National Geographic Photographer Bob Krist to Speak at Unique Photo in NJ

I just received this e-mail and would like to share this info about an upcoming event with Bob Krist in Fairfield, NJ on 5/13/2009. Bob Krist is one of my heros in the world of photography. Take a look at some of his work and you’ll see why. He is also a great teacher, and shares many of his secrets in magazines and online. You can find a list of his books on this page of his website.

Location: Unique Photo 123 US Highway 46 West, Fairfield, NJ.
Time/Date: Wednesday, May 13th at 7:00pm-9:00pm

Cost: Free for ASMP members. $20 for non-ASMP members, non-members who register will receive a $20 Unique Photo Gift Card.
Please visit and click on “Unique University” to register.

Members need to contact Tom Stillman at stillphoto (at) for free promotion code. Members must supply name and member number to receive their personal code.

Bob Krist Overview: Bob Krist is a freelance photographer who works regularly on assignment for magazines such as National Geographic Traveler, Smithsonian, and Islands. These assignments have taken him to all seven continents and have won awards in the Pictures of the Year, Communication Arts, and World Press Photo competitions. During his work, he has been stranded on a glacier in Iceland, nearly run down by charging bulls in southern India, and knighted with a cutlass during a Trinidad voodoo ceremony.

He won the title of “Travel Photographer of the Year” from the Society of American Travel Writers in 1994, 2007, and again at the 2008 convention. In 2000 his work was honored at the Eisenstaedt Awards for Magazine Photography in New York City. An accomplished writer as well as a photographer, Bob is a contributing editor at both National Geographic Traveler and Outdoor Photographer, where he writes a travel photography column. He lectures in Washington DC as part of the ongoing “Live at the National Geographic” series.

He teaches photo workshops for the Maine and Santa Fe Photo Workshops, National Geographic Expeditions, and Linblad Expeditions. A former professional actor, Bob hosted Nature’s Best Photography, a 13-part series for National Wildlife Productions on the Outdoor Life Network, and Photography Close Up, one of Cablevision’s “MagRack” series. Currently, he can be seen as the host of the PBS special Restoration Stories.

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