Travel photography masterclass

National Geographic Traveller (UK) presents a new Photography Masterclass

Steve DaveyLONDON (10 November) — National Geographic Traveller (UK) is hosting its new Photography Masterclass at theprintspace detailing how to take the perfect photographic portrait while travelling. Led by professional photographer Steve Davey, it will cover some of the key techniques for approaching and interacting with potential subjects, as well as how to take great street images.

The event is being hosted as part of the National Geographic Traveller Photography Competition 2016, in which our readers have the chance to win a commission to shoot for the magazine.

Pat Riddell, editor of National Geographic Traveller (UK), said, “This is our first standalone Photography Masterclass and we’re pleased to be working with both theprintspace and Steve Davey. How do you create that ‘you-are-there’ feeling when meeting people? This will give an insight into interacting with your subjects to improve and develop your photography skills and make great photographs true to our ethos.”

Event details

Date: Wednesday 2 December, 7.30-10pm
Fee: £75
Venue: theprintspace, 74 Kingsland Road, London E2 8DL

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The National Geographic Traveller Photography Competition 2016 features a host of new categories to attract photographers, both amateur and professional, from video and mobile to portfolio. For more information, head to our website at


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National Geographic Traveller (UK) is published under license by APL Media Limited, from the National Geographic Society in Washington, D.C. It became the 15th local-language edition when it was launched in December 2010. The magazine is also available in China, Spain, Russia, the Netherlands, Israel, Poland, Latin America, Armenia, Czech Republic, Croatia, Indonesia, Romania and South Africa. The 180-page travel and lifestyle magazine is packed full of you-are-there photography, authentic travel experiences and inspiring narratives, all focused on the brand’s theme “All Travel, All the Time.”

The National Geographic Traveller Photography Competition is in its fifth year, and aims to recognise the best professionals and amateurs from across the UK. This year, the winners will be sent on a photographic commission for National Geographic Traveller — destinations include Tanzania, Vietnam and Iceland. Selected entrants will also be included as part of a global press and media campaign across the National Geographic Traveller website and exhibited at theprintspace in London, in March 2016, gaining major exposure to the creative industry.

Launched in 2007, theprintspace has quickly grown to become the UK’s biggest professional photo and art printing service. It offers printing, mounting and framing, both online and in-house in Shoreditch, London. A firm favourite with creative artists and photographers, theprintspace’s award-winning service offers gallery-standard quality at affordable prices, which is why Turner Prize-winning artists and National Portrait Gallery award-winners consistently choose the service. For more information, visit For specific media requests, please contact Leo Scott. E: [email protected]

Steve Davey
Steve Davey is a photographer and writer whose work has been published in magazines and newspapers all over the world. He’s the author and principal photographer of Unforgettable Places to See Before You Die and Unforgettable Islands to Escape to Before You Die — both published by BBC Books. Steve has recently authored Around the World in 500 Festivals and a second edition of Footprint Travel Photography. Steve runs his own London photography courses and an exclusive series of travel photography tours to some of the most exotic places in the world.

The National Geographic Society is one of the world’s largest nonprofit scientific and educational organisations. Founded in 1888 to “increase and diffuse geographic knowledge,” the Society’s mission is to inspire people to care about the planet. National Geographic reflects the world through its magazines, television programs, films, music and radio, books, DVDs, maps, exhibitions, live events, school publishing programs, interactive media and merchandise. National Geographic magazine, the Society’s official journal, published in English and 33 local-language editions, is read by more than 40 million people each month. The National Geographic Channel reaches 370 million households in 34 languages in 168 countries. National Geographic Digital Media receives more than 15 million visitors a month. National Geographic has funded more than 9,600 scientific research, conservation and exploration projects and supports an education program promoting geography literacy. For more information, visit



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