Professor Bob Krist

Professor Bob Krist
  • National Geographic Photographer
As storytellers sharing the visual tales of our travels, we can act as small points of light that help everyone see the beauty and the humanity of this very small world in which we live.

Bob Krist is an award-winning photographer whose regular assignments for magazines such as National Geographic Traveler, Smithsonian, and Islands have taken him to all seven continents. Mr. Krist’s work has won awards in the Pictures of the Year International, Communication Arts, and World Press Photo competitions. He was named Photographer of the Year by the Society of American Travel Writers in 1994, 2007, and 2008.

Mr. Krist’s books include the New York Times best seller, In Tuscany, a collaboration with author Frances Mayes that features 270 pages of his photographs. He is also the author of Spirit of Place: The Art of the Traveling Photographer, and he provided photography for the books Caribbean; Portrait of the Caribbean; Lowcountry: From Charleston to Savannah; A Photo Tour of New York; and Impressions of Bucks County.

Mr. Krist is a Sony Artisan of Imagery and an avid filmmaker who shoots and produces short travel films for a variety of clients, including National Geographic. His movie about Iceland, A Thousand Autumns, won awards at the Johns Hopkins Film Festival, the Reykjavík International Film Festival, and the Trento Film Festival.

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  1. The Fundamentals of Travel Photography Sale

    The Fundamentals of Travel Photography

    Bob Krist
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    Save up to $200.00 Starting at $49.95 $269.95 $49.95$269.95
    Great travel photographs require the ability to tell a story. It’s the same skill National Geographic photographers use to get their breathtaking shots, and it’s one any photographer can master. In The Fundamentals of Travel Photography, National Geographic photographer Bob Krist shares his insights with you through 24 lectures packed with the best photos from his career as a travel photographer.
  2. (Set) The Fundamentals of Travel Photography & National Geographic Masters of Photography Set

    (Set) The Fundamentals of Travel Photography & National Geographic Masters of Photography

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $469.90 Starting at $469.90 $539.90 $469.90$539.90
    If you’ve ever wanted to shoot photographs like a pro, then don’t miss this two-course set. National Geographic photographer Bob Krist shares his lessons, tips, tricks, techniques, and insights directly with you in The Fundamentals of Travel Photography. Then, discover the photography secrets of the experts with National Geographic Masters of Photography.
  3. (Set) The Fundamentals of Travel Photography & Fundamentals of Photography Set

    (Set) The Fundamentals of Travel Photography & Fundamentals of Photography

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $469.90 Starting at $469.90 $539.90 $469.90$539.90
    Take your photography skills to the next level and your camera around the world with this two-course set. Revisit the basics and maximize every shot with guidance from an expert in Fundamentals of Photography. From your local park to the Tuscan hills, explore the secrets of great storytelling from a master National Geographic photographer in The Fundamentals of Travel Photography.
  4. (Set) The Fundamentals of Travel Photography & The Art of Travel Photography Set

    (Set) The Fundamentals of Travel Photography & The Art of Travel Photography

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $329.90 Starting at $329.90 $369.90 $329.90$369.90
    Whether you’re visiting the local park or an African Safari, you can learn how to capture the moment and tell the story with this two-course set. Learn how to record your travels just like the professionals with this 24-lecture course by an acclaimed National Geographic photographer in The Fundamentals of Travel Photography. Then, The Art of Travel Photography: Six Expert Lessons is your ticket to capturing the...
  5. (Set) The Fundamentals of Travel Photography & The National Geographic Guide to Landscape and Wildlife Photography Set

    (Set) The Fundamentals of Travel Photography & The National Geographic Guide to Landscape and Wildlife Photography

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $469.90 Starting at $469.90 $539.90 $469.90$539.90
    Learn how to photograph moments and subjects the way the masters do with this two-course set from National Geographic photographers. Learn how to record your journeys just like the professionals with The Fundamentals of Travel Photography. Then, discover the essentials to taking unforgettable photos of desert cliffs, penguin colonies, dramatic waterfalls, birds of paradise, and so much more with The National...
  6. (SET) The Wonders of America's State Parks & The Fundamentals of Travel Photography Set

    (SET) The Wonders of America's State Parks & The Fundamentals of Travel Photography

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $469.90 Starting at $469.90 $539.90 $469.90$539.90
    Join National Geographic and The Great Courses for a two-course set that will transform your next trip to one of America’s many state parks. In The Wonders of America’s State Parks, enjoy a riveting adventure through more than 100 state wilderness areas stretching from New England to the Pacific Northwest to the Hawaiian Islands. And in The Fundamentals of Travel Photography, learn from a working photographer...
  7. (Set) The Fundamentals of Travel Photography & Fundamentals of Photography II Set on sale

    (Set) The Fundamentals of Travel Photography & Fundamentals of Photography II

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Save up to $415.00 Starting at $88.90 $539.90 $88.90$539.90
    Open your artistic eyes to capturing the world around you like never before with this two-course set. Master the basics with Fundamentals of Photography II, and then pack your camera and learn to take photos on the go in The Fundamentals of Travel Photography.