Nikon Ambassador and National Geographic magazine photographer Ami Vitale has lived in mud huts and war zones, contracted malaria, and donned a panda suit—all in keeping with her philosophy of “living the story.”
She has traveled to more than 90 countries, bearing witness not only to violence and conflict, but also to surreal beauty and to the enduring power of the human spirit. Recently, she has turned her lens to compelling wildlife stories, such as returning critically endangered captive born species, like the giant pandas back to the wild and attempts to save the last living northern white rhinos from extinction. Based in Montana, Vitale is a contract photographer with National Geographic magazine and frequently gives workshops throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.
Ami will teach a new class at the PDN PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo in New York and will be on hand to talk about Nikon’s 360 action cameras. Register this week and get 20% off registration. There will be incredible speakers to inspire you and I’m excited to be teaching a new class with tips to [ … ]Learn More
Ami is touring the United States as one of the featured National Geographic photographers of the National Geographic Live series. Her next stop is in Spokane, WA, on October 26. Her talk, titled “Rhinos, Rickshaws & Revolutions: My Search for Truth,” is about her exploration of the world; from temples to war zones and rhinos to pandas.Learn More
I was honored to speak to National Geographic’s Through the Lens blog about my work.