Melissa Named a Sony Artisan of Imagery!

February 20, 2024

Melissa Featured in Sony's Launch Video for the A9 III

December 25, 2023

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Melissa's Puma Photo on Cover of 2024 Mountain Lion Foundation Calendar

October, 2023

Mountain Lion Foundation features photo of a puma that Melissa photographed in Chilean Patagonia. Buy copies and support lion conservation, at
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Melissa awarded The Wildlife Society's "Jay N. Ding Darling Memorial Award for Wildlife Stewardship Through Art"!

July 21, 2023

In July, Melissa received the "Jay N. Ding Darling Memorial Award for Wildlife Stewardship Through Art," from The Wildlife Society. Founded in 1937, The Wildlife Society is an international network of over 11,000 leaders in wildlife science, management and conservation who are dedicated to excellence in wildlife stewardship. Cited were Melissa's advocacy in promoting ethical techniques in wildlife photography and her work in conservation photography.

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How To Photograph Fidgety Warblers, Living Bird article online

June 28, 2023

How To Photograph Fidgety Warblers Bright and cheery warblers are great photo subjects, if only they would sit still for a second. The trick is to put yourself in the right place, at the right time, with the right camera settings. Story and photos by Melissa Groo
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Melissa gives talk for B&H - available online

October 25, 2022

Melissa will serve as judge for the next Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest

September 25, 2022

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Melissa interviewed for New York Times article on bird photography

Latest Outdoor Photographer magazine column: Older and Wiser; Ethical Wildlife Photo Opportunities

June 20, 2022

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Melissa Interviewed for Nat Geo Family article

April 20, 2022

National Geographic Family interviewed Melissa for an article on bird photography tips for kids.
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Why are there so few female wildlife photographers?


Melissa's article published by BBC Wildlife Magazine, on women in wildlife photography.
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"What’s Wrong with This Picture?" by Melissa Groo, published in National Wildlife magazine

Just published in National Wildlife magazine's Feb/March issue


“Photography game farms” offer visitors the chance to pay for a quick, easy shot of captive animals that are brought out for photo shoots but often kept in poor conditions.
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Newly published in Smithsonian mag--Hudsonian Godwits article--Jan/Feb 2022 issue

January 4, 2022

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Cover of Audubon magazine's Fall issue!

Melissa's Great Gray Owl on cover of Outdoor Photographer mag! Sept 2021 Issue

September 12, 2021