Baja California

Creative iPhone Tricks with Rich Reid

Award-winning National Geographic photographer and visual storyteller Rich Reid has been capturing incredible environmental and adventure photos for over three decades. His engaging multimedia projects celebrate our oceans, open spaces, and wildlife, and he’s a master at techniques like time-lapse, slo-mo, and panoramic shots—in fact his time-lapse video documenting forest Read more…

By Lauren, ago
Patagonia

The Island at the End of the World

In his striking book Staten Island: Isla de los Estados, award-winning National Geographic photographer Kike Calvo (pronounced key-keh) captures the spirit of Tierra del Fuego’s remote and magical island. Here, Kike shares memories of being aboard National Geographic Explorer’s historic, inaugural visit to this pristine wilderness. “It is hard to Read more…

By Lauren, ago
Photography

Tips for Photographing the Solar Eclipse

By Ralph Lee Hopkins, National Geographic Photographer and Director of Expedition Photography Where will you be during the upcoming solar eclipse? It’s certainly an exciting time to be on planet Earth! Photographing the solar eclipse requires some advance thought and preparation, so here are a few tips to get the Read more…

By rocky, ago
Photography

Galápagos in 360, By a Grosvenor Teacher Fellow

Each year exceptional teachers from around the country apply to be Grosvenor Teacher Fellows and join us for expeditions to the Arctic, Galapagos, and more. The teachers selected participate in the Grosvenor Teacher Fellow Program, named in honor of Gilbert M. Grosvenor, Chairman Emeritus, National Geographic Society and Education Foundation. Read more…

By rocky, ago
Photography

The 10 Best Drone Gifts for Christmas 2014

By Kike Calvo, Photographer and National Geographic Expert anticipation Shopping for a “drone-obsessed” friend or family member? Christmas is almost upon us, and I have decided to think of a general guide to choose a gift that will make happy anyone interested in cool gadgets, quadcopters and Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. Read more…

By rocky, ago
Photography

9 Tips For Better Expedition Photos

By Cristina Veresan, Grosvenor Teacher Fellow & Middle School Science Teacher at Star of the Sea School in Honolulu, Hawaii. Whenever I open up an issue of National Geographic magazine, I immediately flip though the pages to preview the photographs. Though I later return to each article to read the Read more…

By rocky, ago
Photography

Sunrise on South Georgia Island

Yesterday’s dawn found our guests aboard National Geographic Explorer landing at St. Andrew’s Bay on South Georgia Island. Our Director of Expedition Photography Ralph Lee Hopkins sent back this shot of a welcoming committee of king penguins greeting our guests. Right now, Explorer is landing at South Orkney Island, an Read more…

By rocky, ago
Photography

One Picture: Baja California at Sunrise

by Ralph Lee Hopkins, Director of Expedition Photography Canon 5D MkIII, 16-35mm @ f/22, 2 seconds, SinghRay 2-stop Soft-step Grad ND, Induro Tripod and Ballhead For everyone who attended this year’s Baja Land & Sea Photo Retreat they will never forget the sunrise along the wild shores of the Sea of Cortez. Even Read more…

By rocky, ago