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Sunday, February 2
 

10:00 GMT

Wild card
Learn how to get up close and personal with animals around the globe with wildlife photographer Andrew Rouse, who’ll explain the best ways to capture that once-in-a-lifetime shot.

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Andrew Rouse

Wildlife photographer
Andy is a professional wildlife photographer and animal-hugger. He has travelled extensively to all corners of the globe and has won multiple international awards during his 20-year career. He’s written over 20 books, the most recent on tigers, as well as columns for numerous magazines... Read More →


Sunday February 2, 2020 10:00 - 10:45 GMT
The University of Westminster, Marylebone Campus, Room MG 14

11:00 GMT

Lights, camera, adventure
National Geographic Traveller (UK) has been creating partner content with The North Face. Join the team as we dissect a case study for an adventure photography shoot, covering everything from essential kit to tips on how to overcome tough terrain.

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Richard Pencott

Filmmaker
Richard is an ex-Royal Marines Commando turned filmmaker. He specialises in creative media for sports, adventure and lifestyle brands — a world away from his former life.


Sunday February 2, 2020 11:00 - 11:45 GMT
The University of Westminster, Marylebone Campus, Room MG 14

12:00 GMT

Easy street
Polly Rusyn discusses the importance of street photography in travel. She will reveal how to approach a place with street photography in mind, introducing you to the “Ninja” skills needed to take candid photos. You’ll take away her top tips on composition, and how to get your subjects onside, too.

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Polly Rusyn

Freelance photographer and street photography educator
Polly is a London-based freelance photographer and street photography educator with a background in the travel industry. Polly’s work has been exhibited and published internationally, including in National Geographic Traveller (UK) magazine. In January 2019 she launched The Photo... Read More →


Sunday February 2, 2020 12:00 - 12:45 GMT
The University of Westminster, Marylebone Campus, Room MG 14

13:45 GMT

All things considered
Travel photography is more than just journeys with a camera. Richard Taylor delves into the minutiae of planning a shoot and offers insider tips on how to adapt to any environment and how to best utilise your images once you return home.

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Richard James Taylor

Freelance photography
Richard is a London-based freelance photographer specialising in location photography and travel features. His work has appeared in leading publications including National Geographic Traveller (UK), The Sunday Times Travel Magazine, Condé Nast Traveller, Wanderlust and Lonely Planet... Read More →


Sunday February 2, 2020 13:45 - 14:30 GMT
The University of Westminster, Marylebone Campus, Room MG 14

14:45 GMT

Photography 2.0
Is there still art in the travel image? Join Lauren Gamp, designer for National Geographic Traveller (UK), as she moderates a panel of photographers, photojournalists and image experts in a discussion about what travel photography holds for us in the near future.

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Lauren Gamp

Designer, National Geographic Traveller (UK)
Lauren is a designer for National Geographic Traveller (UK) specialising in food and travel.

Speakers
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Lola Akinmade Åkerström

Author and photographer
An award-winning author and photographer, Lola explores culture through food, tradition and lifestyle for high-profile publications such as National Geographic Traveller (UK), The Guardian and Lonely Planet, among others. She’s collaborated with many well-known brands — from Mercedes-Benz... Read More →
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Richard James Taylor

Freelance photography
Richard is a London-based freelance photographer specialising in location photography and travel features. His work has appeared in leading publications including National Geographic Traveller (UK), The Sunday Times Travel Magazine, Condé Nast Traveller, Wanderlust and Lonely Planet... Read More →


Sunday February 2, 2020 14:45 - 15:30 GMT
The University of Westminster, Marylebone Campus, Room MG 14

16:00 GMT

Landscape know-how
Looking to improve your landscape photography skills? Photographer Lola Akinmade Akerstrom will be joining us to explain how to get the best out of your surroundings when you’re out in the elements.

Speakers
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Lola Akinmade Åkerström

Author and photographer
An award-winning author and photographer, Lola explores culture through food, tradition and lifestyle for high-profile publications such as National Geographic Traveller (UK), The Guardian and Lonely Planet, among others. She’s collaborated with many well-known brands — from Mercedes-Benz... Read More →


Sunday February 2, 2020 16:00 - 16:45 GMT
The University of Westminster, Marylebone Campus, Room MG 14

17:00 GMT

From pitch to publish
You have your story and the photographs to accompany them — how do you maximise their potential? Travel photographer and writer Nori Jemil takes a look at how best to get your work noticed.

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Nori Jemil

Travel writer and photographer
Nori is a London-based award-winning travel writer, photographer and videographer. She was named Photographer of the Year in November 2017 by the British Guild of Travel Writers and has previously won travel, landscape and portrait awards both in the UK and abroad. Nori does multimedia... Read More →


Sunday February 2, 2020 17:00 - 17:45 GMT
The University of Westminster, Marylebone Campus, Room MG 14