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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.
Pulitzer Prize–winning photographer Jay Dickman has worked in photojournalism for more than 40 years, covering topics as diverse as the war in El Salvador, the Olympics, national political conventions, six Super Bowls, and the 40th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima. Among his more than 25 assignments for the National Geographic Society, Jay has lived for three months in a Stone Age village in Papua New Guinea and spent a week under the Arctic ice in a nuclear attack sub. A popular photo instructor and expedition leader, he has also published five books and numerous articles for National Geographic Traveler, LIFE, Condé Nast Traveler, Time, Sports Illustrated, and Forbes.
Ralph Lee Hopkins is a popular photography workshop instructor whose images have appeared in National Geographic's books, magazines, and online galleries, and are represented by the National Geographic Image Collection. Also a trained geologist, he was a photographer on a U.S. Geological Survey Colorado River expedition matching historical photos from the 1890 Stanton Expedition. Traveling to many of the world's wild places as well, he has also photographed expeditions from the Arctic to the Antarctic and points in between for more than 25 years. His work appears regularly in publications such as Arizona Highways, Nature's Best, Outside, and Outdoor Photographer. A member of the International League of Conservation photographers (iLCP), on-going work focuses on documenting conservation and environmental issues in the Galápagos Islands, Ecuador, and Baja California and Sea of Cortez, Mexico.