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Thursday, August 22 • 10:00am - 10:50am
Elusive Paradise: Michael Yamashita’s Shangri-La

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Please Join National Geographic photographer Michael Yamashita for a rare and fast-disappearing view of Tibet through images from his new book, Shangri-La (along the tea road to Lhasa). He will start with a short presentation on putting together and selling a book project. His photographs, taken over a period of fifteen years, offer a record of a way of life that has flourished in the rarefied heights of the Himalayas for centuries but is now threatened with extinction.


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Michael Yamashita

National Geographic
Michael Yamashita has been shooting for National Geographic magazine for over 30 years, combining his dual passions of photography and travel. After graduating from Wesleyan University with a degree in Asian studies, he spent seven years in Asia, which became his area of specialty. Returning to the United States fluent in Japanese, he began shooting for National Geographic as well as many other U.S. and international clients. Michael is known... Read More →

Thursday August 22, 2013 10:00am - 10:50am
New York Hilton Midtown 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019