Tag: National Geographic

October 17th, Cincinnati: “Earth to Sky” Lecture by Michael ‘Nick’ Nichols

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden Earth-To-Sky-book-cover-web3-475x475
Lecture by Michael ‘Nick’ Nichols
Thursday, October 17, 2013, 7:00-8:30 pm
Tickets: $10

“Elephants are among the Earth’s most sentient beings. They remember, they experience grief and joy, fear and love. Indeed, as our knowledge of these extraordinary creatures increases, the more they transcend all preconceptions of animal behavior.

Michael “Nick” Nichols, longtime photographer for National Geographic as well as the magazine’s editor-at-large for photography, has been working with African elephants for more than twenty years. In Earth to Sky he tells their story through poignant images that bring us directly into their habitats—lush forests and open savannas, or stark landscapes ravaged by human intervention—to observe the animals’ daily engagements and activities.”

This presentation is part of a tour starting on October 3rd in Charlottesville, VA in support of Nichols’ new book Earth to Sky: Among Africa’s Elephants, A Species in Crisis (Aperture, September, 2013).  To see when and where he will be throughout the month of October visit: www.michaelnicknichols.com/tour-dates-2013.

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
3400 Vine Street
Cincinnati, Ohio

October 5th, Washington, DC: Artist Talk by Chris Rainier “Cultures on the Edge”

© 2012 Chris Rainier

National Geographic
Artist Talk by Chris Rainier Cultures on the Edge
Friday, October 5, 2012 at 7:30 pm
Admission: $18 members | $20 general | $10 children 5-12

Chris Rainier is a master at creating powerful images that document the anthropological story of indigenous cultures whose ways are under threat. His new Nat Geo book Cultures on the Edge propels us to the edge of the map, illuminating societies vulnerable to powerful changes unfolding in this century. Former assistant to Ansel Adams, Rainier’s stunning images have been featured in Life, Time, and Adventure. Introduced by Nat Geo Explorer-in-Residence and ethnobotanist Wade Davis.”

National Geographic Live
1600 M Street, NW
Washington, D.C., US  20036  [map]
Telephone: +1 202 857 7700

Deadline March 11th: 5th Annual Photography Masters Cup

5th Annual Photography Masters Cup
Deadline: Friday, March 11, 2011

Entry Fees
Professional, single entry:  $35;  £20;  €30
Non-professional, single entry:  $30;  £18;  €25

“This is the final week to enter the 5th Annual Photography Masters Cup. Don’t miss the opportunity to put your work in front of the industry’s most influential decision makers, including Hasted Hunt Kraeutler, Taschen, FOX, Saatchi & Saatchi, National Geographic Channel and more.”  To see the list of jurors and learn more about them, click here.

From their website:  “Photography Masters Cup is the leading international award honoring color photography. This celebrated event shines a spotlight on the best professional and amateur photographers in a prestigious annual contest and globally webcast event. Last year’s Photoshow attracted over 40,000 viewers from 154 countries who logged on live to see the Winners Gala.

Prizes include:

  • Win a coveted Masters Cup title
  • $18,000 Prize Money
  • Creative Excellence Prize, presented by Blinkbid
  • Rising Star Award
  • Endorsement from the most influential creatives
  • Exhibited at international Exhibition
  • Published in The PHOTO Paper Magazine
  • Featured in Movie
  • Showcased in the Winners Gallery
  • International press and exposure”

Read the submission guidelines and enter online.

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