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Student Matinees

Student Matinee | Day to Night

  • Stephen Wilkes, Photographer

Photographer Stephen Wilkes creates his iconic Day to Night images shooting from a fixed camera angle for up to 30 hours, producing dozens of intriguing stories within a single photo. Join him as he takes students behind the scenes of his National Geographic assignment to photograph iconic bird migrations across landscapes in Kenya, Scotland, the Falkland Islands, and the Platte River in Nebraska.

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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