Travel Photography with Jim Richardson and Bob Krist
2 day workshop; three sessions. Monday August 9th (session one & two), Wednesday August 11 (session three)
- How Bob and Jim used small, lightweight equipment for their photography, substituting inventive methods to counter photographic industry myth and orthodoxy.
- Focusing on quality of encounter with subjects to create rich travel experiences, resulting in photography with depth and human value while avoiding exploitation and superficial representation.
- Exploring new mediums, including video, social media, relationships, sponsors, and advocacy.
- Putting pictures to work: using existing images to greater advantage, increasing the breadth and depth of picture usage.
Meet your instructors
Bob Krist is a freelance photographer and filmmaker whose work has taken him to all seven continents and has won awards in the Pictures of the Year, Communication Arts, and World Press Photo competitions. He was named “Travel Photographer of the Year” by the Society of American Travel Writers three times, in 1994, 2007, and 2008.
His latest book is a black and white monograph of portraits and landscapes called Old Souls & Timeless Places (Brilliant Publishing, Exton, PA 2019).
A late career convert to video storytelling, his short films have been exhibited in film festivals in Italy, Iceland, and the USA and have won several gold and silver Lowell Thomas awards for broadcast travel journalism.
Bob was a contributing editor/photographer at National Geographic Traveler magazine and a columnist for Outdoor Photographer magazine and was recently featured as the instructor in a comprehensive course, called Fundamentals of Travel Photography, produced by National Geographic and The Great Courses.
Jim has work appearing regularly in National Geographic magazine and National Geographic Traveler in addition to Geographic books. Jim is on assignment for Nat Geo projects almost full time and for good reason. Richardson, a onetime newspaper photographer in Kansas and Colorado, brings amazing story-telling techniques along with detailed research to his pictures. Thirty years ago, he began photographing the area around his hometown in north central Kansas.