Award-winning wildlife and travel photographer. Photos in 4 books and dozens of magazine articles.
Author of 40+ technical articles published in the largest national trade magazines.
- Defense of wildlife & the environment around the globe
- Responsible, educational travel to exotic destinations
- Building friendships & understanding without boarders
- Advancement of science & technology for the benefit of our planet and all its inhabitants
What Readers Say
“An amazing real life perspective that has been delightfully shared. Funny and witty.”Philip Coetzee, South Africa, Nature Guide, author of Birds for Beginners.
Work in Progress
Following the success of the recently released book “Jackie the Penguin Goes on Safari” for children and “Suburbanites on Safari” written for adults. Shaland is currently working on two new books in the “Suburbanites” series with the working titles: “Suburbanites Follow the Great Migration” and “Suburbanites Go to Madagascar.”
My new book, “Jackie the Penguin Goes on Safari: A Story of One Little Penguin who Wanted to Meet the Wild Animals of Africa” was recently released and is available on Amazon. This is a story of a small South African penguin called Jackie who had a dream of visiting wild animals of Africa andContinue reading “New Book “Jackie the Penguin Goes on Safari” Released￼”
This is my most memorable small plane: Diamond DA20. A few years ago, Irene gave me a fantastic birthday present: an opportunity to pilot a small trainer plane (this one) and fly over Cleveland. Prior to that, I only piloted an imaginary fixed-wing aircraft offered by the Microsoft Flight Simulator. But this time, the flightContinue reading “Flying Like a Bird”
Free Virtual Lecture on Feb. 24 at 7:00 PM EST USA Hosted by New City Library, New York. Travel to one of the unique destinations in Asia for Jewish history aficionados: a small city-state of Singapore. Discover the little-known Jewish story of Singapore composed of an amazing mosaic of cultures – Baghdadi, Ashkenazi, Sephardic, Armenian, andContinue reading “Jewish Mosaic of Singapore with Irene Shaland”
Alex Shaland and his wife Irene explored close to 70 countries and shared their experiences through books, magazine articles, lectures, photo exhibits, and blog posts.
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