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Assignments & Stories

  • Everyone’s welcome to contribute their best shot to open assignments

  • Community photographers and National Geographic discuss the submissions

  • National Geographic assembles the top photos from an assignment into a story

Assignment 8 days left to submit

The Trip That Changed My Life

7151 Submissions
Curators: George Stone, Anne Farrar, Jeff Heimsath

Assignment 2 weeks left to submit

Exploring Community

1783 Submissions
Curator: Scott Strazzante
San Francisco Chronicle Staff Photographer

Previous Assignments


Caption This

This assignment ran from Jan 29 - Feb 19, 2018
Curator: David Y. Lee
Producer, Nat Geo Your Shot


Resolutions to Travel

This assignment ran from Jan 8 - Jan 29, 2018
Curator: Lindsay Kuczera
Digital Media Specialist, National Geographic Expeditions


We Are All Explorers

This assignment ran from Jan 3 - Jan 24, 2018
Curator: Becca Skinner
Nat Geo Explorer


My Best Photos of 2017

This assignment ran from Dec 12 - Jan 2, 2018
Curators: Matt Moyer, David Y. Lee


Wow! What an Adventure!

This assignment ran from Dec 5 - Dec 26, 2017
Curator: Robbie Shone
National Geographic photographer

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