James Bond wishes he had a “Q” like Walter Boggs. A mechanical engineer, Boggs has been at National Geographic for 32 years, developing technology to help photographers get the shot on their most challenging assignments—from remote-controlled camera cars to a life-size hippopotamus suit.
Read more about Walter and his work.
See some of Walter’s inventions at work in the field: a Remote-controlled camera car used to photograph tigers and a Life-size hippopotamus suit.

Inga Yandell
Explorer and media producer, passionate about nature, culture and travel. Combining science and conservation with investigative journalism to provide resources and opportunities for creative exploration.