Any photo buff who wants to know what it takes to shoot award winning images can find out with the new iPad app, "50 Greatest Photographs of National Geographic." - New York Times Gadgetwise
"Wouldn't you love to find out the behind the scenes stories on how each of those pictures happened? National Geographic's new iPad app tells you just that." -Gizmodo
FOR THE BEST VIDEO VIEWING EXPERIENCE, PLEASE UPDATE YOUR OS TO THE LATEST VERSION! National Geographic Magazine has searched its vast archives to find its most memorable photographs. This application brings National Geographic’s 50 Greatest Photographs to life with the rich features and functionality of iPad™. Learn the stories behind our most iconic photographs, watch videos from our photographers, buy prints, share photos with your friends, and even connect to Your Shot to enjoy top user-submitted photography.
The 50 Greatest Photographs include riveting images of the Afghan Girl and Titanic and stunning natural and cultural landscapes.
Key features and functionalities:
Behind the Photos: Learn the stories behind these iconic photographs from the photographers themselves, and see videos explaining how they captured their shots.
Near frames: See the sequence of images made by the photographers in the field, and find out just how the “perfect shot” happened.
Share the Photos: Share National Geographic’s 50 Greatest Photographs with your friends through email and Facebook.
Your Shot: Connect with National Geographic magazine’s community by viewing our top user-submitted photographs or submitting your best photographs.
Buy a Print: Order a framed or unframed print of any our 50 Greatest Photographs from the app.
Geo-tagged Photos: Tap a pin on a map and go directly to one of our 50 Greatest Photographs.
Photographer Bios: National Geographic magazine attracts the world’s finest photographers. Here is your chance to learn more about them.
History: Immerse yourself in National Geographic magazine’s rich photographic history with time lines covering more than a century of milestones.
In the Magazine: See how all of the 50 Greatest Photographs originally appeared in the magazine.
**IMPORTANT** If you have any problems playing the videos in 50 Greatest Photographs, please take the following steps:
-- Close Other Apps -- Make sure other resource intensive apps are closed so the iPad can run the 50 Photographs videos seamlessly.
-- Reboot iPad -- Hold "power" and "home" buttons for 10 seconds until the Apple logo re-appears. Re-start app.
-- Upgrade OS -- If the first two don't work, please sync your iPad and upgrade your IOS to 4.2.1
-- Email National Geographic -- If you still have problems, please email [email protected]
About the National Geographic Society
The National Geographic Society has been inspiring people to care about the planet since 1888. It is one of the largest nonprofit scientific and educational institutions in the world. Its interests include geography, archaeology and natural science, and the promotion of environmental and historical conservation.