Do you dream of working alongside a photographer from National Geographic? Or do you simply aspire to become a better photographer? National Geographic Expeditions wants to help through an offering of photography trips and workshops. Learn how to improve your skills with the guidance of a National Geographic photographer. Geared towards amateurs with different levels of experience, a range of trips and workshops are available around the world.
Trips range eight–14 days and the itineraries vary to take advantage of photographic opportunities. Expeditions are timed to capture ideal natural light and surroundings.
Aimed toward those seeking adventurous destinations, these trips explore destinations in Africa, Asia, Europe, Australia and the Pacific.
The four-day programs are based in photogenic locales within the United States. Intensive workshops include talks, edit and critique sessions and daily photo assignments. Longer, more in-depth programs in Paris, Provence, New Orleans and Sante Fe are also available.
Full-day and half-day seminars cover a range of topics including working with natural light, what’s new in digital camera equipment and capturing different subjects.
Photography Online Courses
Choose from Fundamentals of Photography or The Art of Travel Photography: Six Expert Lessons. You can also order the two courses as a set.
Times, cost and locations vary.
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