Seminar : Photography & Multimedia

Sail boats Stonetown, Zanzibar, Tanzania, photograph by Bob Krist

Explore the ever expanding world of multimedia technology—combining stills, video, and sound to tell your stories. These rich new media outlets offer dimensions that paper never did—allowing your images to reach out and grab viewers in fresh new ways. Photographer and filmmaker Bob Krist will help you make the transition from stills to motion and become a multimedia storyteller.

Dates & Locations

  • 2013
    Seminar coming Fall 2013.

Topics Covered

  • Getting Organized

    Learn how to plan for a trip or assignment including what gear you really need (and what you don't).

  • Learning to Use New Tools

    Get up to speed on the technical side of the latest tools and equipment for recording motion, collecting audio, and editing.

  • Choosing Your Story

    Hear how to change your approach from shooting just single images to shooting “for a story.” Get tips from the pros on how to decide on the story you want to tell—focusing on a person, place, moment, or activity that captures the essence of your journey.

  • Sound Advice

    Explore simple yet effective ways to gather audio, interview people, ensure recording quality, and enrich your story with ambient sound and narration.

  • Lights, Camera, Action

    See how to make the jump to video from still photography. Learn how to shoot sequences, and create a moving portrait of a place. Understand the keys to anticipating and capturing action, and how to translate principles of framing, lighting, and composition to a world of constant motion.

  • Ins & Outs of Editing

    Gain basic editing and sequencing techniques and strategies that let you bring it all together. Learn how to integrate your sound, stills, and video into a compelling, cohesive narrative.

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Fall 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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  • Workshops


    - Weekend Photo Workshops -

    National Geographic offers a variety of ways to improve your photography skills. Our weekend and weeklong workshops cater to those who seek more intensive instruction and include field photography assignments.

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