Carol Lyon has always had a knack for pulling the simple from the complex. Whether "painterly" animal portraiture or assumption challenging landscapes, Carol's photographs pull the viewer in to a more intimate experience of the natural world.
Carol started her photography career in 2009 at the Capital of Texas Zoo as their staff photographer.
Primarily self-taught, she has won international awards including
1st Place in Animals and Wildlife for The Pollux Awards shown in Buenos Aires,
inclusion in The Animals Collection for the 5th Annual Exposure Awards shown at the Louvre in Paris,
Honorable Mention in Fine Art Book Proposal for the Prix de la Photographie Paris PX3,
winner of the Julia Margaret Cameron Award for Women Photographers exhibited in Berlin, Germany, Finalist for One Eyeland's 2019 World's Top 10 Back & White Photographers,
Winner of 2020's JMC Awards in Wildlife and Pullox Awards in Nature shown in Barcelona in 2021,
and inclusion in One Eyeland's Best of the Best Photographers book in 2022.
Whether domestic or exotic,
tame or wild, Carol sees
endless photographic possiblities
within the rich world of animals and
nature. She is delighted and privileged
to spend time with all creatures in a
multitude of environments
and it shows!