National Geographic http://kcur.org en National Geographic Photographer Captures Hidden Worlds http://kcur.org/post/national-geographic-photographer-captures-hidden-worlds <p></p><p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">National Geographic</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> photographer </span><a href="http://www.jodicobb.com/#mi=1&amp;pt=0&amp;pi=1&amp;p=-1&amp;a=0&amp;at=0" style="line-height: 1.5;">Jodi Cobb</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> travels great distances to discover the secret realms of world culture. She has documented fascinating visual stories about many subjects, including the quirky nature of twins, the hidden lives of Saudi Arabian women and Japanese geishas. </span></p> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 21:00:55 +0000 Gina Kaufmann, Matthew Long-Middleton & Kate Baxendale 54948 at http://kcur.org National Geographic Photographer Captures Hidden Worlds Local Actors Heighten The Authenticity Of 'Real Pirates' http://kcur.org/post/local-actors-heighten-authenticity-real-pirates <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The remains of a sunken pirate ship found off of Cape Cod, Mass. in 1984 form the ballast of the traveling National Geographic exhibit</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Real Pirates</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, opening June 22 at Union Station. Fri, 21 Jun 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Steve Walker 38765 at http://kcur.org Local Actors Heighten The Authenticity Of 'Real Pirates' Around The World With A Camera http://kcur.org/post/around-world-camera <p>From the <strong>Australian Outback to Bollywood, Albanian farmland to Vietnam</strong>, National Geographic travel photographer <strong>Catherine Karnow</strong> has been around the world to capture its images with her camera. Mon, 18 Mar 2013 23:00:00 +0000 Beth Lipoff & Suzanne Hogan 33648 at http://kcur.org Around The World With A Camera Going To Great Depths For National Geographic http://kcur.org/post/going-great-depths-national-geographic <p><strong>Brian Skerry</strong> was inspired by National Geographic at a young age but it took several decades for this underwater photographer to land <strong>his dream job</strong>.</p><p></p><p> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +0000 Steve Kraske, Stephen Steigman & Danie Alexander 32424 at http://kcur.org Going To Great Depths For National Geographic NFL Cheerleader To Ph.D.: National Geographic Explorer Mireya Mayor http://kcur.org/post/nfl-cheerleader-phd-national-geographic-explorer-mireya-mayor <p>Often described in the media as &ldquo;a female Indiana Jones,&rdquo; <strong>Mireya Mayor</strong> is not your typical scientist.</p> Tue, 08 May 2012 22:53:03 +0000 Stephen Steigman & Steve Kraske 17332 at http://kcur.org NFL Cheerleader To Ph.D.: National Geographic Explorer Mireya Mayor Photographer Mattias Klum: Rare...And Dangerous Shots http://kcur.org/post/photographer-mattias-klum-rareand-dangerous-shots <p><strong>Mattias Klum</strong> makes a living by shooting photographs of some of the world&#39;s most endangered species and places.</p><p>A photographer for <a href="http://events.nationalgeographic.com/events/speakers-bureau/speaker/mattias-klum/" target="_blank"><em>National Geographic</em></a>, Klum might be considered an endangered species himself, given his recent work shooting closes ups of the venomous Chinese cobra, which can shoot its venom up to nearly 7 feet. Even a drop of that venom can blind you.</p><p>But there he sat....shooting away....nonetheless.</p> Wed, 25 Apr 2012 22:30:30 +0000 Stephen Steigman & Steve Kraske 16584 at http://kcur.org Photographer Mattias Klum: Rare...And Dangerous Shots Extreme Cave Diving: Worth The Risks? http://kcur.org/post/extreme-cave-diving-worth-risks <p>There&#39;s a line of work where the risks include toxic layers of hydrogen sulfide and maze-like passageways.&nbsp; (No, we&#39;re not talking the halls of Congress.) It&#39;s the <strong>exploration of underwater caves and blue holes.</strong> Many consider survival to be is the mark of a successful dive ... so, are the risks worth it? Tue, 13 Mar 2012 23:00:00 +0000 Kathleen Pointer, Brian Ellison & Stephen Steigman 14124 at http://kcur.org Extreme Cave Diving: Worth The Risks?