Author Archives: Gerd Ludwig

The Photo Society Launches the Image Review

The Photo Society’s Image Review, an online portfolio review platform with National Geographic photographers, was recently launched with much acclaim. The Image Review is a unique opportunity for advanced amateur and professional photographers to get constructive feedback from top National Geographic pros via state-of-the-art video conferencing technology, eliminating issues of travel cost & time to get your work reviewed. Review sessions are now available, including some upcoming spots with Gerd Ludwig. For information and schedule: http://thephotosociety.org/ir-photographers/gerd-ludwig/

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The Art of Storytelling – Documentary Photography Workshop in Los Angeles

  The Art of Storytelling A 4 1/2 day Documentary Photography Workshop with Gerd Ludwig In Los Angeles, October 23-27, 2014 $975 This 4 1/2 day workshop by National Geographic Photographer Gerd Ludwig is for photographers and serious amateurs who want to take their photography to the next level. It concentrates on the aesthetic, technical, and logistical aspects of photographing with personal vision and balanced objectivity. It is designed to help photographers develop a personal eye, and to leave feeling inspired. HOW IT WORKS: Each participant should photograph a subject idea with the goal of producing a set of images…

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The Art of Storytelling – Documentary Photography Workshop in Los Angeles

  The Art of Storytelling A 4 1/2 day Documentary Photography Workshop with Gerd Ludwig In Los Angeles, October 23-27, 2014 $975 This 4 1/2 day workshop by National Geographic Photographer Gerd Ludwig is for photographers and serious amateurs who want to take their photography to the next level. It concentrates on the aesthetic, technical, and logistical aspects of photographing with personal vision and balanced objectivity. It is designed to help photographers develop a personal eye, and to leave feeling inspired. HOW IT WORKS: Each participant should photograph a subject idea with the goal of producing a set of images…

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Digital Vision in Low Light, Lecture at PDN PhotoPlus Expo

Capturing quality images at extremely high ISO’s is one of digital technology’s most important advances—particularly in the areas of photojournalism and documentary photography. In this seminar, Gerd Ludwig will discuss how these developments provide huge advantages in low light situations and offer greater physical mobility during difficult assignments. Ludwig will show how extremely high ISO digital capture has made handheld strobes a more powerful tool and will share his use of natural light combined with hand-held flash to emphasize his message, offer a sense of place, maintain atmosphere and create a personal vision. Ludwig’s stories for National Geographic exemplify his…

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Presentation at the Lumix Festival in Hanover

The Lumix Festival for Young Photojournalism in Hanover, Germany is the largest festival for emerging photojournalists in Germany. This year, Gerd Ludwig will share his experiences as a photographer for National Geographic Magazine for over 25 years during a lecture presentation on Saturday, June 21st. For more information please visit the Lumix Festival online.

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Presentation at the Lumix Festival for Young Photojournalism in Hanover

The Lumix Festival for Young Photojournalism in Hanover, Germany is the largest festival for emerging photojournalists in Germany. This year, Gerd Ludwig will share his experiences as a photographer for National Geographic Magazine for over 25 years during a lecture presentation on Saturday, June 21st. For more information please visit the Lumix Festival online.

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