Mae Axelrod

Media Relations Manager


As the Media Relations Manager, Mae shares Natural Lands’ mission, events, volunteer opportunities, and much more with the community through social media, and is our liaison to the press. Mae also takes photos of the organization’s work and events on the preserves.

Prior to working for Natural Lands, she spent several years as the lead photographer at Philadelphia Weekly. As a freelance photographer, she has taken pictures of opera, weddings, festivals, protests, and concerts. She once photographed a giant T-Rex in the middle of Broad Street!

Mae received her B.S. in Political Science and Psychology from Guilford College. She received her Masters of Liberal Arts from The University of Pennsylvania.

Ask Mae about: How to use any camera—from a cellphone to a DSLR—to take great photos outside!