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Travel Geeks: expedition photography — 19 November 2019

Calling all photographers — whether you're a novice or a pro, get all the advice you need for your next expedition with our expert panel.

By National Geographic Traveller (UK)
Published 2 Oct 2019, 12:34 BST, Updated 23 Jul 2021, 13:06 BST
Get the lowdown on how to take the best images possible on your own expedition.
Get the lowdown on how to take the best images possible on your own expedition.

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If you’ve longed to hear tips and tales from our panel of experts, then don’t miss our upcoming Travel Geeks session where photographers, filmmakers and expedition leaders will be sharing fascinating stories and practical advice to inspire an adventure of your own. From what kit to take to managing tricky polar terrain, we’ll be discussing how best to take shots in the most challenging of locations in this laid-back, after-work get-together sponsored by National Geographic Expeditions.

Don’t rush off, join our after-work get togethers.

Top tips, advice, technical know-how, photo ideas… and a glass of something cheery. Our series of informal chats are tailored to fit in with your busy lives. Travel Geeks is just an hour long, and offers you the chance to hear from our experts, share a drink and join in the lively debate.


Paddy Scott, filmmaker and photographer
Award-winning cameraman Paddy has travelled the world in pursuit of extreme photography, embarking on epic trips such as the South Pole and paddleboarding the Amazon River. He'll be sharing his photographic expertise on how to get the most out of an expedition, whether you're looking to shoot wildlife or windswept landscapes.

Jamie Lafferty, travel writer
Jamie is a regular contributor to National Geographic Traveller and has covered a breadth of wild and remote destinations in his career as a travel writer, including Guyana, Papua New Guinea, Kyrgyzstan and Antarctica. 

Nori Jemil, travel photographer and writer
Also a regular in National Geographic Traveller, award-winning photographer Nori says photo specialist expeditions to destinations such as Antarctica, the Arctic, Bhutan and the Atacama Desert have transformed the way she travels. She’s now working with specialist operators to lead tours that focus on extreme locations. 

Alastair Newton, expedition leader, Ponant
As the director of the National Geographic Partnership with luxury cruise operator Ponant, as well as being a Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society, Alastair has a wealth of experience leading expeditions to some of the planet's farthest-flung reaches. 

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