Catherine Karnow, a San Francisco-based National Geographic photographer, was born and raised in Hong Kong, the daughter of an American journalist. In 2006 she gained unprecedented access to Prince Charles for her National Geographic feature, “Not Your Typical Radical.”
Catherine has covered cities and cultures worldwide, including photographing in Vietnam for over 26 years. Her exhibition and book, Vietnam 25 Years Documenting a Changing Country, premiered at the Art Vietnam gallery in Hanoi in April 2015. Her work appears in National Geographic, National Geographic Traveler, Smithsonian, and French and German GEO.
Catherine's passion for photography carries into her love for teaching. She teaches for National Geographic and also gives private workshops and teaching seminars all over the world. This is her fourth year teaching for The Workshops. Her website is catherinekarnow.com.