President Barack Obama has appointed the former CEO of the National Geographic Society to the Smithsonian Institution’s governing board.
The National Geographic Museum in Washington has a new exhibit featuring the photography of 11 award-winning female photojournalists.
“The most satisfying journey is one that is shared.” That quote introduces and is the point behind a coffee table book of photographs from around the globe put together by the family of the late Tom Abercrombie, one of the last swashbuckling, globe-trotting writer-photographers at National Geographic. It’s the visual story of Tom and Lynn Abercrombie of Shady Side and their nearly 40 years of traveling, a memoir they started together before he died of complications of surgery in 2006.
Shark Week, the longest running program event on cable TV, will return this weekend. Once again, it will feature the work of a Baltimore photographer.