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    Creativity With Light

    Have you ever anticipated getting to a beautiful location you want to photograph only to arrive and find yourself thinking, “The light’s not right; now what?” Whether it’s a once-in-a-lifetime vacation to a remote location or an important magazine assignment, you know you have to get the picture. Join National Geographic Traveler senior photo editor Dan Westergren and world-renowned travel photographer Nevada Wier as they demonstrate how to find great light and what to do when it’s “not quite right."

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    Putting the Wow in Your Nature & Outdoor Photography

    Wander off the beaten path with National Geographic Traveler photographer Michael Melford and well-known nature photographer Eddie Soloway as they unearth the mysteries of nature and outdoor photography. See inspired photos and learn the methods our experts used to create them. Find out how to sharpen your skills and fine-tune your technique to turn your nature photos from so-so to spectacular. Let Eddie and Michael show you how to capture the spirit of nature whether you’re in Big Sur or your own backyard.

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    The Versatile Travel Photographer

    Great travel photography requires a command of several types of photography, including portraits and candids of people, nature/landscapes, festivals/celebrations, and architecture/cityscapes. Join National Geographic Traveler photographers Ralph Lee Hopkins and Jay Dickman as they show you how to add depth and local color to your travel photography by incorporating all of the elements above. Simple tricks for using flash to expand when and where you can shoot will also be discussed as well as recording audio so you can produce multimedia slide shows of your work.

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    A Passion for Travel: Photos That Tell the Story

    Let National Geographic Traveler photographers Catherine Karnow and Aaron Huey teach you their secrets for capturing the spirit of a place and bringing back images of enduring significance. Learn how to explore a destination visually, find perfect lighting, and anticipate a great moment. “We'll help you turn your photos into stories, which will make them much more meaningful,” says Editor in Chief Keith Bellows.

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