Jeffrey Chapman is a cultural, humanitarian, and world photographer. He is interested in the human experience, strives to nurture cultural appreciation, and is dedicated to visually communicating stories of hope and dignity of those without voices loud enough to tell their own stories.
Born with intense wanderlust and a profound curiosity, Jeffrey has lived in six countries (including Italy for 10 years) and has travelled both the celebrated and the obscure corners of the world on a journey of adventure, experience, knowledge, and personal growth. He is multicultural, multilingual, an incorrigible optimist, and has never been bored.
Jeffrey photographs the beautifully-innate humanity within people, cultures, traditions, and celebrations around the world and is an enthusiastic leader of international photographic adventures and workshops. He considers it an honor to work with fellow photographers along their individual photographic journeys.
Jeffrey is based in the United States. He speaks English and Italian.
David duChemin is a world & humanitarian assignment photographer, best-selling author, digital publisher, and international workshop leader whose nomadic and adventurous life fuels his fire to create and share. Based in Vancouver, Canada, when he’s home, David leads a nomadic life chasing compelling images on all 7 continents.
Drawing on a previous career in comedy, David is a dynamic and engaging itinerant presenter and educator. A driven artist, creative professional, entrepreneur and life-long adventurer, David educates and inspires through stunning visuals and hilarious travel stories, and insights, from a life spent outside and abroad.
David is based in Canada. He speaks English.
Mitchell Kanashkevich is a freelance travel and documentary photographer. Over the past decade, his journeys have taken him around the world in search of captivating imagery. His passion lies in capturing disappearing cultures, ancient rituals, traditional labor, and everyday life in diverse settings.
Mitchell’s range of subjects is broad, but whether he is photographing nomadic shepherds in India, life in the last traditional villages of Eastern Europe, or sulfur miners working in a volcanic crater, his common aim is always the same—to capture the human element. Mitchell’s work has appeared in magazines such as National Geographic Traveler, Vanity Fair, Lonely Planet Traveller, Geographical UK, and has made its way into private photo collections around the world.
Mitchell is based in Australia. He speaks English, Russian, and Spanish.
Winslow Lockhart is a fine art photographer. Through motion, abstraction, and softly focused scenes, she creates painterly photographs with a hint of clarity that suggest a new reality that exists beyond what we think we see and know. They remind us that our world is simply nothing short of gorgeous, alive, and in constant motion.
Winslow is inspired by the poetic beauty of the natural world and, using her camera’s sensor as her canvas, she paints with light via a process of long exposures and deliberate gestural camera motions. Her abstract, impressionistic, and expressionistic photographs are sold in fine art galleries.
Winslow is based in the United States. She speaks English.
Elizabeth Opalenik is a photographic artist, educator, and freelance photographer. For her, making art—any art—is a gift, gracing her with many friendships made in the countries she has journeyed in 30 years of teaching photographic workshops.
Elizabeth’s work with dancers and water imagery portray impressions of motion and the emotions they create while her philanthropic work is used photographically to convey our universal connections. Her photographs are collected and published internationally. “Poetic Grace: Elizabeth Opalenik Photographs 1979–2007,” a monograph of her work, was published in 2007. It brings together some of Elizabeth’s stunning nude and flower photographs, involving the sensual and mysterious qualities of water, and her signature style in the photographic process known os mordançage.
Elizabeth is based in the United States. She speaks English.
Bob Sacha is an award-winning multimedia producer, documentary filmmaker, photographer, editor, and teacher who made his name as a photojournalist. As a staff photographer at the Philadelphia Inquirer then as a contributing photographer at both Life and National Geographic Magazine, he covered a variety of assignments around the world for more than 25 years.
Recently he worked as a staff producer and editor at MediaStorm.org, where his projects were nominated for three National News Emmys and won numerous awards.
Now an independent multimedia storyteller, Bob has directed, produced, shot and edited nonfiction video stories for Yahoo!News, Audubon, Apple, the Asia Society, Starbucks, the Council on Foreign Relations and the Open Society Foundation among other international clients.
He is the director of visual storytelling at the new City University of NY Graduate School of Journalism, where he teaches the popular Video Storytelling for the Web class. He also mentors students at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism on their interactive, hybrid, and documentary film masters projects. He teaches and consults in the US and worldwide on documentary storytelling and new media for the internet.
Bob is based in the United States. He speaks English.
Gali Tibbon is an award-winning photographer based in Jerusalem. In 2013, she was named Travel Photographer of the Year at the World Photography Awards (WPO) in London. Recently she was chosen to be a Canon Explorer, part of Canon Europe Ambassador’s Program. Her professional work explores the theme of religion, focusing on faith, capturing the spiritual and abstract emotions of believers in her still photographs.
Gali covers a wide range of Christian pilgrimage paths and rituals in the Holy Land and around the world, including baptism in the Jordan River, Christianity in Jerusalem, the ancient Samaritans, Ethiopian Christianity, and religious gatherings across Europe. After more than a decade of covering the Middle East, Tibbon’s work has expanded to a wide range of assignments around the globe. Gali’s photographs are published regularly in renowned magazines and newspapers worldwide (National Geographic, Geo, Newsweek, Elle, Time etc.). Her photographs are exhibited in museums, galleries, and photography festivals around the world.
Gali is based in Israel. She speaks English, Hebrew, Arabic, Spanish, and French.
Ami Vitale’s journey as a photographer and filmmaker has taken her to more than 85 countries where she has witnessed civil unrest and violence, but also surreal beauty and the enduring power of the human spirit. Now based in Montana, Vitale is an Ambassador for Nikon and a contract photographer with National Geographic magazine.
Her photographs have been commissioned by nearly every important international publication and exhibited around the world in museums, galleries and are part of numerous private collections. She has garnered prestigious awards including multiple prizes from World Press Photos, the Daniel Pearl Award for Outstanding Reporting, named Magazine Photographer of the Year by both the National Press Photographer’s Association and the International Photographer of the Year prize.
Recently, she has been the subject of the ten part tv series for National Geographic Channel and another documentary series “Over the Islands of Africa.” She has been a featured speaker in more than 20 countries from Asia to Europe and Latin America and is a founding member of Ripple Effect Images, a collective of well-known scientists, writers, photographers, and filmmakers with a mission of creating powerful stories illustrating the very specific issues women in developing countries face.
Ami is based in the United States. She speaks English.
Nevada Wier is a multiple award-winning photographer, specializing in the remote corners of the globe and the cultures that inhabit them. She has crisscrossed the globe in search of compelling travel experiences and images.
Nevada has been published in numerous national and international publications, including: National Geographic, Geo, National Geographic Adventure, National Geographic Traveler, Islands, Outdoor Photographer, and Outside. She is a Fellow of The Explorer’s Club and a member of the Society of Woman Geographers. Her work is represented by Getty, Corbis, National Geographic Images, and Blend.
Nevada was the photographer for “The Land of Nine Dragons—Vietnam Today,” which won the Lowell Thomas Best Travel Book of 1992 award.
Nevada is also an Adobe Influencer with Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom and has been featured in two video promos for Adobe Lightroom.
Nevada is based in the United States. She speaks English.