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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.

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Nature & Landscape

Unearth the mysteries of nature and outdoor photography. Photographers Michael Melford and Eddie Soloway will teach you to approach the unique challenges of good nature photography and how to convert a multi-sensory world into a small, two-dimensional representation. Capture spaciousness, dynamic energy, quietude, and the simplicity of natural phenomena, as our pros show you how to photograph natural settings and awe-inspiring landscapes.

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Simply Beautiful Photographs

Your photographs can be artistic creations and you'll learn the secrets to making the most appealing photographs possible. Renowned photographers, Annie Griffiths and Dan Westergren will take you on a visual journey and share their perspectives on what creates beauty in a photograph. They'll show you how to use light, color and most important how to see your subjects with a different eye.

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Storytelling Photography

Learn how to take your skills to the next level and create memorable, powerful, and visual narratives. Photographers Melissa Farlow and Annie Griffiths 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.

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The Travel Assignment

Now you can learn how National Geographic photographers make those outstanding pictures. National Geographic Traveler's photo editor, Dan Westergren, and photographer
Jim Richardson share the secrets behind capturing the most memorable images—from technical know-how to the instincts that guide their choice of subjects to shoot. See examples of published images and why they became the top selects.

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Spring Schedules 2014

  • 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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