A National Geographic photo editor for over 20 years, Elizabeth Krist is a founding member of the Visual Thinking Collective. She is on the boards of Women Photograph and the W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund, helps program National Geographic’s Storytellers Summit, and advises the Eddie Adams Workshop. She is collaborating on “The Four Elements” exhibition this year for Photoville, and last year produced “A Mother’s Eye”. She also curated the “Women of Vision” exhibition and book. Krist teaches for ICP and La Luz. Honors include awards from POYi, Overseas Press Club, and Communication Arts. She has judged for the Lit List, The FENCE, POYi, Getty, Instagram, Ian Parry, and the RFK Journalism Awards.
Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
Presented by Visual Thinking Collective and Photoville
Nature Nurtures features the work of 12 photographers who have documented how nature inspires and sustains them, brings solace to others, and is a powerful antidote to the stresses of contemporary life.
Join David Gonzalez in conversation with Elizabeth Krist to discuss Gonzalez’s work from his exhibition, “Bronx Life.”
Visual Narrative and Your Story
Members of the Visual Thinking Collective will present a workshop geared toward the mid-career photographer. Presentations will focus on building editorial skills and will consider an array of issues, including the elements of the visual narrative, researching and pitching story ideas, exploring your photographic identity, sustaining and editing long-term projects, marketing your abilities, and working with clients.
Project Reviews with the Visual Thinking Collective
Visual Thinking Collective members Sarah Leen, Shannon Simon, Lauren Steel, and Elizabeth Krist will critique submitted projects in smaller breakout groups. 24 photographers will be divided into random groups and will have an opportunity to discuss a project with one of the editors, while others in their group listen in.
The Seed of an Idea with Lynn Johnson & Elizabeth Krist
Listen in as internationally recognized, award-winning National Geographic contributing photographer, Lynn Johnson and acclaimed photo editor Elizabeth Krist sit down for a discussion of the projects they have worked on together.