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My New Film about Reteti Elephant Sanctuary at the International Wildlife Film Festival

In the mountains of northern Kenya, a Samburu community is doing something that has never been done before, building a sanctuary for orphaned elephants to rehabilitate them back to the wild. The project is not just changing attitudes about elephants, it’s changing attitudes about women too; the secret to the Reteti Elephant Sanctuary’s success is [ … ]

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Shaba, on Reteti Elephant Sanctuary, at EarthX Film Festival

My new film, Shaba, about the Reteti Elephant Sanctuary, has been selected for the EarthX film festival in Dallas, Texas. It will screen April 21 at 8pm at Victory Park and online on April 24 as part of the Animals Shorts Block. Learn more and get tickets here. I hope you’ll have a chance to [ … ]

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Every Day is Earth Day: Ami Vitale on Using Photography to Effect Change

On Friday, April 30th at 12pm ET, PhotoShelter is teaming up with National Geographic photographer, filmmaker, writer and explorer Ami Vitale. Ami will take us on an odyssey, sharing powerful stories about pushing boundaries and how she’s used her photography to make an impact. Ami will share her work to illustrate personal stories about individuals [ … ]

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Photography that Matters

In a talk hosted by Mike’s Camera and Nikon, Nikon Ambassadors Ami Vitale and Corey Rich will hold an open conversation about how to make a difference in the world through storytelling entitled Photography that Matters – with Ami Vitale and Cory Rich. They will candidly discuss passion, meaning and the craft of storytelling and [ … ]

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Shaba, on Reteti Elephant Sanctuary, Doclands Film Festival

My new film, Shaba, about the Reteti Elephant Sanctuary, has been selected for the the Doclands Festival May 7-16, streaming as part of the “For the Love” Shorts Program. Learn more and get tickets here. I hope you’ll have a chance to catch this moving story of the Samburu and Reteti Elephant Sanctuary who have [ … ]

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The Amazon Rainforest Workshop

Join THREE renowned photographers; Ami Vitale, Joe McNally and Tamara Lackey on the trip of a lifetime to Ecuador where you will experience the abundant wildlife of the Ecuadorian Amazon Rainforest and the culture of Quito, its historic capital. Ecuador has the highest level of biodiversity per square kilometer anywhere in the world and you [ … ]

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Storytelling for Change Summit

I am proud to be speaking as a part of Photographers Without Borders’ Storytelling for Change Summit Mar. 27 & 28, 2021. As storytellers, we have a great privilege and responsibility to share stories that are meaningful and that take us closer to a shared vision of the world we wish to live in. What [ … ]

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Glazer’s Live: The Art of Visual Storytelling with Ami Vitale

In an event hosted by Glazer’s Camera of the Pacific Northwest, Join National Geographic photographer, filmmaker, writer and explorer Ami Vitale, March 15th as she takes us on an odyssey, sharing powerful stories that drive change and inspire us all to push boundaries, break glass ceilings and have impact in our daily lives. Ami has [ … ]

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Santa Fe Workshop: Multimedia Storytelling

THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19. NEW DATES WILL BE POSTED WHEN AVAILABLE. The Santa Fe Multimedia Storytelling Workshop is an intensive five-day workshop taking place Oct. 5-9. There is a true craft to creating and editing photographic projects, and then translating them into meaningful and powerful expressions in multimedia. Strong stories must [ … ]

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Crafting Compelling Visual Stories with Ami Vitale in LA

THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19. NEW DATES WILL BE POSTED WHEN AVAILABLE. There is a true craft to creating and editing photographic projects, and then translating them into meaningful and powerful expressions. Strong stories must be clearly conceptualized, effectively captured and astutely edited. In this hands-on workshop, designed to provide a broad [ … ]

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Natural History Museum: Behind the Lens

Award winning photographer Ami Vitale had travelled the world capturing today’s most compelling wildlife and environmental stories. Highly commended in this years’ Wildlife Photographer of the year’s People’s Choice Awards, Ami’s image The Last Goodbye portrays the bond between ranger and rhino. Join Ami in conversation with Alison Shean as we discover the incredible story [ … ]

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Defining Moments: The photographs that transformed us and our world

Join Paul’s Photo and Creative Photo Academy in honor of International Women’s Day as we Celebrate Women and Women in Photography. From professional photographers to industry leaders hear how these women of impact use their own voice to tell their story and speak their truth. On March 8, in celebration of International Women’s Day, join [ … ]

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Women Blaze Trails: Celebrating Women in Science and Exploration

I am excited to be speaking at the upcoming Women Blaze Trails…Fest from Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants. My virtual talk will take place on Feb. 12 at 1pm EST. Register for this free event here. February 11th is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, join in and celebrate with [ … ]

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Uncover Your Hidden Strengths at Looking Glass Photo & Camera

Award-winning National Geographic photographer, filmmaker and Nikon Ambassador Ami Vitale attests to the power of one individual to make a positive difference in the world. As a photojournalist, she has spent years covering wildlife conservation stories, producing work that illuminates the unsung heroes and communities working to protect our wildlife and find harmony in our [ … ]

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SUSTAINABLE PHOTOGRAPHY: When Pictures Tell Stories for Change

Tune in to the Green Room with your questions as we host Ami Vitale, Photographer/ Filmmaker with National Geographic magazine on the Jan. 15 show, SUSTAINABLE PHOTOGRAPHY: When Pictures Tell Stories for Change. The Green Room is a webinar spearheaded by renowned sustainability leaders in different professions around the world. These leaders share their knowledge [ … ]

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Nikon Week Presents Ami Vitale & The Art of Visual Storytelling

Join National Geographic photographer, filmmaker, writer and explorer Ami Vitale, December 19th as she takes us on an odyssey, sharing powerful stories that drive change and inspire us all to push boundaries, break glass ceilings and have impact in our daily lives. This is an online event organized by Bedford Camera & Video. Register now [ … ]

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