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Aaron Bates

Aaron Bates is a commercial/nature photographer and graphic designer based in Austin, TX. Simply put, nature moves him. It affects him in a profound way, and his images are a celebration of that. He’s constantly on the look out for fresh perspectives on the iconic, well-photographed scenes. He enjoys capturing scenes that strike people with awe, scenes that create a desire to explore further, and he loves sharing those images and experiences with everyone.
 Aaron is an advocate for conservation and is a supporter of our national parks, state parks and all of our wild places in between. He’s also a hiking and camping enthusiast and strives to help connect people to the great outdoors and encourage the preservation of what is ours through his photography — and by his example.