Jad Davenport
Craftsy Instructor


Jad Davenport is a photographer, author and filmmaker with National Geographic Creative. His cover and inside story for National Geographic Adventure in 2004 were the magazineís first shot with a digital camera. Jadís 30-year career as a travel photographer has taken him to all seven continents and more than 150 countries, and his images have appeared in publications from Islands and Outside and to Audubon and ... Read Full Bio »

Jad's Craftsy Classes


Travel Photography

Discover the professional secrets of National Geographic photographer Jad Davenport and start taking captivating photos that tell the story of your travels! Set yourself up for success with Jad’s tips for travel gear, planning a shot list and overcoming bad weather. Learn to create high-quality images anywhere with four key elements of design, and discover the most magical time of day to take your shots. Jad shares composition techniques for everything from iconic landscapes to small details, and reveals his tips for approaching and photographing locals with ease. Plus, you’ll learn to how to curate your images, creating a memorable narrative you can’t wait to show off!



Upcoming Events

Jul '15 05

Jul 05, 2015 - Jul 26, 2015
Hi everyone, I'm going to have sketchy internet connections between July 5 and July 26 (I'll be off on assignment) but will try and check in every few days. Rest assured, if you do post any images, have any questions, I will certainly respond, but it might take me 2-3 days. Cheers, Jad

Jad's Projects

jrp.peterson's awesome Death Valley photo
Shoot Buildings and Urban Areas
Master Panning Techniques
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