Vision Is Better, Ep.46

I was talking to my friend Paul Nicklen recently about the path he’s taken to become a National Geographic photographer and he told a story that resonated with me, a reminder that what it takes is much more than an ability with a camera, it takes commitment and perseverance, among other things, and a willingness to chew on a rotting walrus flipper. Intrigued, if not a little nauseated? Tune in!



If you haven’t seen Paul Nicklen’s TED talk you can watch it here:

If you like what you see, Paul's book POLAR OBSESSION is one of my favourites and it's available on Amazon here:

David duChemin is a photographer, author, adventurer, and entrepreneur. He’s the best-selling author of Within The Frame, VisionMongers, Photographically Speaking and almost 20 other titles about the craft and art of photography. He is also the accidental founder and Chief Executive Nomad of Craft & Vision, publishers of photographic education and inspiration, and rabid defenders of the amateur and everyone who does this for the love of the photograph.

Vision is Better is a chance for you to ask David questions about photography, and a chance for David to sound off on these things without, for once, having to write a damn book about it. Please leave your comments on the YouTube page, as that is where David will be interacting.

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