Learn From Our Pros

If you've ever wondered what it is that makes a photograph great—or more important, how you can make a great photograph—here's your opportunity to learn from our experts. National Geographic's renowned photographers shed light on every phase of the art and science of picture taking.

Our seminars will teach you how to judge and control natural light to your advantage, find the right composition when framing your picture, know when it's best to use flash, discover what's new in digital camera equipment, and much more. You'll get information on photographing every type of subject from landscapes and nature to portraits and people, plus insider tips and personal viewpoints from some of the most talented photographers—and storytellers—in the industry.

No matter what your skill level, National Geographic Traveler Photography Seminars will show you a whole new perspective on what you can do with photography.

Spring Schedules 2014

  • Full-Day Series

    Full-Day Series

    - All-Day Seminars -

    Register now for one of our all-day seminars welcoming all levels of photographers, from beginners to professionals. Each covers a wide range of creative and technical subjects to improve your picture-taking skills.

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  • Half Day Series

    Half-Day Series

    - Half-Day Seminars -

    Learn basic to advanced shooting techniques and sharpen your skills in a shorter period of time with our half-day seminars.

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  • Scottsdale Weekend

    Scottsdale Workshop

    - Weekend Photo Workshop -

    Back by popular demand, our annual weekend photography workshop in Scottsdale, Arizona combines field shooting and classroom instruction taught by expert National Geographic photographers.

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Nat Geo Expeditions

Our weekend and weeklong photography workshops offer in-depth, hands-on photography instruction in evocative destinations such as Paris, New York, and Santa Fe. All of our workshops incorporate talks, edit-and-critique sessions, and photo assignments into each day's schedule.

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