Terra Incognita: Exploring the Earth's Most Remote Places
About This Talk
Christopher Michel is an accomplished photojournalist. His collection includes photographs from extreme locations like the North & South Poles, Everest, Papua New Guinea, DR Congo and at the edge of space (aboard a U-2 Spy Plane). He's also had the opportunity to photograph a variety of global leaders, including the 14th Dalai Lama. His work is prolific and his photographs have been used by National Geographic, the Smithsonian, the New York Times, the BBC, Outside Magazine, and others. His photos have been seen millions of times and have appeared on the covers of many newspapers & magazines.
Chris has published a number of fine art books, and was formerly Photo Editor-at-Large for The Bold Italic. His most recent show was “Envisioning Ecstasy” at the Tibet House in New York City. His "Flying Emperor" photograph was the 2nd place finisher in the 02014 Wikipedia Picture of the Year. He is also the Editor at Explorers, a site dedicated to adventure travel and a member of the Explorers Club.
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