Event Detail


Photographic Masterclass & Workshop Theme: "How to be an Effective Adventure and Outdoor Sports Photographer"

Zandy Mangold
Monday, 19 Jan 2015
Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Event 7.30 pm
The Bloomberg Theatre, 27/F Cheung Kong Centre, Central
All participants are encouraged to send in advance their best Adventure or Outdoor Sports photograph of the last year. Following his talk, Mr Mangold is going to critique the best entries, then award prizes to the best three photographs To reserve seats, please reply to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., stating the names of attendees who wish to book.

The Royal Geographical Society is delighted to invite members to a photographic masterclass and workshop with Zandy Mangold.  Mr Mangold is a photographer specialising in documentary and adventure photography.

The evening starts with an illustrated talk about his experiences as an adventure photographer, including as the official photographer for RacingThePlanet and the 4 Deserts Race Series. He then discusses the techniques needed to be a good and effective adventure and outdoor sports photographer

This is followed by awards for the best three photographs. Participants should please submit one photo, once their place at this event is confirmed, together with the details of the camera type, lens type, ISO, shutter speed and aperture of the photograph.

Zandy Mangold studied photography at the Concord Academy, Connecticut College and New Atlanta Centre in the United States. Mr Mangold is now a photographer specialising in documentary and adventure photography, and a photographer for the New York Post since 2006. He has been the the official photographer for RacingThePlanet and the 4 Deserts Race Series since 2009, having photographed 13 self-supported, stage-races of 250km each in the most remote regions of the world, including Antarctica, the Atacama Desert, the Sahara Desert, the Gobi Desert, Iceland, Nepal and Madagascar. He also contributes to a range of print and online publications throughout the world. He is also himself an accomplished runner and athlete.

Members of the RGS and others are most welcome to attend this event, which is HK$150 for Members and HK$200 for guests and others.

The Royal Geographical Society - Hong Kong wishes to express its thanks to:

RacingThePlanet, who have kindly brought Zandy Mangold to Hong Kong

Bloomberg for its assistance with the venue for this event

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