Skip to this page's content
Inspiring people to care about the planet since 1888
Learn More »
This package is presently not on sale
One of our longest-running series, Masters of Photography showcases the best photographers currently shooting for National Geographic magazine and other publications. From traveling the world to gather images of the global harvest, to diving beneath the waves to document the latest discoveries in our oceans, to exploring the traditions of Native American horsemanship in the Great Plains, our photographers have the skill, endurance, and curiosity needed to get the story.
For the cover article in the May 2014 issue of National Geographic, veteran photographer Jim Richardson was given the task of photographing the true heroes of our hungry planet: the often obscure, faceless people who bring the food we eat forth from the Earth. It was a daunting undertaking, which took him from the vast wheat fields of the Great Plains to a potato harvest high in the Andes, and from emerald rice fields in Bali to sweltering fields in sub-Saharan Africa to document humanity’s biggest enterprise—feeding the planet.
The National Geographic Museum will be open until 7:15 pm for viewing of the exhibit Food: Our Global Kitchen.
Use #FutureofFood to follow the conversation and share your thoughts on social media!
Immerse yourself in the latest amazing stories from beneath the waves as a master underwater photographer reports on his most recent assignments for National Geographic magazine. Brian Skerry’s surprisingly intimate portraits of marine life have captured the imagination of a generation. From a new look at dolphins suggesting these graceful creatures are even more intelligent than we thought, to a profile of the powerful bluefin tuna, Skerry’s camera illuminates long-held mysteries of the deep. And a story on ocean farming uncovers new sources of food for the 21st century.
National Geographic Events