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Iris Nights: One Village, Thirteen Elephants and the Moon

After more than a decade covering conflict, photographer and filmmaker Ami Vitale noticed that the less sensational, but equally true stories were not getting told—the wedding happening around the corner from the revolution, or the small triumphs amidst seemingly endless devastation. Vitale argues that “you can’t talk about humanity without talking about nature.” This idea [ … ]

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World Press Photo Opening – Washington, D.C.

I will be speaking at the opening of the World Press Photo exhibition opening in Washington, DC. The exhibitions covers a broad range of issues including the Rohingya crisis, conflicts in the Middle-East, marathons in the Moroccan desert, the impact of climate change, the interplay between race and policing in the US and gender identity. [ … ]

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Photo Plus Expo in New York City with Nikon

I’ll be speaking in the Nikon booth at the 2018 Photo Plus Expo at the Javits Center in New York City on Oct. 25. You can catch us in booth 519. Presentation times to be announced.

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National Geographic Live in Mesa, AZ

I will be in Mesa, AZ delivering the talk, “Rhinos, Rickshaws & Revolutions,” which is all about my exploration of the world from temples to war zones and rhinos to pandas. I am speaking as part of the National Geographic Live Series at the Ikeda Theater in the Mesa Arts Center on October 17, 2018 [ … ]

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CreativeLive Photo Week 2018

I’ll be speaking as part of the CreativeLive Photo Week as part of their In Focus series in Seattle. This free class will take place at CreativeLive at 228 Dexter Avenue North Seattle, WA 98109 and will also be broadcast live on October 9, 2018, at 5:00 pm PDT. Click here for more information and [ … ]

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Visual Storytelling through Digital Photography Workshop at Anderson Ranch

Challenge the way you view the world around you by examining your community and your life through the art of visual storytelling. In this workshop, held Aug. 27-Aug. 31, we examine the art of cohesive storytelling and narrative, and work together to create a storyline and rich understanding of place and culture. With this overarching [ … ]

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NJ Photo Expo at Unique Photo

Ami Vitale will be delivering two seminars entitled “The Stories We Are Seeking” at the Unique Photo Expo in Fairfield, NJ, on Saturday, June 9 from 4:00-5:30 p.m. and on Sunday, June 10, from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. The Expo will be held at Unique University at Unique Photo 123 US Highway 46 West Fairfield, NJ [ … ]

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National Geographic Live in San Jose, CA

Rewilding Pandas in China feature

My tour as one of the featured National Geographic photographers for the National Geographic Live series continues. I will be in San Jose, CA at the Hammer Theatre at 7.00 p.m on May 9, 2018. My talk, titled “Rhinos, Rickshaws & Revolutions,” is about my exploration of the world from temples to war zones and [ … ]

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National Geographic Live in Buffalo, NY

children at refugee camp india

My tour as one of the featured National Geographic photographers for the National Geographic Live series continues. I will be in Buffalo, NY at the Kleinhans Music Hall at 7.00 p.m on May 8, 2018. My talk, titled “Rhinos, Rickshaws & Revolutions,” is about my exploration of the world from temples to war zones and [ … ]

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Tribeca Film Festival

I will be premiering My Africa, the blue chip VR film I helped direct about the work being done in Northern Kenya at the Reteti Elephant Sanctuary at the Tribeca Film Festival Immersive Showcase April 20th-28th. In Northern Kenya, the futures of wildlife and people are intertwined. Stand in the midst of a thundering wildebeest [ … ]

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