Nick Nichols

Nick Nichols
National Geographic Photographer
Keynote

Michael “Nick” Nichols is an award-winning photographer who has consistently broken new ground in photography, using innovative techniques that show us the world and capture our imagination in new and exciting ways. From 1982 to 1995, he was a member of the prestigious cooperative Magnum Photos. From 1996 to 2007, he was a staff photographer for National Geographic magazine, then serving as the magazine’s editor at large from 2007 to 2014, and its editor at large for photography from 2014 to 2015. In 2007, he founded the annual LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph, which closed in 2018. He’s published several books full of his memorable photographs, including Last Place on EarthBrutal Kinship, and Earth to Sky; a visual biography of his life and work, A Wild Life by Melissa Harris, was released in June 2017.