Photograph with National Geographic at X Games Aspen

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Have you ever wondered what it's like to take pictures alongside a National Geographic photographer? This January, join National Geographic and ESPN at X Games Aspen for a chance to attend exclusive photo walks and learn tips from the pros.

National Geographic photographers Andy Bardon and Sofia Jaramillo will be at X Games Aspen in Colorado, leading four photo walks at competition events. Attend the photo walks for a chance to ask questions, work on your photography skills, and learn more about National Geographic.


January 23: Women's Snowboard Superpipe, 5:00-6:45 p.m.

January 24: Snowboard Rail Jam, 2:00-3:45 p.m.

January 25: Snowboard Knuckle Huck, 5:00-6:45 p.m.

January 26: Women's Ski Slopestyle, 10:30am-12:15 p.m.

Event Information and Details

Where and when?
Aspen, Colorado, January 23-26

What is a photo walk?
A photo walk is a free, live, on-site photography learning session. You'll have exclusive access to X Games Aspen events and be coached by National Geographic photographers.

Who can attend?
Anyone passionate about photography and learning. We welcome all photography experience levels. Participants should be interested to learn how National Geographic photojournalists approach photo assignments and gain new skills to improve your own photography. Participants must be 16 years old or older.

What should I bring?
If you own a camera and photo gear, please bring those along. Cameras will not be provided. Remember, you can also make great pictures with a mobile camera as well. Be sure to dress in warm clothing. We'll be out in the elements-rain, shine, or snow. The walks will be approximately 2 hours.

For planning tips from National Geographic photographers, check the Nat Geo website.

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