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A National Geographic expert will accompany each departure to share insights and a rare behind-the-scenes perspective. Listed below are some of the experts and the departure date(s) they will be joining.
National Geographic photographer Michael Melford has produced more than a dozen features for National Geographic magazine and more than 30 for
National Geographic Traveler, including eight cover stories. Some of Michael's recent assignments have focused on America's national parks and the need to preserve them. Michael has produced photography for eight books for National Geographic, including three on Alaska. While photographing Treasures of Alaska, he spent four months traveling every corner of the state. When not shooting for National Geographic, Michael enjoys giving seminars and workshops on photography, sharing both his love of nature and his extensive knowledge of his craft.
Andy Mann is a world-renowned adventure photographer and co-founder of the adventure-based production company 3 Strings Productions. His work has been featured in National Geographic magazine, National Geographic Adventure, Outside, and the New York Times. As the former Senior Photographer for Climbing Magazine, Andy has been documenting dramatic landscapes for more than ten years. His work extends from mountain heights to the ocean's depths. Andy has documented eight deep-sea expeditions, including two for National Geographic's Pristine Seas project (an initiative to find, survey, and help protect the last wild places in the ocean). He is represented by National Geographic Creative and is a regular participant in NG Live lecture series.
Rich has specialized in travel, environmental, and adventure photography for the past 20 years. His frequent contributions to National Geographic Adventure magazine included an assignment biking Alaska's Inside Passage. As a previous Alaska travel business owner, he has guided a variety of groups throughout the state. Much of his current work is with non-profit organizations preserving lands and cultural sites with his photography. He also works in film, and recently produced and directed an award-winning documentary on watersheds. As a former instructor at Brooks Institute, Rich traveled with his students to document California's natural history.