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By Steve Davey

The event is being hosted as part of the National Geographic Traveller Photography Competition 2016

National Geographic Traveller (UK) presents a new Photography Masterclass

LONDON (10 November) — National Geographic Traveller (UK) is hosting its new Photography Masterclass at theprintspace detailing how to take the perfect photographic portrait while travelling. Led by professional photographer Steve Davey, it will cover some of the key techniques for approaching and interacting with potential subjects, as well as how to take great street images.

The event is being hosted as part of the National Geographic Traveller Photography Competition 2016, in which our readers have the chance to win a commission to shoot for the magazine.

Pat Riddell, editor of National Geographic Traveller (UK), said, “This is our first standalone Photography Masterclass and we’re pleased to be working with both theprintspace and Steve Davey. How do you create that ‘you-are-there’ feeling when meeting people? This will give an insight into interacting with your subjects to improve and develop your photography skills and make great photographs true to our ethos.”

Event details
Date: Wednesday 2 December, 7.30-10pm
Fee: £75
Venue: theprintspace, 74 Kingsland Road, London E2 8DL

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The National Geographic Traveller Photography Competition 2016 features a host of new categories to attract photographers, both amateur and professional, from video and mobile to portfolio. For more information, head to our website at

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National Geographic Traveller (UK) is published under license by APL Media Limited, from the National Geographic Society in Washington, D.C. The magazine is also available in China, Spain, Russia, the Netherlands, Israel, Poland, Latin America, Armenia, Czech Republic, Croatia, Indonesia, Romania and South Africa. The 180-page travel and lifestyle magazine is packed full of outstanding photography, authentic travel experiences and inspiring narratives.

The National Geographic Traveller Photography Competition is in its fifth year, and aims to recognise the best professionals and amateurs from across the UK. This year, the winners will be sent on a photographic commission for National Geographic Traveller — destinations include Tanzania, Vietnam and Iceland. Selected entrants will also be included as part of a global press and media campaign across the National Geographic Traveller website and exhibited at theprintspace in London, in March 2016, gaining major exposure to the creative industry.


Launched in 2007, theprintspace has quickly grown to become the UK’s biggest professional photo and art printing service. It offers printing, mounting and framing, both online and in-house in Shoreditch, London. A firm favourite with creative artists and photographers, theprintspace’s award-winning service offers gallery-standard quality at affordable prices, which is why Turner Prize-winning artists and National Portrait Gallery award-winners consistently choose the service. For more information, visit For specific media requests, please contact Leo Scott. E: 

Steve Davey

Steve Davey is a photographer and writer whose work has been published in magazines and newspapers all over the world. He’s the author and principal photographer of Unforgettable Places to See Before You Die and Unforgettable Islands to Escape to Before You Die — both published by BBC Books. Steve has recently authored Around the World in 500 Festivals and a second edition of Footprint Travel Photography. Steve runs his own London photography courses and an exclusive series of travel photography tours to some of the most exotic places in the world.

National Geographic Traveler (USA) is the world’s most widely read travel magazine, created in 1984. It championed sustainable travel before it was cool and, eight times annually, celebrates journeys that are about place, experience, culture, authenticity, living like the locals and great photography. It makes a distinction between tourism and travel and stresses inquisitive, not acquisitive, trips. It employs storytelling and outstanding photography to inspire readers to pick up and go, eschewing fashion and fluff in favour of articles that offer a strong sense of place, inspiring narratives that make readers take trips, and solid service information to help them plan those trips.


Editorial enquiries:
Tel: +44 (0)20 7253 9906

Pat Riddell, Editor
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7253 9906

Maria Pieri, Editorial Director
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7253 9906

Matthew Jackson, Managing Director
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7253 9009

Anthony Leyens, CEO
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7253 9009


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