Capturing the Moment

A National Geographic photographer and leader for Lindblad Expeditions shares his insight on putting photo-worthy perspectives in focus.

From watching sea lions bask in the sun on a sandy beach in the Galápagos Islands to spotting snow-white polar bears prowling on icy shelves, your camera will become your closest companion on an expedition voyage. Recently, we sat down with Ralph Lee Hopkins, founder and director of the Expedition Photography program for the Lindblad-National Geographic alliance, to share his expert insights and stunning images. Continue reading to discover his tips, or click the button below to start charting your expedition course.

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Lindblad Expeditions effortlessly transports you to the farthest corners of the world — from the jungles of Costa Rica to the northern reaches of the Arctic — accompanied by seasoned experts who know these regions best. As you tap into the in-depth knowledge of nature photographers, naturalists, marine biologists and others by your side, you’ll emerge with a deep understanding of the natural world. Whether you’re a dedicated photographer or simply curious to see the world through expert eyes, let us begin your adventure today.

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