Budapest, Hungary has long been renowned for its health spas and thermal springs but recently it has been discovered that many of these springs are connected underground...View the Story
I wandered briefly into the poetry of Kashmir and could not let go. Whether trudging through the perfectly etched landscape that included rice fields cascading into the valleys like delicately carved staircases, sipping saffron tea...View 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 is touring the United States as one of the featured National Geographic photographers of the National Geographic Live series. Her next stop is in Redwood City, CA, August 16. 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
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 Monterey, CA, August 17. 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
Ami will teach an advanced documentary photography workshop for Rocky Mountain School of Photography in Missoula. This advanced course builds on existing skills while focusing on how to take strong images and turn them into compelling stories that can make a difference.Learn More
I spoke recently to The Weekly Wrap, the audio home of National Geographic’s Your Shot blog, about my panda story, which will be published in National Geographic Magazine in August. I talked about the origins of this story in 2013, how I pitched it to National Geographic, what the shooting process was like, and what I found in China that surprised me.
I am excited to continue my tour as one of the featured National Geographic photographers at the National Geographic Live series in Redwood City, CA, Aug. 16, 2016. My talk, titled “Rhinos, Rickshaws & Revolutions,” is about my exploration of the world from temples to war zones and rhinos to pandas. Tickets and information are available [ … ]
If you are passing through the Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, check out my World Press Photo rhino image on a billboard there. The image features the conservation work of Lewa Wildlife Conservancy and the Northern Rangelands Trust. Please follow their work on social media and consider a visit to Kenya to see them in action. Your support goes directly toward [ … ]
Skillshare came with me to Venice Beach, California, where I share tools and practices of documentary photography for an online class. There are instructions for an exercise you can do at home and I can view your work being posted to Skillshare. If you use the link here to sign up, you can receive three months of Skillshare [ … ]