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Nevada Wier is a multiple award-winning photographer specializing in the remote corners of the globe and the cultures that inhabit them. Her journeys have take her crisscrossing the globe in search of compelling travel experiences and images.

Her work is represented by Getty, Corbis, National Geographic Images, and Blend. Nevada has been published in numerous national and international publications, including: National Geographic, Geo, National Geographic Adventure, National Geographic Traveler, Islands, Outdoor Photographer, and Outside, . She is a Fellow of The Explorer's Club, a member of the Society of Woman Geographers.

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Nevada was the photographer for The Land of Nine Dragons - Vietnam Today (Abbeville Press, 1992),photography from contemporary Vietnam, winner of the Lowell Thomas Best Travel Book of 1992 award, and the writer/photographer for Adventure Travel Photography (Amphoto, 1993). She was a participating photographer in A Day in the Life of Thailand (Collins, 1995),Planet Vegas (Collins, 1995), and Mother Earth (Sierra Club Editions 2002). Her current works in progress are A Nomadic Vision (publication TBA) and Myanmar: Lost in Timea photo book on Myanmar (publication TBA).

Nevada is represented by the Verve Gallery in Santa Fe, N.M. Her next exhibition, Invisible Light: The World in Infrared, will open September 6th, 2013. Artist Reception September 26th.

nevada wier _ pamir mountainsNevada was featured in a National Geographic Explorer television episode on her travels down the Blue Nile River in Ethiopia on assignment with National Geographic magazine and was one of the photographers in THROUGH THE LENS for the National Geographic Channels. She was a frequent photographer on Canon Photo Safaris (OLN & ESPN). She was a regular guest on The Travel Channel and featured in a Northwest Airlines international television and print ad campaign. . Nevada is a lecturer for seminars and professional panels, and a featured speaker for banquets and conferences. She has been a speaker on a nation-wide tour with LIVE …from National Geographic .

nevada wier - blue Nile


Nevada is also an Adobe Influencer with Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom, and has been featured in two video promos for Adobe Lightroom.

Nevada instructs photography workshops for National Geographic and The Santa Fe Workshops, and other educational institutions. She is currently on tour with the National Geographic Traveler CREATIVITY WITH LIGHT nation-wide seminar series. She leads custom photography tours with National Geographic Expeditions.

nevada wier - Grand CanyonNevada has guided the gamut of outdoor programs in the mountains, deserts and rivers of the world. This includes 20 years as a Course Director/Instructor for Outward Bound, a boatman for AZRA on the Grand Canyon of the Colorado River and a professional ski patroller in New Hampshire. She has traveled and trekked extensively on expeditions and private explorations in search of unusual places and photographs.

Nevada is based in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Nevada Wier - Biography