Seminar : Mastering Travel Photography
Great travel photography requires a command of many skills—from close-up portraits, candid shots, street photography of festivals and celebrations, architecture and cityscapes, landscapes, nature, and more. Photographers Ralph Lee Hopkins and Bob Krist will show you how versatility can improve your travel photos, while you develop an eye for composition and a feel for being in the right place at the right time.
Dates & Locations
04/07 9:00AM - 4:00PM
04/14 9:00AM - 4:00PM
04/21 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Understanding the Elements of Travel Photography
Go behind-the-scenes to see recent photo assignments of our pros who will share the elements needed in a travel story. Hear tips on photographing people, architecture, festivals, landscapes, and cityscapes.
Improving the Quality of Your Travel Images
Our experts will demystify the technicalities—shooting modes, exposure, histograms, flash, tripods—so you can take full advantage of your camera and maximize the impact of your images. Get shooting tips for color, composition and sense of scale, weather challenges, time of day, and the power of moment.
Making Effective Use of Your Flash
Understand fill flash, bounce flash, off-camera flash, slow sync, and multiple flash.
On the Road
The equipment travel photographers take on the road has changed. With digital cameras come battery chargers, cables, memory cards, and portable storage devices. Hear what to pack when you're traveling and how to edit and organize your work flow.
Sharing Your Images
Digital photography and the Internet give you more options than ever to share your travel photos with friends, family, or prospective publishers. Learn shortcuts for sharing your images on the Web, creating digital slideshows, and for adding sound to your presentations.
Seminar Schedules 2013
Spring 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.
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.
Workshops- Photo Workshops -
National Geographic weekend and week-long photography workshops combine field shooting and classroom style instruction in spectacular cities throughout the U.S., where you'll learn the secrets to taking top quality photographs firsthand from expert National Geographic photographers.