A National Geographic photographer will accompany each workshop departure to share photographic techniques, knowledge, and insights. Listed below are some of the photographers and the departure date(s) they will be joining.
Photographer and filmmaker Stephen Alvarez has published more than a dozen feature stories for National Geographic's magazines, covering exploration, culture, religion, and the aftermath of conflict. Stephen shot our June 1996 article on discovering the Ice Maiden in the high Andes of Peru; and has also reported on conservation in the roadless jungles of Suriname; rain forest research in Costa Rica; and cave exploration in Borneo, Mexico, Belize, Papua New Guinea, Canada, and the United States. His images have won awards in Pictures of the Year International and Communication Arts, and have been exhibited at Visa Pour L'Image in Perpignan, France. Recent appearances include NPR, PBS, and CBS Sunday Morning.
Tyrone Turner is an award-winning photojournalist whose assignments have taken him from Brazil to Baghdad. A native of New Orleans, Tyrone has shot images of New Orleans and the Louisiana Bayou for several National Geographic magazine articles, including “New Orleans: A Perilous Future” in the August 2007 issue and a special edition on Hurricane Katrina that was published in the fall of 2005.