The photo director for National Geographic, David Griffin knows the power of photography to connect us to our world. In a talk filled with glorious images, he talks about how we all use photos to tell our stories. David Griffin has one of the world’s true dream jobs: He’s the director of photography for National Geographic magazine.
He works with photo editors and photographers to set the visual direction of the magazine — which in turn raises the bar for photographers around the world.
Griffin offers an intriguing look into the magazine’s creative process on his blog, Editor’s Pick, where he talks about how the magazine uses its extraordinary photos to tell compelling stories.
“Photojournalists of David Griffin’s quality come along perhaps once a generation.”
Dennis Dimick, executive editor, National Geographic