Vincent J. Musi's work is familiar to many around the world through the pages of National Geographic. Outside of his magazine work, Musi specializes in animal portraiture, and considers his subjects collaborators, rather than simply the topics of his photographs. He is the author of the book The Year of the Dogs. Musi's work has also been profiled in the New York Times, Washington Post, and Time magazine, including numerous cover features. He lives in South Carolina with his wife and son.