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Student Matinees

Day to Night: On Assignment With Stephen Wilkes

  • Stephen Wilkes, Photographer
Duration
90
Ticket Price
$5

Photographer Stephen Wilkes creates iconic day to night images by shooting from one camera angle for up to 30 hours, allowing him to capture dozens of stories within a single photograph. Students will join him on his most recent National Geographic assignments photographing the elegant and mysterious patterns of bird migrations across landscapes in Kenya, Scotland, the Falkland Islands, and the Platte River in Nebraska.

THEMES: wildlife, birds, ecosystems, photography, geography

Stephen Wilkes
About the speaker
Stephen Wilkes, Photographer

Stephen Wilkes is an award-winning photographer whose most defining project, Day to Night, began in 2009.

Speaker Highlights
Elected to the College of Fellows of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society
Solo exhibition (Day to Night: In the Field with Stephen Wilkes) at the National Geographic Museum in 2018
Selected to National Geographic's "Best Photos of 2018"
Taschen book on Day to Night to be published in 2019
Gave 2016 TED talk—one of its highest rated—on the process behind Day to Night
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