About XplorMor International - XplorMor International
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At XplorMor International we believe in the power of exploration, science, photography and community to safeguard the future of our planet.

We save the planet, we save ourselves.

XplorMor International is a recognized U.S. 501(c)(3) non-profit that organizes, participates and supports scientific, archaeological and cultural fieldwork around the world, as well as philanthropic projects, initiatives and fundraising campaigns.


XplorMor International works to promote exploration and build appreciation of our world. Our mission is to inspire the global community to travel this dynamic planet, seek out opportunities to conserve its wonders, build fellowship between cultures, engage in projects with a societal benefit and outstanding universal value, and preserve the journey through photography.


Please contact us for more information about programs, fieldwork expeditions, joint ventures or providing photographic support for your research. Once we know more we would be happy to send a custom proposal. We look forward to the possibilities!


Our Team

XMI is a team of avid explorers, photographers, naturalists and conservationists with a high sense of stewardship for the planet. We have, individually and together, joined and coordinated expeditions, environmental projects, conservation efforts and photographic fieldwork in 59 countries. Our specialty is remote environments, from trekking to wild spaces or venturing by multiple transports over numerous time zones to sites of human heritage. We value the entire process of these enthralling ventures from planning to the often times humbling experiences shared along the journey. Our goal is to capture these places—their scenery, animals and human residents—in a way that preserves their beautiful, authentic story. It is an honor that our photographic field studies have been added to the archival record and used to benefit scientific research. We hope our efforts inspire appreciation and safekeeping of this incredible world.

Julia Thomsen

Julia Thomsen

Founder - Director - Lead Photographer - Explorer - Conservationist

J Bryan Davis

J Bryan Davis

Director - Lead Videographer - Photographer - Explorer - Naturalist

Bryan and I believe in living and exploring with purpose. We hope our love and dedication for this extraordinary world inspires you to explore, experience and conserve its wonders.

May you be enthralled, and always enjoy the journey.

- Julia

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