- Cory Richards, Photographer and Adventurer
- Peter Gwin,
An image is worth 1000 words, but is there more to the story? After surviving a grade 4 avalanche, leading adventure photographer Cory Richards snapped an unforgettable selfie that seemed to exemplify the fearless and rugged spirit of an explorer, making the cover of National Geographic magazine in January 2013. Learn the full story behind this iconic image—and the true power of photography—in this candid conversation between Cory and National Geographic Senior Editor, Expeditions, Peter Gwin.
About the speakers
- In 2016, Richards and his climbing partner became the first people to document their entire Everest climb live on social media with #EverestNoFilter.
- Curator of the National Geographic book and exhibit @NatGeo.
- 2012 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year.
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