How Do You Photograph One of the World's Most Beautiful Places?

British photojournalist Charlie Hamilton James shares anecdotes from the field about photographing the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem for the 2016 May issue of National Geographic magazine. Hear this humorous and irrepressible storyteller talk about moving his family from England to Wyoming for the photo assignment, capturing the Tetons, and training his lens on wildlife both above and below the water in this iconic landscape.

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PRODUCER: Hilary Hudson
EDITOR: Monica Pinzon
TECHNICAL DIRECTOR: John McDonald
SERIES PRODUCER: Vanessa Serrao
PHOTOGRAPHS: Ansel Adams/National Archive, Charlie Hamilton James