Workshops and Events

Workshops and Events

Joe McNally Photography and Save Ellis Island hosted two days of exciting, exclusive hands-on photography workshops on Thursday, September 26 and Friday September 27. These two full days of shooting with world-renowned photographer, Joe McNally took place in select Ellis Island Hospital buildings not readily open to the public.

A private Hard Hat Tour conducted by Save Ellis Island gave participants the opportunity to view the historic buildings and capture haunting images of the site. Participants learned tips and techniques for making the most of their photographic skills.

McNally teaching blog


Mr. McNally is an internationally acclaimed photographer whose career has spanned 30 years including assignments in over 50 countries.  He has shot cover stories for TIME, LIFE, National Geographic, Newsweek, Fortune, New York, Entertainment Weekly, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, and Men’s Journal. He has been at various times in his career a contract photographer for Sports Illustrated, a staff photographer at LIFE, and currently is an ongoing 25-year contributor to National Geographic, shooting numerous cover stories for all those publications.


Joe McNally Photography