Posts Tagged ‘NG’

How National Geographic Photographs a 300 ft Redwood Tree

How would you go about shooting a 300 foot redwood tree? As you will see, when given this assignment, these National Geographic photographers came up with an ingenious solution: Use a dolly system to take multiple photographs of the tree, and stitch them together in post production. What you end up with is one humongous photograph with lots of detail.

National Geographic Photography Contest 2010 – Results

The winners for the National Geographic Photography Contest 2010 have been announced, and Aaron Lim Bon Teck of Singapore, won the grand prize with his panoramic photo of an active Indonesian volcano. For his efforts, he will receive $10,000 and a trip to National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C.. It is the first year National Geographic has offered a cash prize to the winner. I am also very pleased to announce I have been chosen as a finalist in the Nature category. More details after the jump.

David Griffin on How Photography Connects Us

A good talk by David Griffin, Director of Photography at National Geographic, taken at a TED conference back in 2008. David talks about the stories behind some of the images from the magazine, and how a good photograph connects with us emotionally.

Migration Of A Lifetime Sweepstakes #4

National Geographic is having a sweepstakes for a chance to win a 12 day/11 night trip, value at $25,550. Sweepstakes closes Saturday November 20 @ 11:59pm ET. Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, who are 21 years of age or older are eligible to enter.

Link to the sweepstakes after the jump.

Migration Of A Lifetime Sweepstakes #3

National Geographic is having a sweepstakes for a chance to win a 20-day/18 night trip, value at $32,950.00. Sweepstakes closes Saturday November 13 @ 11:59pm ET. Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, who are 21 years of age or older are eligible to enter.

Link to the sweepstakes after the jump.

Great Migrations – Premiers Tonight at 8pm

Just a reminder that “Great Migrations” premiers tonight at 8pm ET/PT on the National Geographic Channel. View the first 15 minutes, as well as some behind the scenes action by following the link below.

Migration Of A Lifetime Sweepstakes #2

National Geographic is having a sweepstakes for a chance to win a 8-day/7 night cruise, value at $12,550. Sweepstakes closes Saturday November 6 @ 11:59pm ET. Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, who are 21 years of age or older are eligible to enter.

Migration Of A Lifetime Sweepstakes

National Geographic is having a sweepstakes for a chance to win a 9-day/10 night wildlife safari, value at $19,790. Sweepstakes closes October 23 @ 11:59pm ET (tomorrow). Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, who are 21 years of age or older are eligible to enter.

Free Interactive Issue of National Geographic Traveler

For a limited time only, get a “Free Interactive issue of National Geographic Traveler”. Available for download to your computer, or to your iphone/ipad.