FALL IN GRAND TETON NP
8th Annual Fall Color and Mountain Grandeur Photo Workshop
September 21-25, 2019 - (Workshop Just Added)
Moonset Near Mt. Moran from Oxbow Bend
Come photograph one of America's grandest National Park's in one spectacular fall workshop this September. We will begin in the heart of the fall color season in Grand Teton National Park. The aspens and cottonwoods will be at or near peak color with the dramatic sweep of the Grand Teton Range and the iconic Snake River serving as a backdrop.
Grand Teton National Park has been described as one of the true last wild west locations!
We will stay in nearby Jackson, Wyoming at the newly redesigned 49er Inn and Suites. The hotel is located in the heart of Jackson and within walking distance to a bevy of restaurants and shopping. The hotel also offers a new swimming pool and fitness room.
This workshop will have an emphasis on field location shooting. It will also include sessions in image workflow (from RAW to finished print) using the latest versions of Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop. There will also be a minimum of two image review sessions. Workflow topics will include: preparing an image for both print and web presentation, proper methods of setting white and black points, how to "properly massage the middle tones," color balance, localized tonal and color adjustments via luminosity masking, 32-bit blending techniques, blending multiple exposures via layers and masks, freehand masking techniques, section of masks based on both tones and colors, proper sharpening and noise reduction techniques, etc. Image review sessions will be biased on the vision aspect where I will offer suggestions to help strengthen compositions.
NOTE: I will have a second qualified instructor for this workshop.
Some of the locations that we plan to visit include:
Snake River Overlook
Mormon Row Barns
Don Smith Photography is an Authorized Permittee of the National Park Service.
Cost: $1,950.00 - Open to 10 participants only.
Includes: Workshop - location shoots + class instruction, (4) Nights Single Room Lodging (no sharing required), Continental Breakfast).
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Lodging/Meals: (4) nights included in price of workshop. We will stay in Jackson (10 miles from the Park) at the 49er Inn and Suites - Quality Inn. A continental breakfast will be included.
Transportation: We will carpool to shooting locations. Participants are required to have transportation to and from the workshop.
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