National Geographic : 1995 Aug
Rule 1: Get close to the subject. Jodi Cobb (above) made friends with a group of Bedouin women outside Riyadh while shooting a story on Saudi women. "Photog raphy is taboo in the culture," Cobb reports. "These women would let me photographthem, but they wouldn'tlet any man see me photographthem." Joel Sartore's camouflage (right) protects eagles, not him. The suitkeeps captive birds wild by preventingthem from imprinting on humans. CCURRY (BELOW LEFT);KENT J. KOBERSTEENNGS STAFF Another day at the office. David Doubilet settlesinto a steel cage and waits for his firstmeeting witha great white shark off the coast ofAustralia. With a dedi cated assistant,Steve McCurry keeps calm and drier than oth erwise while coveringmonsoons in Nepal. Some days it's just one volcano after another ChrisJohns records the geologic splitofAfrica's Great Rift.