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Do you dream of traveling the world with your camera? Apply now to receive mentorship from pro photographer Richard I’Anson on a 10-day photography trip.See the winning photo essay
That is why we have partnered with the likes of the World Wildlife Fund, Intrepid Travel and National Geographic Adventure over the last ten years to bring you real-life photography assignments. These opportunities give aspiring photographers the chance to hone their storytelling skills and learn from professional photographers in the field.
If you are looking to turn your passion for photography into a profession, these mentorships offer invaluable experience, advice and perspective in the ever evolving world of travel photography.
Follow Felipe's journey as he travels to Japan with Canon Master Richard I'Anson, capturing everything from the neon lights of Tokyo to the temples of Kyoto
Mahadev treks the vertical landscapes of Nepal, capturing local traditions and spirituality on his photographic assignment as the winner of the 2015 Travel Photography Scholarship.
Ingo from Iceland traveled to Peru to capture its ancient cultures and incredible wildlife as the winner of our 2014 Travel Photography Scholarship.
Divya traveled to Greenland to capture its rough, real and remote landscapes and communities as the winner of the 2013 Travel Photography Scholarship.
As the winner of our 2012 Travel Photography Scholarship, Jake traveled to the historic city of Muscat, Oman, to capture its people, landscapes and history.
As the winner of our 2011 Travel Photography Scholarship, Walid traveled to South Africa to capture the local culture as well as the wildlife of
I wasn’t sure about my abilities to start in the photography field, this has now changed completely. The scholarship gave me the confidence to decide what I want to do as a photographer.
What really grabs a Nat Geo editor's attention? Norie Quintos shares her advice for getting started and what she'll be looking for as one of our Travel Writing Scholarship judges
Pro-photographer Marta Kulesza unravels the challenges and common mistakes made when trying to photograph nature’s most fascinating display.
Social Media, the Internet and the next generation of Travel Photography. Learn how to share your photography with the world from a pro travel photographer.
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