The Land Trust's fourth 1% Wednesday Industry Grouping
highlights our dedicated photography partners
who help the Land Trust capture the natural beauty of
more than 1,000 protected acres as well as annual events, including the
Oyster Roast and Live Oak Society Reception.

This talented group of professional photographers includes:

Each of these businesses helps to preserve and protect more than
70 acres of maritime forest and important habitat at
by offering discounts and providing in-kind services to the Land Trust.

We are truly grateful for the generous support of these partners,
and we hope that you'll show support to them in turn.
Learn interesting facts (below) about these creative entrepreneurs
who view our community through an artist's lens.
With nearly 20 years of photography experience, John Krivec has the ability to capture exactly what his clients on St. Simons Island, Jekyll Island, Sea Island, Brunswick, and the Atlanta, GA, area are looking for. John Krivec Photography offers wedding, vacation, family, and pet photography, as well as high school senior portraits. John loves to travel and captures stunning landscape photography, including his recent shoot at the Land Trust's Oatland North property for the Pennies for Preservation launch.

"As a photographer, I participate in the Pennies for Preservation program because it helps preserve the scenic beauty of some of the island's most spectacular places. These protected properties are inspiring from a landscape perspective and provide a stunning backdrop for my clients."
-- John Krivec, Owner of John Krivec Photography
Chris Moncus Photography is a husband and wife photography team based on St. Simons Island. Chris and Amanda Moncus share a love of photographing people at their happiest moments, especially at weddings, family celebrations, parties, and capturing the personalities of students in their senior photographs. They also are great supporters of local businesses with marketing and promotional photography. Chris and Amanda take the kinds of photographs that will be part of an organization's archives, including the 2019 and 2020 Land Trust Oyster Roasts, 2019 Live Oak Reception, and 2019 Guale Preserve Trail Run and Community Celebration.

"The beauty of the Golden Isles is preserved by conservation. Amanda and I are thankful to participate in a program that ensures what we love most about this area is here for the coming generations."
-- Chris Moncus, Owner of Chris Moncus Photography
Gavin Sellers loves taking an idea and working with his clients to create videos and photography that show the essence of an individual, an event or project, or an organization. Gavin doesn't believe creativity should have boundaries, but instead is dedicated to developing meaningful presentations that bring ideas to life. Whether it's developing just the right content for branding, the perfect photo for an advertisement, or pulling together the disparate pieces of an initiative that results in a lasting documentary, Gavin Sellers Creative brings standards of excellence to all his work. The Land Trust is grateful for the opportunity to partner with Gavin in an important oral history project that documents the organization's founding vision and work over the past two decades.

"Growing up on the Georgia Coast, I've always been immersed in the natural wonder of this area. Pennies for Preservation is an incredible program that allows me to partner with SSLT to bring hope and awareness about the importance of protecting the island's natural charm."
-- Gavin Sellers, Owner of Gavin Sellers Creative
Please remember that our local businesses
continue to need our support!
Be on the lookout for 1% Wednesday features on social media and via email.
Each spotlight will include additional opportunities to support
our hometown restaurants and hotels, retailers, and service providers.

Let's Keep It Local!
Pennies for Preservation businesses raise funds to preserve and protect St. Simons Island.
Contributions are received from the participating businesses by collecting
a voluntary 1% donation from their customers' receipts or invoices.
Currently, the program's contributions have been earmarked to help pay for the 
Oatland North property purchases. Learn more HERE.
Please also consider supporting these local businesses
by forwarding this information
to your friends, family, and co-workers.
From the entire Land Trust team, 
thank you for your partnership and support!