Spenser Heaps is a photojournalist based in Salt Lake City. After growing up in Massachusetts and studying in Ohio, he moved to Utah to be amongst the mountains and the desert. He enjoys working on stories about environmental issues and life in the West.
In what ways does nature inspire or inform your work?
The natural environment is inextricably linked to every aspect of life in the Western U.S. – at times in harmony and more often in conflict.
What does it mean to you to be part of a thriving ecosystem?
You get out what you put in.