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25rd Worldwide DoD Military Photography Workshop

The 25th Annual Visual Storytelling Workshop is being held from 25 June to 1 July, 2017 in Norfolk, Virginia.


The purpose of this workshop is to enhance visual communications skills in conjunction with photographic knowledge, proficiency and qualifications. Selected DoD photographers, videographers and photojournalists will work with an acclaimed faculty of photojournalism professionals who will provide professional instruction and critiques in assigned small group settings designed to challenge attendee's visual communication abilities, while working a specific photographic story/assignment produced during the week.




The faculty for the workshop will include recognized professionals from across the country. Mentors are recognized and accomplished military and civilian photography/videography professionals.

Travel & Lodging:

Services or parent commands are responsible for funding TDY/TAD for their candidates. TDY/TAD orders must authorize rental car for each student to enable the individual to travel to and from Naval Station Norfolk, hotel and assignment locations. All students are required to secure billeting at the designated hotel (Sheraton Norfolk Waterside). When securing billeting, be sure to inform lodging you are part of the 2017 DoD Visual Storytelling Workshop. Further information is available via the internet at Variations to orders must be authorized to all flexibility of workshop assignments.

Uniform Requirements:

Due to the nature of shooting assignments in the Norfolk area, civilian business casual (i.e. khakis and collared shirt) is the appropriate attire for the workshop. No military uniform is required or expected.