Michael Yamashita has been a National Geographic photographer for over 30 years and has won numerous awards from the National Photographers Association and the Asian American Journalists Association. He also won the Best Historical Documentary prize for his feature documentary The Ghost Fleet, at the New York Independent Film Festival and his National Geographic Channel documentary, Marco Polo: The China Mystery Revealed, received two Asian Television and Film Awards. It was also included in the top 20 most popular National Geographic Channel documentaries of the decade. Major exhibits of his work have opened throughout Asia, in Beijing, Tokyo, Seoul, Hong Kong, Mumbai, Taipei and Singapore, as well as in Rome, Venice, Frankfurt and Perpignan, France. His work has been exhibited at galleries in Los Angeles and at the National Gallery in Washington, DC. Author of over 10 books mostly inspired by his 30 National Geographic stories.
The workshops are designed to hone your skills in travel photography and to help you gain insights on how to shoot the best locations for unique and magical moments in each port of call on the cruise – Shanghai, Hong Kong, Nha Trang, Ho Chi Minh City, Singapore, Jakarta, Bali, Darwin, Cairns and Gladstone.