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PRO WORKSHOPS: This is a listing of workshops provided by CNPA member professionals who make some or all of their living conducting photography workshops. These are not CNPA sponsored events and all fees paid go to the workshop leaders. Only CNPA members may post workshops they will be personally leading on this page.

We have added a basic difficulty rating to the classroom workshops or field workshops based on three levels -

      FIELD WORKSHOPS
       CLASSROOM WORKSHOPS 



Available Workshops -

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April 2018
April 4-7, 2018
St. Petersburg, FL
Leader(s): Jennifer King
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Florida: Birding and Beaches Photo Workshop Spring is a time of great change in Florida, and is marked by the mating, nesting and birth of new life. Florida is a birders paradise, and the season brings opportunities for wildlife and landscape photos unlike anywhere else in the U.S. White sandy beaches are warmed by the setting sun, nature preserves are hopping with new life, and the ocean brings about dramatic sunrises and sunsets. We will spend our time capturing all that is Florida from its beaches to its piers, from the best nature preserves in the country to the less known birding hangouts. Join us next spring as we capture and experience Florida at its very best.

FOR BEGINNER TO ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHERS.

Jennifer King Photography Workshops offers only SMALL GROUP photography workshops with personalized, hands-on attention in the field and classroom to provide you with the best photographic adventure and learning experience. Professional Guides and Professional Photographers.

Enter CNPADISCOUNT at checkout for 5% discount.

Email: info@jenniferkingphoto.com

Phone: 888.972.3535


April 5-9, 2018
Savannah, GA
Leader(s): Tom Mace
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
The Wilder Side of Savannah Georgia Savannah Georgia is known for its southern architecture, great restaurants and incredible nightlife. What many people miss while visiting the Savannah area is the amazing wildlife on display that rivals anywhere else in the Southeastern US. From Alligators to Wood Storks, there is an awesome collection of wildlife waiting to pose for our photographers. Tripod Travelers intimately knows where to take photographers to experience the wild side around the Savannah seascape. We choose this trip in the springtime to take advantage of the weather, nesting birds, baby alligators, and many other wildlife opportunities. There are two specific destinations around the Savannah area that will afford us tremendous opportunities to engage wildlife, including one of the largest Wood Stork rookeries in the Southeast. Your guides live in Georgia and have visited Savannah many times to escape the hustle of Atlanta and capture amazing photographs. All skill levels are welcome.

This is an all inclusive trip, meaning: All lodging, ground transportation, meals, fees and taxes are included in one price.

Photography Subjects:
-Wildlife
-Sea and Landscapes at sunrise/sunset

Email: info@tripodtravelers.com

Phone: 7704018671


April 8-10, 2018
Charleston, South Carolina
Leader(s): Ledra Woodlee
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Charleston, South Carolina Founded and settled by English colonists in 1670, Charleston grew from a colonial seaport to a wealthy city by the mid-eighteenth century. Through the mid-nineteenth century, Charlestons economy prospered due to its busy seaport and the cultivation of rice, cotton, and indigo.

Charleston is one of the most popular Southern destinations in the country. The districts of the city contain a wide variety of interesting locations and historical landmarks. While in Charleston you can expect to find a rich combination of hospitality and charm resonant of the "Old South." Whether it is the historic houses, churches, or attractions of the Downtown and Historic Districts, the imagery is guaranteed to be amazing. The allure of this city is unmistakable and the photography will be undeniably remarkable.

Email: info@naturalconnectionsphoto.com

Phone: 6782273781


April 12-15, 2018
Richmond, VA
Leader(s): Jamie Davidson
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Richmond Spring Gardens Photo Workshop If ever there was a location rich with magnificent gardens and history, it's Richmond. If you love spring flowers and gardens, you'll love the locations and opportunities to capture the beauty and variety on this workshop. Highlights include the incredible and diverse Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens (complete with conservatory with orchids and other displays) and Maymont Park with its sprawling gardens throughout the park.
Your macro lens will get a workout on this adventure, and you'll learn creative techniques for unique image-making in-camera and in post-processing. Join Jamie and Mark Hilliard as we capture the beauty of spring gardens. You'll also have a chance to play with Lensbabies. To learn more or to register, visit http://www.newlifephotos.com Download flyer at https://www.newlifephotos.com/docs/RSGPW-2018.pdf

Email: jamie@newlifephotos.com

Phone: 252.327.4567


April 12-16, 2018
Townsend, TN
Leader(s): Tom Mace
Difficulty Level: Moderate/Intermediate
Spring in the Smoky Mountains, TN Spring is an incredible time to photograph the most visited National Park in America. With 1600 plant species, over 60 mammals, and one of the highest black bear densities in North America;the Great Smoky Mountains is one of the best locations in the Southeast to capture spring at its finest. As the flowers in the lower elevations begin to bloom;deer, birds, and the predators come to life. Spring is a fantastic time to capture the essence of this National Park as the rivers rise, waterfalls roar and mammals begin to show off their young. Your guideshave spent significant time in the Smoky Mountainsin both Spring and Fall and know theexact locations to capture stunning landscapes, trails to hidden falls, and predictable wildlife engagement. All skill levels are welcome.

There is moderate hiking on this trip.

There are two trips scheduled. 4/12-4/16 & 4/19-4/23, see website for the details.

This is an all inclusive trip, meaning all lodging, ground transportation, meals, fees and taxes are included in one price.

Email: tlmace@tripodtravelers.com

Phone: 7704018671


April 13-16, 2018
St Augustine, FL
Leader(s): Charles Glatzer
Difficulty Level: Strenuous/Advanced
Join Explorer of Light, Chas Glatzer for this unique photographic experience delving into the inner workings of creating a spectacular photograph!

April 13th: Metering
April 14th: Visual Design and In-Field Methodology
April 15th: Flash
April 16th: Post-production-LR/CC & Plug-ins

Email: info@shootthelight.com

Phone: 828-891-4082


April 17-21, 2018
Bandon, Oregon
Leader(s): Jennifer King
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Seascapes of the Oregon Coast The Oregon coast is filled with mystical seascapes. Ragged and weather beaten sea stacks along the coast remind us of the power of water and time. Photograph mystical seascapes from Wizard's Hat to Face Rock, Sunset Bay to Port Orford Heads, experience old lighthouses and walk among the unique rock formations that only the Oregon coast can offer. Join us for this 4-day workshop, and experience nature's ultimate seascapes along the pacific coast.

FOR BEGINNER TO ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHERS.

Jennifer King Photography Workshops offers only SMALL GROUP photography workshops with personalized, hands-on attention in the field and classroom to provide you with the best photographic adventure and learning experience. Professional Guides and Professional Photographers.

Enter CNPADISCOUNT at checkout for 5% discount.

Email: info@jenniferkingphoto.com

Phone: 888.972.3535


April 18-22, 2018
Great Smoky Mountains
Leader(s): John Slonina
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Great Smoky Mountains Spring Instructional Photo Tour Majestic waterfalls, streams, wildflowers, mountain ranges, reflections. Home to black bears, turkey, elk, and deer and many other surprises.

This is the height of spring. We usually photograph several black bears.

This workshop is led by professional nature photographer John Slonina who has been leading tours there for several years. Authorized permittee of the national park.

We have a small Group Size and all Skill Levels are welcome.

No need to rent a car.

Email: jtslonina@aol.com

Phone: 5087361167


April 20-26, 2018
Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica
Leader(s): Jeff Mauritzen
Difficulty Level: Moderate/Intermediate
Costa Rica Wildlife Photo Safari! Learn from two of the best nature photographers in one workshop! National Geographic Photographer Jeff Mauritzen & World Wildlife Fund photographer Steve Morello will be instructing this one week workshop at Crocodile Bay Resort. Jeff and Steve chose the Osa Peninsula because it was described by National Geographic, as one of the most biologically intense paces on Earth!
Jeff and Steve have led photo programs for National Geographic Expeditions all over the world, including many years here in Costa Rica. Weve set up this intensive wildlife photography workshop to bring you the best photo opportunities that Costa Rica has to offer. Although we will have formal classroom instruction and feedback on your photos, the emphasis on teaching will be in the field, while we are on our excursions. This workshop is an opportunity to learn from two photographers who truly are experts in their field. Their combined experience covers every continent, every habitat, and years of working in the most difficult environments on the planet. Their experience will provide you with a once in a lifetime opportunity to hone your photo skills and learn from the best.

Email: info@jeffmauritzen.com

Phone: 202-735-4077


April 27-29, 2018
Mountain Lens Retreat, Hendersonville, NC
Leader(s): Susanna Euston
Difficulty Level: Moderate/Intermediate
Beyond the Visible: An Intensive in Infrared Landscape Photography Somewhere between the wide-angle scenic and the close-up details of a flower resides the Intimate Landscape. Eliot Porter ushered in this beautiful variation of landscape photography with a focus on the elements of a scenetextures, patterns, colors, value ranges, abstract qualities and other details. Think: Less is more.

In this 16-hour workshop, we'll study Porter's and others' works that exemplify this very personal way of seeing.We'll explore what goes into the making of an Intimate Landscape imagestory, vision, composition, lenses, filters, light and light control, and camera settings for optimum exposures.

Email: images@susannaeustonphotography.com

Phone: (828) 544-0909


May 2018
May 2-6, 2018
St. Augustine, Florida
Leader(s): Kenny McKeithan
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Birds of the Alligator Farm Here well explore the native swamp exhibit where hundreds of wading birds fly in to roost in the late afternoons. Herons, egrets, ibis, spoonbills, and wood storks will be seen in their natural habitat. Over the years, the rookery has grown in size to what it is today, one of the largest natural bird rookeries
in the state of Florida. The swamp extends over approximately two acres of natural wetlands and is home to around 65 American Alligators and many native turtles and well be shooting during peak mating season for Great and Snowy Egrets. Well also visit some of the surrounding areas historical
St. Augustine has to offer. This workshop will start on Wednesday night to discuss shooting technique and what well see and lay out our itinerary. This will allow us to start shooting at first light Thursday morning. Well shoot all day Friday and Saturday and have review and critique sessions
after each days shooting.

Email: kennym328@gmail.com

Phone: 843 324 6787


May 5-9, 2018
Tyro, VA - Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mtns of Nelson County
Leader(s): Jamie Davidson
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Dig Deeper Retreat-Style Workshop This retreat-style workshop is for those who are tired of rushing to capture moments but feel like something is missing in your work or your approach to finding subjects and expressing your vision. Limited to five photographers at most, this workshop allows you time to release creative seeds and grow as a photographer and visual artist.
The star location for this workshop is Pharsalia, an antebellum plantation in Tyro, Virginia. Spring blooms are abundant and blanket this magical place. Most meals provided at the B&B. Prepare for creative stretching exercises and challenges. For more information or to register, contact Jamie Konarski Davidson at jamie@newlifephotos.com.
Space is limited. Act fast if you're interested in joining this special time for exploring and expanding your vision. Click this link for more info: https://www.newlifephotos.com/workshop.html ONLY ONE SPACE LEFT!

Email: jamie@newlifephotos.com

Phone: 252.327.4567


May 5-12, 2018
San Quirico d'Orcia, Italy
Leader(s): Jennifer King
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Tuscany, Italy Photo Workshop There is something in the air in Tuscany, and something in the earth, that creates incredible experiences unlike anywhere I have ever traveled. The food, the wine, the people, all make this yearly journey so special for all that come together and photograph. We will stay in the heart of Tuscany in the most beautiful and photographable area of Val d'Orcia. Our stay is in the heart of the rolling hills, just outside the gates of the medieval town of San Quirico d'Orcia where we will awake to beautiful views to inspire us. Join us on this 7-day and 7-night journey as we explore and photograph under the Tuscan sky.

FOR BEGINNER TO ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHERS.

Jennifer King Photography Workshops offers only SMALL GROUP photography workshops with personalized, hands-on attention in the field and classroom to provide you with the best photographic adventure and learning experience. Professional Guides and Professional Photographers.

Email: info@jenniferkingphoto.com

Phone: 888.972.3535


May 12-16, 2018
Moab, UT
Leader(s): Ledra Woodlee
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Arches National Park Arches National Park resides in an area of the United States that is home to the largest concentration of natural stone arch formations. The park actually preserves over 2000 natural sandstone arches ranging in size from 3 to 306 feet wide. No where else can you see such an array of landforms, striking colors and visible textures. Millions of years of geologic activity, mineral deposits and erosion have shaped and sculpted this remarkably stunning land.

This workshop takes you through some of natures most ruggedly beautiful landscapes. Photos you will return home with will depict balanced rocks, spires, rocky fins, pinnacles and other sandstone formations. And if luck is with us, we will also have the occasion to shoot flowering desert plant life as well. Indeed, there is no shortage of subject matter to photograph in this amazing park. We will even take a shoot or two in the adjoining and equally stunning Canyonlands National Park.

Email: ledra@naturalconnectionsphoto.com

Phone: 678-227-3781


May 16-20, 2018
Arches and Canyonland National Park
Leader(s): John Slonina
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Arches, Canyonlands and Moab Utah (Day and Night) Arches ,Canyonlands, and Moab

Photograph Utah's Stunning Beauty. Deep Canyoins excavated by the Colorado Rivers, vistas of distant peaks and plains, Arches, Ancient Petroglyphs and Pictographs, We will photograph Arches and Canyonlands National Park and Moab.

This will be a trip you will not forget.

This workshop is led by professional nature photographer John Slonina who has been leading tours there for several years. Authorized permittee of the national park.

ohn Chumack, a world renown professional Astro-photographer will be the co-leader.

Small Group Size:

All skill levels

John Slonina
Slonina Photography
Email: jtslonina@aol.com
Phone: 508-736-1167
http://www.sphotography.com

Email: jtslonina@aol.com

Phone: (508) 736-1167


May 19-25, 2018
West Yellowstone, MT & Jackson, WY
Leader(s): Ledra Woodlee
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Yellowstone & Tetons National Parks Come join Natural Connections Photo Workshops on an amazing 6-Day adventure as we explore two of Americas greatest natural treasures: Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks....and do it as one of only SIX participants!

In Grand Teton National Park, feast your eyes on the almost 14,000 foot towering majestic peaks that loom and taunt in the distance. This range will be photographed from all of the iconic places (and maybe a few not-so-iconic places). This park will provide you with some of the most stunning landscape images you could possibly imagine and hopefully wildlife as the opportunity presents.


Then come with us to visit all the hotspots (pun intended!) in Yellowstone National Park - from rushing canyon waterfalls, valleys full of wildlife, and a plethora of varying thermal features including bubbling mudpots, brilliantly colored hot springs, steaming fumaroles and violently erupting geysers. The sheer quantity of thermal features found in this park is equalled nowhere else on the planet! In the sweeping glacial Lamar Valley and elsewhere in the park we will be on the lookout for grizzlies, bison, bighorn sheep, elk, eagles and elusive gray wolves.

Email: ledra@naturalconnectionsphoto.com

Phone: 6782273781


May 20-25, 2018
Grand Teton National Park
Leader(s): Tom Mace
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Spring in Grand Teton National Park The Grand Tetons is a photographers playground. From capturing the abundant wildlife to the magnificent landscapes with the Tetons as your backdrop, our clients will have ample opportunityto explore everything this amazing National Park offers. We plan several trips to the Grand Tetons each year during Spring, Summer, and Fall as the park offers many unique perspectives as the seasons change. Our Spring Trips focus on the babies born during late winter and early spring. Bears, Bison, Elk, Moose, and many other animals present their new family members in spring, and May is one of the best times to safely photograph mothers and their young. The landscape is also quickly transforming from snow pack to rising rivers, green fields, and flowers blanket the valley. Based on the time of year, we know the specific locations animals frequent throughout the park and we get you safely in position to seize the opportunity of photographing nature at its finest. All Skill Levels are Welcome.

This is an all inclusive trip, meaning all lodging, ground transportation, meals, park fees and taxes are included in one price.
We are staying inside the park at the incredible Jackson Lake Lodge, already sold out for this time of year.

Email: tlmace@tripodtravelers.com

Phone: 7704018671


May 23-30, 2018
Yellowstone and Grand Tetons
Leader(s): John Slonina
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Yellowstone and Grand Teton Spring (Baby Animals and Landscapes) World famous Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks are some of the most exciting places in the world to photograph landscapes and wildlife.

John is an authorized permittee of the national parks and has been photographing there for 20+ years. He leads trips in January, June, and September.

This is a must see on any nature photographer's and wildlife lover's list. Join us as we explore this park and the surrounding areas.

Yellowstone has one the great concentration of thermal activity. It is home to the famous Old Faithful. It also has beautiful rivers, geysers, springs, mudpots, waterfalls, canyons, ponds, and mountains.

Yellowstone is one of the premiere wildlife viewing areas in the US. Creatures great and small await us at almost every corner. This is the time for baby animals, their families and the predators that follow them. Last year we saw multiple bears everyday and wolves.

What's Included:
The hotels are included in this tour (7 nights stay).
Also included are gates fees and permits

We will be providing optional transportation to and from Jackson Airport.

Our group size is limited to 6 people

About Us:
John Slonina is a professional nature photographer who has been photographing for over 30 years. John has a love of natural history. During the workshop, you will receive information on photography techniques and the natural world. Understanding nature not only increases your appreciation of it but also helps you become a better nature photographer.

Email: jtslonina@aol.com

Phone: (508) 736-1167


May 27 - June 1, 2018
Grand Teton National Park
Leader(s): Tom Mace
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Spring in Grand Teton National Park The Grand Tetons is a photographers playground. From capturing the abundant wildlife to the magnificent landscapes with the Tetons as your backdrop, our clients will have ample opportunityto explore everything this amazing National Park offers. We plan several trips to the Grand Tetons each year during Spring, Summer, and Fall as the park offers many unique perspectives as the seasons change. Our Spring Trips focus on the babies born during late winter and early spring. Bears, Bison, Elk, Moose, and many other animals present their new family members in spring, and May is one of the best times to safely photograph mothers and their young. The landscape is also quickly transforming from snow pack to rising rivers, green fields, and flowers blanket the valley. Based on the time of year, we know the specific locations animals frequent throughout the park and we get you safely in position to seize the opportunity of photographing nature at its finest. All Skill Levels are Welcome.

This is an all inclusive trip, meaning all lodging, ground transportation, meals, park fees and taxes are included in one price.
We are staying inside the park at the incredible Jackoson Lake Lodge, already sold out for this time of year.

Email: info@tripodtravelers.com

Phone: 7704018671


June 2018
June 1-3, 2018
Mountain Lens Retreat, Hendersonville, NC
Leader(s): Susanna Euston
Difficulty Level: Moderate/Intermediate
The Art of Abstract Photography: An Intensive in Creating Unique Images In-Came Intentional Camera Movement (ICM) creates photographs that evoke a sense of the energy in a scene, in a tree, or flower; or perhaps its movement in the breeze. As images, they are beautifully unique, painterly and, just plain fun to create!

Best of all, when the magic hours of early morning and evening are over, ICM (as with Infrared) is a perfect technique to use most of the rest of the day. Ive used ICM in all sorts of light, but I particularly love to create in bright light and with Autumn colors as a palette. With backlighting, you can create bright, joyful images that stand out from the pack. Or, in rainy weather, you can create more mysterious, somber effects. Regardless of theweather or even time of day, ICM is a wonderful technique to add to your toolbox.

TheArt of Abstract ICM Photographyworkshop will give you Vision and Craft tools to create your own abstract images. Well learn, work, and play from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, and 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, plus an optional 3-4 hour follow-up session, either in person or via Skype.

Email: images@susannaeustonphotography.com

Phone: (828) 544-0909


June 6-10, 2018
Acadia National Park
Leader(s): John Slonina
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Acadia and the Puffins Acadia National Park and the Puffins

Photograph some of the most spectacular lighthouses, harbors and scenery on the East Coast.

Included is a boat trip to photograph both a Puffin colony and Seals.

This workshop is led by professional nature photographer John Slonina who has been leading tours there for several years.

Authorized permittee of the national park.

Small Group Size

Transportation Provided from Hotel to Field Locations

All skill levels

John Slonina
Slonina Photography
http://www.sphotography.com

Email: jtslonina@aol.com

Phone: (508) 736-1167


June 6-10, 2018
Jackson, WY
Leader(s): Jennifer King
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Grand Tetons Majestic Landscapes There is no workshop location that offers such diversity and beauty as the Grand Tetons National Park. The backdrop of majestic mountains, reflecting lakes and old barns all present us with the most incredible photo opportunities. This 4-day photo workshop will take you to the most beautiful vistas of the Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming and the Teton Valley range in Idaho. Explore and photograph the sunrises, sunsets and the majestic landscapes of the Grand Tetons.

FOR BEGINNER TO ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHERS.

Jennifer King Photography Workshops offers only SMALL GROUP photography workshops with personalized, hands-on attention in the field and classroom to provide you with the best photographic adventure and learning experience. Professional Guides and Professional Photographers.

Enter CNPADISCOUNT at checkout for 5% discount.

Email: info@jenniferkingphoto.com

Phone: 888.972.3535


June 9-17, 2018
Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks
Leader(s): Tom Mace
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Yellowstone and Grand Tetons, 1 Trip 2 Parks Leg 1: Yellowstone National Park, the Grand Daddy of all National Parks is a nature photographers dream come true. With lush forests, thermal geysers, broad valleys, lakes, rivers, and a large diversity of wildlife; a photographer can immerse themselves in what many believe is the most complete photography experience of all the national parks. The park is uniquely laid out, allowing visitors to safely gain access to large concentrations of wildlife without disrupting their natural environment.

Leg 2: The Grand Tetons is a photographers playground. From capturing the abundant wildlife to the magnificent landscapes with the Tetons as your backdrop; our clients will have ample opportunities to explore everything this amazing National Park offers. Grand Teton National Park is very accessible and most wildlife and landscape photography happens directly outside our vehicle.

We plan several trips to the Grand Tetons and Yellowstone each year relying on our experience and success we have had photographing in these parks in the past. Our itinerary is designed to give our clients a one of a kind experience and the best of what Yellowstone and the Grand Teton National Parks have to offer. From landscape photography to understanding the best areas to photograph wildlife, we put you in the right place at the right time to maximize your visit in the parks.
All Skill Levels Welcome.

This is an All Inclusive Trip, all lodging, ground transportation (touring Van, gate to gate), Meals, Snacks, Fees, and taxes are included in one price.

Email: info@tripodtravelers.com

Phone: 7704018671


June 17-23, 2018
Camargue, France
Leader(s): Jennifer King
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
The White Horses of Camargue, France In the south of France, time stands still. It is a place where man and animal unite, where Guardians of the white horses run along the rivers of the Rhone and Mediterranean Sea in a display of magnificence, incredible beauty and splendor. Join us for this 7-day adventure as we experience and photograph the power, history and grace of these majestic white horses.

FOR BEGINNER TO ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHERS.

Jennifer King Photography Workshops offers only SMALL GROUP photography workshops with personalized, hands-on attention in the field and classroom to provide you with the best photographic adventure and learning experience. Professional Guides and Professional Photographers.

Email: info@jenniferkingphoto.com

Phone: 888.972.3535


June 21-24, 2018
Swan Quarter, NC
Leader(s): Jamie Davidson
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Eastern North Carolina Infrared Workshop Northeastern North Carolina's rural landscape includes working farms and fishing villages and incredible natural areas to explore, including Lake Mattamuskeet NWR. This workshop is an immersion in infrared image making and discovering the rustic beauty of the area. Yes, you can shoot color, but the primary focus of this workshop is infrared photography from capturing images to processing for faux color and black/white.
If you're completely new to IR or looking to go deeper in the realm of invisible light, this workshop is perfect for you. Prepare to explore a more rustic part of North Carolina and discover its beauty. This is a favorite area for me and Mark Hilliard and is perfect for IR. Come join us! To learn more or to register, visit https://www.newlifephotos.com or download flyer at https://www.newlifephotos.com/docs/ENCIR-2018.pdf/docs/

Email: jamie@newlifephotos.com

Phone: 252.327.4567


July 2018
July 13-15, 2018
Mountain Lens Retreat, Hendersonville, NC
Leader(s): Susanna Euston
Difficulty Level: Moderate/Intermediate
Beyond the Visible: An Intensive in Infrared Landscape Photography The magic hours of early morning or late evening are often preferred by landscape photographers. Between these times many pack their cameras away until the next round. But, once the sun is up, andInfrared radiation or light beyond the visible reflects from surfaces, one may switch to an Infrared-converted camera and shoot all day!

Infrared photography loves sun or bright overcast light. The effect is intriguing with deciduous leaves and grasses that appear white (while conifers remain dark), dramatic skies, and other surreal effects. The glow of backlighting is particularly effective and captivating.

Beyond the Visiblewill take you on an experiential tour of Infrared Photography, both Vision and Craft. Well learn, work, and play from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, and 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, plus an optional 3-4 hour follow-up session, either in person or via Skype.

Email: images@susannaeustonphotography.com

Phone: (828) 544-0909


July 14-22, 2018
Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks
Leader(s): Tom Mace
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Yellowstone and Grand Tetons, 1 Trip 2 Parks Leg 1: Yellowstone National Park, the Grand Daddy of all National Parks is a nature photographers dream come true. With lush forests, thermal geysers, broad valleys, lakes, rivers, and a large diversity of wildlife; a photographer can immerse themselves in what many believe is the most complete photography experience of all the national parks. The park is uniquely laid out, allowing visitors to safely gain access to large concentrations of wildlife without disrupting their natural environment.

Leg 2: The Grand Tetons is a photographers playground. From capturing the abundant wildlife to the magnificent landscapes with the Tetons as your backdrop; our clients will have ample opportunities to explore everything this amazing National Park offers. Grand Teton National Park is very accessible and most wildlife and landscape photography happens directly outside our vehicle.

We plan several trips to the Grand Tetons and Yellowstone each year relying on our experience and success we have had photographing in these parks in the past. Our itinerary is designed to give our clients a one of a kind experience and the best of what Yellowstone and the Grand Teton National Parks have to offer. From landscape photography to understanding the best areas to photograph wildlife, we put you in the right place at the right time to maximize your visit in the parks.
All Skill Levels Welcome.

This is an All Inclusive Trip. All lodging, ground transportation (touring van, gate to gate), meals, snacks, fees and taxes are included in one price.

Email: info@tripodtravelers.com

Phone: 7704018671


July 24-28, 2018
St. Mary, Montana
Leader(s): Jennifer King
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Glacier National Park Glacier National Park is known for it wild and serene beauty. This incredible national park is said to be Mother Nature's finest work. Join us on this 4-day photo adventure, and experience the glaciers, sun and vistas in this northwest corner of Montana. From vast landscapes to majestic mountains, colorful sunrises to reflecting lakes, and abundant wildlife all make this location a photographer's paradise. Come explore and photograph the wonders of Glacier National Park.

FOR BEGINNER TO ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHERS.

Jennifer King Photography Workshops offers only SMALL GROUP photography workshops with personalized, hands-on attention in the field and classroom to provide you with the best photographic adventure and learning experience. Professional Guides and Professional Photographers.

Enter CNPADISCOUNT at checkout for 5% discount.

Email: info@jenniferkingphoto.com

Phone: 888.972.3535


July 30 - August 5, 2018
Glacier National Park, Montana
Leader(s): Tom Mace
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Glacier National Park The topography of this National Park alone is enough to keep nature photographers busy for weeks. Layer on over 200 waterfalls, massive mountain peaks surrounding the entire Going to the Sun Road, and Glacier backdrops, every corner has something to captureon camera.This unique environment offers endless sunrise and sunset opportunities; whether back dropped against a mountain range, reflections on water, or sunrise in an open field of elk it is truly awe inspiring. There is an abundance of wildlife throughout the park; Bighorn Sheep, Mountain Goats, Elk, Moose, Bears (Black and Grizzly), Deer, and Birds to name a few. If you are looking to learn both landscape and wildlife photography, this may be one of the best places in America to achieve both. Not only are your group leaders experts in photographing and navigating these magnificent landmarks; they pride themselves on maintaining and respecting the natural environment of all parks they visit.
All Skill Levels Welcome.

This is an All Inclusive Trip, all lodging, ground transportation (touring Van, gate to gate), Meals, Snacks, Fees, and taxes are included in one price.

Bonus-Many Glacier Hotel Booked for Many Glacier side of the Park, see website for details.

Email: info@tripodtravelers.com

Phone: 7704018671


August 2018
August 3-7, 2018
Alaska
Leader(s): John Slonina
Difficulty Level: Moderate/Intermediate
Alaska Wildlfe, Glaciers, and Wildlife Explore Wild Alaska. As we photograph Glaciers,Mountains, Eagles, Whales, Sea Lions, Seals, Moose, Sea Otters and Puffins. This trip includes 2 separate full day boat rides on a small boat that we can approach wildlife closely.

No need to rent a car.

All skill levels

John Slonina
Slonina Photography
http://www.sphotography.com
Email: jtslonina@aol.com
Phone: (508) 736-1167
Email: jtslonina@aol,com
Phone: (508) 736-1167

Email: jtslonina@aol,com

Phone: (508) 736-1167


August 7-13, 2018
Alaska
Leader(s): John Slonina
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Ultimate Bear Alaska Phot Tour This is the best bear trip in Alaska. Simply because we have a float plane so we can fly into several of the highest density bear locations in the world. We can also We will go to where the best action is. The plane allows us to change backgrounds and visit multiple areas.

This tour is scheduled at the peak time of year for bears fishing. We are only taking a small group to take advantage of this incredible opportunity. Expect to take thousands of bear images.

Transportation Provided no need to rent a car.

All skill levels

John Slonina
Slonina Photography
http://www.sphotography.com
Email: jtslonina@aol.com
Phone: (508) 736-1167

Email: jtslonina@aol,com

Phone: (508) 736-1167


August 8-11, 2018
Pullman, WA
Leader(s): Jennifer King
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Palouse ~ The Tuscany of America Photo Workshop Nothing says America like the beautiful farmland that spans the eastern Washington and western Idaho states. This region, called the Palouse, is a vista-filled landscape of wheat, crops, barns and beauty unlike anywhere in the U.S. Join us for this summer photo workshop as we capture the harvest of America's beautiful western farmlands.

After our 2016 Palouse Harvest Workshop, we decided that we needed to quickly revisit the Palouse region. While this workshop is usually offered every other year, we noticed how many barns, granaries and other photographic icons are beginning to fall, and are being replaced with modern and efficient buildings. If you have ever considered photographing the Palouse, please consider going soon so that you may capture the charm, history and uniqueness of this area.

Email: info@jenniferkingphoto.com

Phone: 888.972.3535


August 24 - September 2, 2018
South Africa
Leader(s): Tom Mace
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
African Safari Photography Vacation What is Included?
Round Trip Airfare from Atlanta GA to Johannesburg South Africa (15 hr non-stop flight)
Overnight Stay at Hotel DOreale Grande, in Johannesburg
Transfer to Makutsi Game Reserve
7 Nights, 8 Days
Daily Game Drives
Breakfast and Dinner Included, Lunch is on your own at restaurant on site
Lodging in a South African Rondavel (bungalow), including 2 natural spring pools, bar and restaurant.
Dedicated Photography Instruction, including post processing and critique
No Single Supplement Charges!
Non-Photography Spouses/Travelers Welcome

Join us on an amazing photography Safari in South Africa. We will be in a setting where your opportunity to photograph lions, leopards, elephants, rhino, and buffalo (Big 5) are amazingly accessible to our photographers. Giraffe, hippos, crocodiles, cheetah, and many other hoofed and clawed animals will be on show during this excursion. Our visit in late August is during the dry season where the grasses are short and the wildlife congregates around water. There will be ample opportunities to capture the rich diversity of nature from our open top Safari vehicles to the back porch of your Rondavel. Our lodging is a unique private reserve with over 9,000 hectares or roughly 22,000 acres of vast African nature, about an hour drive west of Kruger National Park. The surreal camp is not fenced, which allows wildlife to roam and offers clients unique possibilities to photograph from their deck. Whether you are an experienced or hobbyist photographer, this trip will afford you incredible opportunities to capture wildlife photographs of a lifetime. During this trip, Tom will be instructing you on both the technical and creative aspects of wildlife photography while at the resort and on Safari. He will spend time supporting you and your attempts to capture amazing pictures, regardless of subject and setting.

Email: info@tripodtravelers.com

Phone: 7704018671


August 25-31, 2018
Glacier National Park & Kalispell, MT
Leader(s): Ledra Woodlee
Difficulty Level: Moderate/Intermediate
Glacier National Park & Triple D Wildlife Shoot If you haven't had the great fortune of shooting in one of the most picturesque national parks in the country or photographing its indigenous wildlife up close and personal, then this is the workshop for you!! Nestled in the nortwestern corner of Montana, this park can be summed up in two simple words - AWE INSPIRING. Nowhere have we found such a stunning example of our country's magnificent beauty. Join Jeff and Ledra as they guide you through one of their favorite shooting locations in the Western United States.

This one is a two-part experience. The first 4 days will have you exploring all through this magestic park - its towering mountains, sapphire blue waterfalls, chasms and gorges, pristine peak-surrounded lakes and the most famous and heart stopping road of them all - The Going to the Sun Road.

The second part of this adventure will put you literally meters away from wildlife as you photograph. Triple D Game Farm is located not far from Glacier in Kalispell, Montana. For 25 years Triple D has provided access to trained animals for photography and cinema alike. We will end our travels here treating you to wildlife shots that you just can't get anywhere else....you won't even need a super-telephoto on this one! This is truly an amazing opportunity to capture such a combination of landscape and nature photography.

Email: info@naturalconnectionsphoto.com

Phone: 6782273781


September 2018
September 1-3, 2018
Missoula, MT
Leader(s): Ledra Woodlee
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Montana Ghost Towns This is a 2-day Montana ghost town tour that is designed to be an add-on to our Glacier National Park & Triple D Game Farm trip. Montana has hundreds of places that people call ghost towns but not all are created photographically equal. Some are stunning in their preserved detail, and some are simply sad with an empty mine shaft or a stone outline of where the building used to be. On this trip, we take you to the absolute best of the best the state has to offer, and in that two days you will shoot the ruins that are the most exciting and worthy of being photographed.

Although this is technically an add on workshop, anyone may sign up for it even if they are not attending our Glacier National Park workshop. But, if you ARE attending our Glacier National Park workshop, this one is the icing on the cake. Imagine glacial lakes, mountain peaks, carved canyons and teal river cascades, guaranteed wildlife images and historical buildings so well preserved you can almost feel what it was like to live back on the frontier. These two workshops are indeed the ULTIMATE Montana experience!

Email: info@naturalconnectionsphoto.com

Phone: 6782273781


September 6-9, 2018
Cape Cod Massachusetts
Leader(s): John Slonina
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Cape Cod  Landscapes and Wildlife Join us as on an instructional photo tour and workshop to Cape Cod Massachusetts. We will travel by land and sea to photograph Whales, Seals, Giant Dunes, Lighthouses, and other incredible coastal landscapes.

Photograph Cape Cod before the busy tourist season begins.

Wildlife

We will be taking two boat rides to photograph whales, seals, and lighthouses.

One trip will go to world-renowned Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary. It was voted Best Place to See Aquatic Life in USA Today's latest 10-Best Reader's Choice travel awards contest. The consistent sightings and active behaviors of some of the largest animals on the planet make an ocean safari to Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary a trip to remember.

On the other boat trip, we will be photographing seals. We will see hundreds of seals and a small possibility of great white sharks that hunt them. Photographing Seals is a lot of fun.

Landscape Photography

Cape Cod is dominated by the sea. The water gives photographers a wealth of opportunity dramatic dunes, steep cliffs, hidden harbors, multiple lighthouses, sailboats, wind swept beaches, and aerobic humpback whales.

Sightings and active behaviors of some of the largest animals on the planet make an ocean safari to Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary a trip to remember.

Email: jtslonina@aol.com

Phone: (508) 736-1167


September 16-23, 2018
Grand Tetons and Yellowstone
Leader(s): John Slonina
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Best of Yellowstone and Grand Tetons World famous Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks are some of the most exciting places in the world to photograph landscapes and wildlife.

John is an authorized permittee of the national parks and has been photographing there for 20+ years. He leads trips in January, June, and September.

This is a must see on any nature photographer's and wildlife lover's list. Join us as we explore this park and the surrounding areas.

Fall is a great time to visit as the huge summer crowds and traffic jams are gone. Wildlife is more abundant. It is the time of year when many other professional photographers and videographers visit the park annually.

Yellowstone has one the great concentration of thermal activity. It is home to the famous Old Faithful. It also has beautiful rivers, geysers, springs, mudpots, waterfalls, canyons, ponds, and mountains. Vibrant leaves of aspen and cottonwood show off their fall color. We will visit a gorge carved by time and water that some people think rivals the Grand Canyon.

Yellowstone is one of the premiere wildlife viewing areas in the US. Creatures great and small await us at almost every corner. We will be visiting the parks during the rut for elk, moose, and pronghorn. This is a great time to photograph great wildlife behavior like courtship, territorial displays, and sparing. The elk will bugle, spar, and herd cows this time of year. Other species that are commonly photographed are moose, bison, big horned sheep, mule deer, coyotes, wolves, and bears. The mammals will have their prime winter fur since they are getting ready for the harsh winter ahead. Bird sightings can be very exciting as we will look for trumpeter swans and great grey owls or whatever else we discover.

What's Included:
The hotels are included in this tour (7 nights stay).
Also included are gates fees and permits

We will be providing optional transportation to and from Jackson Airport.

Our group size is limited to 6 people and we travel in one vehicle.

All Skill Levels are welcome

About Us:
John Slonina is a professional nature photographer who has been photographing for over 30 years. John has a love of natural history. During the workshop, you will receive information on photography techniques and the natural world. Understanding nature not only increases your appreciation of it but also helps you become a better nature photographer.

Email: jtslonina@aol.com

Phone: (508) 736-1167


September 20-26, 2018
Florence, Oregon
Leader(s): Ledra Woodlee
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Coast of Oregon A true bucket-list item for so many photographers, the coast of Oregon is simply stunning. With coastal mountains, silky sand dunes, rough and rocky shorelines, hidden tide pools, prominent light houses, cascading rivers and majestic sea stacks dotting the coastal landscape, this part of the country is a photographer's dream. Very few places impart such a sense of place like the Oregon coast.

Join Jeff and Ledra for six days in a coastal photography paradise. Basing ourselves in Florence and Bandon, the workshop will cover an area from the Newport area to south of Bandon. Your photos will represent an astonishing cross section of what the coast has to offer.

This workshop begins at 7pm Thursday, Sept 20 and ends around 3pm on Wednesday, Sept 26.

Email: ledra@naturalconnectionsphoto.com

Phone: 6782273781


September 29 - October 7, 2018
Southern Iceland
Leader(s): Jennifer King
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Iceland Landscapes and Nightscapes Iceland is a land abundant in beauty, from its glaciers to its waterfalls, from seascapes to lagoons. At every corner of the land, there is something uniquely fascinating that offers photographers a chance to discover the magic of the landscape and the artist within. September is an ideal time for photography as the summer crowds have cleared and the skies become darker and more dramatic. Come be inspired by the beauty of Iceland, and see why it attracts photographers from across the globe.

FOR BEGINNER TO ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHERS.

Jennifer King Photography Workshops offers only SMALL GROUP photography workshops with personalized, hands-on attention in the field and classroom to provide you with the best photographic adventure and learning experience. Professional Guides and Professional Photographers.

Email: info@jenniferkingphoto.com

Phone: 888.972.3535


September 30 - October 5, 2018
Grand Teton National Park
Leader(s): Tom Mace
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Grand Teton National Park, Fall Fall in the Grand Teton National Park is a gift to any photographer attempting to capture nature at its finest. The colors of the park dramatically change establishing astonishing landscape settings with the dominating Tetons as a backdrop. Bears are fattening up and actively feeding in the lower elevations while Elk and Moose fiercely compete for mates as the Rut swings into high gear. As the bugling of the Elk warn all that winter is coming, you cant help but slow down and appreciate the opportunity to capture this magical time of year with your camera. That is where Tripod Travelers steps in. We plan several trips to the Grand Tetons each year during Spring, Summer, and Fall as the park offers many unique perspectives as the seasons change. Our Fall Trips focus on the Rut, Bears, Moose, and Elk. We get our clients in safe positions to learn, appreciate, and capture these incredible animals as they prepare for winter. Whether Bears digging up Tubers, Elk beginning their annual migration to the Elk reserve or Moose competing in a marsh for their companion; we do our research and leverage our experience to teach our clients how to locate and photograph these animals as they all focus on the next 6 months of surviving the harsh cold that lies ahead. The landscape is also quickly transforming with Fall colors making for incredible landscape opportunities. Based on the time of year, we know the specific locations animals frequent throughout the park and we get you safely in position to seize the opportunity of photographing nature at its finest.
All Skill Levels Welcome.

This is an All Inclusive Trip, all lodging, ground transportation (touring Van, gate to gate), Meals, Snacks, Fees, and taxes are included in one price. Excellent Hotels.

Staying at Jackson Lake Lodge inside the park.

Email: info@tripodtravelers.com

Phone: 7704018671


October 2018
October 1-5, 2018
Rangeley Lakes Maine and White Mountains NH
Leader(s): John Slonina
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Peak Fall Foliage New England Join us on an autumn photo adventure to photograph beautiful Maine and the White Mountains. Explore the northern forest during peak fall foliage. We will photograph some of New England's most scenic places.

We will be visiting several locations including Rangeley Maine, Northern NH, and the White Mountains. We will photograph autumn reflections, waterfalls, rivers, great mountain vistas, covered bridges, and many more subjects.

New England foliage peaks at different times so experience and planning is critical. It also peaks at different times for different elevations. It is critical to know the timing of which areas peak first to last. It is amazing the number of tours that go out past peak foliage. You also have to know how to avoid the crowds during peak traffic season. We will put you in the right spot in the right time to help you produce top quality images.

This is a landscape photography tour but we will also be on the lookout for different wildlife. This area is one of the best places to see moose in New England. To be honest the moose population is on a rapid decline so it will be a longshot but you never know.

John has been photographing and exploring this area for decades. He is a professional photographer who know the area inside out. John will take you to some well-known locations and several secret spots.

Email: jtslonina@aol.com

Phone: (508) 736-1167


October 6-11, 2018
Grand Teton National Park
Leader(s): Tom Mace
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Grand Teton National Park, Fall Fall in the Grand Teton National Park is a gift to any photographer attempting to capture nature at its finest. The colors of the park dramatically change establishing astonishing landscape settings with the dominating Tetons as a backdrop. Bears are fattening up and actively feeding in the lower elevations while Elk and Moose fiercely compete for mates as the Rut swings into high gear. As the bugling of the Elk warn all that winter is coming, you cant help but slow down and appreciate the opportunity to capture this magical time of year with your camera. That is where Tripod Travelers steps in. We plan several trips to the Grand Tetons each year during Spring, Summer, and Fall as the park offers many unique perspectives as the seasons change. Our Fall Trips focus on the Rut, Bears, Moose, and Elk. We get our clients in safe positions to learn, appreciate, and capture these incredible animals as they prepare for winter. Whether Bears digging up Tubers, Elk beginning their annual migration to the Elk reserve or Moose competing in a marsh for their companion; we do our research and leverage our experience to teach our clients how to locate and photograph these animals as they all focus on the next 6 months of surviving the harsh cold that lies ahead. The landscape is also quickly transforming with Fall colors making for incredible landscape opportunities. Based on the time of year, we know the specific locations animals frequent throughout the park and we get you safely in position to seize the opportunity of photographing nature at its finest.
All Skill Levels Welcome.

This is an All Inclusive Trip, all lodging, ground transportation (touring Van, gate to gate), Meals, Snacks, Fees, and taxes are included in one price. Excellent Hotels.

Email: info@tripodtravelers.com

Phone: 7704018671


October 12-15, 2018
Acadia National Park
Leader(s): John Slonina
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Acadia National Park Peak Fall Foliage Acadia National Park Fall Foliage

Photograph some of the most spectacular lighthouses, harbors and scenery on the East Coast.

This is the time of year when the fall colors are peaking at this location.

This workshop is led by professional nature photographer John Slonina who has been leading tours there for several years. Authorized permittee of the national park.

Small Group Size

Transportation Provided from Hotel to Field Locations

All skill levels

John Slonina
Slonina Photography
http://www.sphotography.com

Email: jtslonina@aol.com

Phone: (508) 736-1167


October 20-24, 2018
Townsend TN
Leader(s): John Slonina
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Great Smoky Mountains Peak Fall Colors Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Fall Foliage Instructional Photo Tours and Workshops

Join us on a photo tour or workshop to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park and the surrounding areas. This incredible biodiversity makes this one of the top areas in the country for nature photography.

October is a magical time to be there. The lush forests, beautiful mountain ranges, rivers will be great with an explosion of fall color. We also will photograph wildlife such as black bear, white tailed deer, coyote, and wild turkey. White Tailed Deer and Elk will be in the rut and have large antlers.

The symbol of the Smokies, the American Black Bear, is perhaps the most famous resident of the park. The Park provides the largest protected bear habitat in the East. Though populations are variable, biologists estimate approximately 1,500 bears live in the park, a density of approximately two bears per square mile.

This tour will greatly enhance your skill as a photographer. We will be doing a lot of landscape, wildlife, and macro photography. We also have a conference room reserved for additional critique sessions and lessons. We will cover several subjects including exposure, depth of field, histograms, shutter speed, filters, macro, wildlife photography, digital darkroom, Photoshop, and Lightroom.

What's Included?
Also included are transportation from hotel to field locations, instruction, gates fees and permits.

Transportation: Participants ride in a comfortable passenger van. Once you arrive at hotel there is no reason to drive at all or even rent a car.

Group Size:
Our group size is small to maximize learning and get better access to remote areas or wildlife.

All Skill levels

Fitness Level:
This trip will involve some short flat walks. None of the hikes are long most of them within sight of my tour van. So you do not have to be in great shape for this tour.

For more info
http://www.sphotography.com

About Me:
John Slonina is a professional nature photographer who has been photographing for over 30 years. John has a love of natural history. During the workshop, you will receive information on photography techniques and the natural world. Understanding nature not only increases your appreciation of it but also helps you become a better nature photographer.

Email: jtslonina@aol,com

Phone: (508) 736-1167


October 22-26, 2018
Townsend, TN
Leader(s): Tom Mace
Difficulty Level: Moderate/Intermediate
Fall Great Smoky Mountain National Park Come join us on a breathtaking journey as we explore the Great Smoky Mountains as Mother Nature colors the landscape for truly remarkable photo opportunities. This 3 day 4 night trip will give you opportunities to not only capture the essence of fall, but a great chance to photographwildlife in fall back drops. We have scouted the area and know where our clients can achieve the best success in photographing wildlife and surreal landscapes. Some of the best Fall colors in the world occur every year in the Appalachian Mountain Range; photographers can spend a lifetime and never capture it all. We will also take you on a drive that will afford opportunities for mountain views, waterfalls, and much more. This is such a popular trip, we scheduled 3 of them in a row. Tripod Travelers provides all ground transportation, meals, hotel, and most importantly coaching on different photography techniques to ensure you go home a better nature photographer with memories to last a lifetime. All skill levels welcome.

This is an All Inclusive Trip, all lodging, meals, ground transportation (touring van, gate to gate), fees and taxes are included in one price.

Email: info@tripodtravelers.com

Phone: 7704018671


October 24-28, 2018
Pisgah Forest, NC
Leader(s): Charles Glatzer
Difficulty Level: Strenuous/Advanced
WNC Fall Foilage Workshop 2018 Join EOL Charles (Chas) Glatzer this Fall in the beautiful mountains of western NC. The Blue Ridge Parkway with spectacular foliage views above 5,000 ft is nearby. The area hosts more waterfalls than any other county in the US, with stunning rivers, farm fields, and nearby Pisgah National Forest and State forest lands. The quaint town of Brevard is only minutes away from our hotel.

Email: info@shootthelight.com

Phone: 828-891-4082


October 26-30, 2018
Townsend, TN
Leader(s): Tom Mace
Difficulty Level: Moderate/Intermediate
Fall Great Smoky Mountain National Park Come join us on a breathtaking journey as we explore the Great Smoky Mountains as Mother Nature colors the landscape for truly remarkable photo opportunities. This 3 day 4 night trip will give you opportunities to not only capture the essence of fall, but a great chance to photographwildlife in fall back drops. We have scouted the area and know where our clients can achieve the best success in photographing wildlife and surreal landscapes. Some of the best Fall colors in the world occur every year in the Appalachian Mountain Range; photographers can spend a lifetime and never capture it all. We will also take you on a drive that will afford opportunities for mountain views, waterfalls, and much more. This is such a popular trip, we scheduled 3 of them in a row. Tripod Travelers provides all ground transportation, meals, hotel, and most importantly coaching on different photography techniques to ensure you go home a better nature photographer with memories to last a lifetime. All skill levels welcome.

This is an All Inclusive Trip, all lodging, meals, ground transportation (touring van, gate to gate), fees and taxes are included in one price.

Email: info@tripodtravelers.com

Phone: 7704018671


October 27 - November 3, 2018
Napa Valley, California
Leader(s): Mary Louise Ravese
Difficulty Level: Moderate/Intermediate
Photographing Fall Color in California's Wine Country Autumn transforms Californias wine country with the striking pattern of hillsides covered with vineyard rows resplendent in shades of gold and red. Join acclaimed photographers Mary Louise Ravese and Sue Bloom in a weeklong workshop exploring the renowned Napa and Sonoma valleys during this Fall color display. Excite your senses with an itinerary that will satisfy your visual and creative interests, your appetite for gourmet cuisine and your thirst for some of the best wines in the world. This workshop will offer a wide variety of photo shoot opportunities, from landscape and nature close-ups in the vineyards and olive groves, to the architecture of the wineries themselves with their barrel rooms and atmospheric underground wine caves. Expand your repertoire of shooting and image editing/post processing techniques. All skill levels are welcome. Participants must be familiar with basic camera operation, including the setting of aperture, shutter speed and ISO. Some experience with image editing software such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom or Photoshop Elements is advisable.

Email: mlravese@bellavistaphotography.com

Phone: 571-594-2390


November 2018
November 1-4, 2018
Cartersville, GA
Leader(s): Jamie Davidson
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Georgia Grilles & Mills Photo Workshop If you love the nostalgia of historical grist mills, covered bridges and crunch of old cars, trucks, buses, you'll want to join me and Mark Hilliard for this workshop. We'll spend an entire day at Old Car City USA and visit at least four uniquely photogenic grist mills in the area. We have private access to one mill and many other treasures on the property. These locations are excellent for color, infrared, HDR and more. "Wabi Sabi" is reflected perfectly in these places.
On this workshop, we go back in time with our subjects and might even capture them in the later fall colors of the South. Perfect places to build your "seeing" skills, learn new techniques and feed your passion. Join Jamie and Mark Hilliard on this favorite adventure. To learn more or to register, visit www.newlifephotos.com or download flyer at https://www.newlifephotos.com/docs/GAGMPW.pdf

Email: jamie@newlifephotos.com

Phone: 252.327.4567


November 29 - December 3, 2018
Delmarva
Leader(s): John Slonina
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Delaware, Virginia, Maryland Coast (Landscapes and Wildlife Delaware, Maryland, Virginia Coastline (Landscapes and Wildlife)

Join us on an instructional photo tour to Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, Bombay Hook, Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge and Assateague Island.

We will be visiting the best places to photograph along the Delmarva Peninsula.

This is a great time to photograph this awesome area. We have thousands of migrating Snow Geese taking off and landing. This is an event you will never forget. It is a great photo opportunity.

We will also look for other wildlife. The species we usually photograph include Tundra Swans, Herons, Egrets and other waterfowl species. Mammals include Red Fox, the endangered Delmarva Fox Squirrel etc, River Otters, and White Tailed Deer etc. We also will look for the famous Wild Horses. Since this area is protected wildlife sighting are common and many species allow a close approach.

This area is a landscapes photographers delight. There area includes several beautiful coastal landscapes, sand dunes, surf, forests, sea shells, marshes, and a lighthouse.

This workshop is led by professional nature photographer John Slonina who has been leading tours there for several years.

We have a small Group Size and all Skill Levels are welcome.

John Slonina
Slonina Photography
http://www.sphotography.com

Email: jtslonina@aol.com

Phone: (508) 736-1167


January 2019
January 11-19, 2019
Yellowstone National Park
Leader(s): John Slonina
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Yellowstone Winter Join us on a photo tour or workshop to photograph winter in Yellowstone. Photograph one of the worlds greatest snow covered ecosystems. Winter is magical in Yellowstone, when visitors are few and wildlife viewing is outstanding. In the chilled air, see bubbling mud pots and gushing geysers eerily veiled in steam.

We will be traveling in one private vehicle and also a snowcoach designed for wildlife viewing and photography.

We can access more remote areas and respond quicker to wildlife.Our smaller groups allow a closer approach to wildlife. We can control our own itinerary.

Included: Lodging, Optional Transportation to and from airport, Instruction, Gate fees.

We have a small Group Size and all Skill Levels are welcome.

Email: jtslonina@aol.com

Phone: (508) 736-1167


February 2019
February 1-7, 2019
South West Florida, Everglades, and Big Cypress
Leader(s): John Slonina
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Everglades, Big Cypress and SW Florida Join us on a wildlife photo workshop or photo tour to some of the best locations in Florida including Sanibel Island, Everglades and Big Cypress National Parks and several secret locations. We will also be spending 7 days with incredible photo opportunities.This is a trip of a lifetime.

The goal of this trip is simply explore the best bird photography areas of Florida and shoot incredible amazing photographs that you will never forget. Florida's unique wildlife and climate make it a nature photographer's paradise.

John Slonina is a professional nature photographer who has photographed in Florida's wild locations for over 30 years.
He has studied wildlife and their behavior since college.

Our Group size is just 6 people. All Skill levels are welcome. Transportation is provided to and from airport.

Email: jtslonina@aol.com

Phone: (508) 736-1167


February 10-15, 2019
Central Florida
Leader(s): John Slonina
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Central Florida (Coast to Coast) Wildlife Photography Join us on a bird and wildlife photo workshop or photo tour to some of the best locations in central Florida. We will be spending 7 days with incredible photo opportunities.

Florida is one of the best places in the world to photograph wildlife. It is simply the best bird photography location in the US. Expect to shoot thousands of bird photos along with other wildlife and awesome landscapes. Escape the winter cold and visit warm southern Florida.

This bird photography tour will not overlap the areas covered on my Southern Florida Photo tours or workshops.

The goal of this trip is simply explore the best bird photography areas of central Florida and shoot incredible amazing photographs that you will never forget. Florida's unique wildlife and climate make it a nature photographer's paradise.

We have a group size of just 6 people. Transportation is provided to and from airport. All skill levels are welcome.

Email: jtslonina@aol.com

Phone: (508) 736-1167


March 2019
March 28 - April 4, 2019
Fairbanks Alaska
Leader(s): John Slonina
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Northern Lights Alaska Northern Lights Aurora Alaska

The Northern Lights are one of the most spectacular natural displays on the planet. These magical lights are just one of the many things we have planned.

This trip is scheduled to coincide with the new moon and at the peak time of year. This is also the time of year when Alaska has the least amount of clouds. We have been doing this trip for several years and never struck out.

We will be traveling to several different locations. We also will be taking snow coach rides to the top of a nearby mountain to watch the lights.

This workshop is led by professional nature photographer John Slonina who has been leading tours there for several years. John Chumack, a world renowned professional Astro- photographer will be the co leader.

Small Group Size: 12 People with two leaders.

Transportation Provided from Hotel to Field Locations. You do not need to rent a car.

All skill levels

John Slonina
Slonina Photography
http://www.sphotography.com

Email: jtslonina@aol.com

Phone: (508) 736-1167


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