with Annie Griffiths
Annie’s stunning wildlife and landscape photography has been featured in books and talks worldwide. She is a popular National Geographic speaker and adventure photography instructor. Learn Annie’s process for successfully approaching wildlife and capturing images of animal behavior. Learn about lighting and composition that help landscape photography come to life.
You will learn both technical and social strategies that will lead to great nature photography.
Hands-on work will include presentation of natural history images from four different continents and a short photo assignment.
Bring to class your notebook and camera.
About Annie Griffiths
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One of the first women photographers to work for National Geographic, Annie Griffiths has photographed in nearly 150 countries during her illustrious career and has worked on dozens of magazine and book projects for National Geographic. Griffiths’ work has also appeared in LIFE, Geo, Smithsonian, Fortune, and Stern, among other publications.
In addition to her magazine work, Griffiths is deeply committed to photographing for aid organizations around the world. She’s the Founder and Executive Director of Ripple Effect Images, a collective of photographers who document programs that empower women and girls in the developing world, especially as they deal with the devastating effects of climate change. Based in Washington, D.C., Ripple has produced 26 films and built a photo archive of over 20,000 images since 2010. Using these assets, Ripple’s aid beneficiaries have raised millions of dollars, expanded their programs to multiple countries, and proven that women and girls are the best investment the world can make in our shared future.
Annie is a Fellow with The International League of Conservation Photographers and has received awards from the National Press Photographers Association, Heifer International, the National Organization of Women, The University of Minnesota, and the White House News Photographers Association.