogers and Lance Oditt
Photos by Lance Oditt



I am proud to share the news that a essay myself and scientist Paul Rogers wrote about Pando has been published in Mountain Journal. The essay, which explores modern and archaic tropes about Pando, the worlds largest tree, features my images as we work through different concepts of what it means to be the world's largest organism. Link to Article



Jan 15, 2021
Earth Island Magazine Article
Pando to Pangea
by Paul Rogers and Photos by Lance Oditt


I am proud to share my photos of the Pando Aspen Clone, the world's largest tree, are featured in an article written by scientist and ecologist Paul Rogers. Read the Full Article Here.



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Winter 2020

Viewbug Winter Award

Viewbug Editors have recognized my work, Forest Portrait: Nurse Tree, Sol Duc Rainforest for a winter award.

To see my work and join a great community of photographers, click here: Viewbug Portfolio


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October 4th, 2020

Fine Art Photo Awards Finalist 

I am proud to announce that I was a nominated finalist by the Fine Art Photography Awards for selections from my work on Sequoia Obscura, a series detailing the hidden harbors of life in Coastal Redwood Trees.

Congratulations to Stefan Krebs, Agustin Busselo Ortega and Christian Meermann for their winning compositions. Thanks to Fine Art Photo Awards (FAPA) for their work supporting emerging artists.

Click here to see all the nominees: Fine Art Photo Awards Winner's Gallery


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Monday, September 7th, 2020

Through the Eyes of Pando Exhibit

On Labor Day weekend in 2020, a socially distanced exhibit "Through the Eyes of Pando" opened to the public in the Richfield Visitor Center in Utah. Featuring photos taken over 4 years while photographing the Pando, the world’s largest tree, the exhibit featured three large scale works and four small works detailing research, the ecosystem and the tree's unique nature. In 2021, while working with the local leadership, I will help design and install a permanent large scale installation here about the tree to help educate the public.⁠


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August 2020

Commentary: Photographing Populus tremuloides: A Visual Xylotheque
For Western Aspen Alliance

"As I ready a shot, a wave of excitement washes over me; the medicine I took taught the cells in my body to see in a new way."

I am excited to share that my essay "Populus tremuloides; A Visual Xylotheque" work is featured in Tremblings, the Western Aspen Alliance Newsletter. Hit the link to read the full article (PDF). If you enjoy the newsletter, feel free to share it with your friends and family. 

Read the full commentary here here: Western Aspen Alliance Newsletter, Tremblings


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June 1st, 2020

Ideas, The Magazine of the Aspen Institute

"Now Rogers wants to fuse those traits—essential, principled, unique—to create a lasting, ecologically driven world. It’s what we call the Aspen Idea."

I am excited to share that my work is featured in "Ideas" the Magazine of the Aspen Institute. Click the link below to learn more about the Pando. If you enjoy it, feel free to share with your friends and family! 

Read more here: Ideas, The Magazine of the Aspen Institute


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January 2020

Shoot The Frame, Shoot The Land Finalist 

I'm happy to announce that two of my photos have been selected in the Shoot the Land competition from Shoot The Frame. 

To check out more from Shoot The Frame, click here.


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