National Parks at Night Alumni Spotlight

We’re pretty lucky. Some great photographers have joined us on our night photography adventure workshops. They’re all incredibly talented, and we like to help share that talent with the world. Below is a consistently updated list of the accomplishments of these fine folks we’ve come to know over the last few years—from books to exhibitions, from awards to publications, and more.


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Karen Greatti

In March 2019, Karen launched her first photography website. It features the range of her work, including portraiture, sports and landscape. Visit karengreatti.com.

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Bennett Christiansen

Bennett’s photography work, including some he did on the NPAN Rocky Mountain National Park workshop, was covered in a profile feature in Maine’s Seacoast Sunday and New Hampshire’s Portsmouth Herald newspapers. See “Kittery Point teen photographer gives voice to environment.” Also, in April 2019 Bennett’s work was featured in a solo exhibit at the Just Us Chickens Gallery in Kittery, Maine.

Martha Hale

Martha won the Thunder on the Mountain Photo Contest, run by the Vulcan Park and Museum, with a night image of fireworks over the Statue of Liberty replica statue in Birmingham, Alabama.

Hadley Johnson

Hadley’s six-image project, “At One with the Universe,” was selected for inclusion in the recently released book Seeing in SIXES, 2017 by the editors of LensWork magazine. Five of the images were from Hadley’s participation in our Joshua Tree National Park workshop in spring of 2017.

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Julianne Koza

Julianne won first place in the Sunset/Night Sky category, along with Best in Show, in the 2017 Fall Photo show of the Chaparral Artists organization in the Morongo Basin (home to Joshua Tree National Park). Her winning photo was one she made in Alabama Hills while shooting on our Eastern Sierra workshop last October.

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In November 2017, Steven announced the release of his photography book Ten Years on the Road, a collection of his most memorable experiences and favorite photos from a decade of travels.

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Wendi Kennedy

In September 2017, Wendi’s “Moonrise Over Mesquite Sand Dunes,” which she created on our 2016 Death Valley workshop, was selected for display in the “Multiples” exhibition at the Darkroom Gallery in Essex Junction, Vermont.

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Sherry Pincus

In the summer of 2017, Sherry released her photography book Mountains Beckon, created during her time studying with the B&H Portfolio Development program. Also, in July three of her prints from the project were part of a group show at the Soho Photo Gallery in New York City.