Ami Vitale is a Nikon Ambassador and contract photographer for National Geographic Magazine. Her journey as a photographer and filmmaker has taken her to 90 countries and her photographs have been commissioned by nearly every important international publication and been exhibited around the world in museums and galleries.
She has been the subject of the ten part tv series for National Geographic Channel and another documentary series “Over the Islands of Africa”. She is a founding member of Ripple Effect Images, a collective of scientists, writers, photographers and filmmakers with a mission of creating powerful stories illustrating the very specific issues women in developing countries face. She is also a member of the Executive Advisory Committee of the Alexia Foundation’s Photojournalism Advisory Board.
Now based in Montana, she continues to make films and stories of the planet’s most important issues and frequently gives lectures and workshops throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia. She is currently working on a story on pandas in China for National Geographic and Kenya on endangered species.