LANCASTER – Antelope Valley College instructor Lee Bergthold will talk about “exploration photography” and illustrate the talk with images he shot in mountain and desert wilderness areas. The presentation will run from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Nov. 19 in Board Room SSV 151 at Antelope Valley College, 3041 W. Ave. K. Admission is free. Bergthold, a veteran photographer, wilderness explorer of more than 50 years, and former Marine Corps survival instructor, is an assistant professor of photography at the college. Bergthold will bring photos, film, video and DVDs to illustrate his work. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week Bergthold says backcountry photography requires long hours in the field and can involve weather that ranges from more than 100 degrees to below freezing, traveling in extremely rough and uncharted terrain, isolation and carrying photographic gear as well as 10 days’ to 30 days’ worth of supplies and survival gear. Bergthold is also director of the Center for Wilderness Studies, which he founded to train individuals for the rigors of wilderness exploration. Bergthold himself spends 80 to 120 days a year in the backcountry. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!