Cindy Miller Hopkins is a full-time travel and wildlife photographer with thousands of publications to her credit. Her images can be seen on the pages of text books, travel brochures, calendars, and other consumer products, as well as U.S. and international magazines and newspapers. Her freelance, workshop, teaching and assignment career has taken her to all seven continents and over 140 countries. Some of her recent clients include National Geographic Traveler, Wells Fargo Bank, American Express, Microsoft, AAA & Frommer’s travel guides, BING homepage images, most major cruise lines and TV’s Food Network. She has an image on permanent display at Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in Washington D.C. She is a long time member of American Society of Picture Professionals and current Board Member, and Past President, of the North American Nature Photography Association Foundation. When she’s not traveling, which isn’t often, she lives at home with her husband in Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA.
As a special guest of Quark’s, on the Fair Isle, Faroes, and Spitsbergen: Birds and Bears expedition, Cindy will be available to help you with your camera, as well as your photography, both on and off the ship. In addition to hands on help from Cindy, guests can expect photography workshops. Some of Cindy’s lectures are for those newer to photography - Point & Shoot Basics and Beyond, Composition, People or NO People? That is the question!, and Vacation Photos Worth Framing; and for those guests looking for something a bit more advanced - Digital Image Management, Metadata, The Missing Link, and Marketing.
Regardless of your skill level, Cindy, and Quark’s onboard team of expert photographers, will be able to assist photography enthusiasts, whether just starting out, or trying to go pro.