Ami Vitale, a photographer and filmmaker, has journeyed to more than 85 countries, where she has witnessed civil unrest and violence but also surreal beauty and the enduring power of the human spirit. She is an ambassador for Nikon and a contract photographer with National Geographic magazine. Her work is exhibited around the world in museums, galleries and numerous private collections.
Recently, Ami was the subject of a ten-part television series for National Geographic Channel and another documentary series, Over the Islands of Africa. She is a member of Ripple Effect Images and serves on the Executive Advisory Committee of the Alexia Foundation's Photojournalism Advisory Board. Ami continues to make films and tell the stories of the planet's most pressing issues, and she frequently gives lectures and workshops throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia. This is her second year teaching for The Workshops.
Her website is www.amivitale.com.