Seminar : Storytelling Photography
Learn how to take your skills to the next level and create memorable, powerful, and visual narratives. Photographers Melissa Farlow and Ami Vitale will show you how to build a photo essay that reflects people, places, and moments in an authentic, meaningful way while showcasing your own unique style.
Dates & Locations
10/12 9:00AM - 4:00PM
10/19 9:00AM - 4:00PM
How to Build a Story
Learn how to find a compelling story angle and communicate it through images that capture people or wildlife in action, relationships, special activities, and dramatic landscapes. Hear how to use the nuances of perspective, changes in light, and evolving weather conditions to enrich your narrative.
See examples of powerful photos created on assignment for National Geographic. Hear the special techniques pros use to convey their stories and how you can reflect your own individual creative style.
The Elements of Storytelling
Learn how to convey emotion and influence mood through your photographs. Then gain new insight on how to place those images together in a series that will tell the most interesting story.
Taking pictures of people, especially close-up shots, can be intimidating. Learn how to capture their character and special moments in their lives to enhance your story.
Sharing Your Pictures the Digital Way
Photo stories are made to be shared! Learn more about photo-sharing sites (and how to create your own), printing your photographs for display, creating your own cards and calendars, producing self-published books, finding local galleries and venues, and producing iMovies on DVD.
Fall Schedules 2014
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.
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- 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.