Sunset Over Callanish Stones, Isle of Harris

Join Ron Modra and Don Smith for an unforgettable photo adventure through the picturesque Scottish Highlands this upcoming October 7-17, 2020.

For those of you who don’t know Ron, he is an amazingly-gifted photographer and teacher and worked 27 years as a staff photographer for Sports Illustrated amassing over 70 covers! Check out this website at:

Ron is also a member of the Lensman Project along with country music star Ronnie Dunn:

Similar to this year, Ron and I plan on using three incredible Highlands locations: Isle of Skye, Isles of Harris and Lewis and Glencoe Area.We will begin our workshop in beautiful Inverness.

Ron Modra and I have personally scouted all our locations that we will use in this Workshop.We will also have a local guide along with us for the entire workshop along with a 28-seat van and local tour operator.

October7 , 2021: We will begin with a dinner and introductions at the Best Western Palace Hotel located in the heart of Inverness.

October8-10 , 2021: The workshop will begin the next morning as we venture off to the Isle of Skye stopping at the iconic Eilean Donan Castle on our way to the Sligachan Hotel. After checking in, we will be off photographing famed locations such as: Old Man of Storr, Taliskar Bay, Neist Point, The Fairy Pools and Elgol. We also have a night shoot planned back at the Castle as it stays lit until 11:00pm!

October 11-13, 2021: Next, we will take the ferry to Isles of Harris and Lewis (this is all one Island but don’t tell the locals that). The Hebrides Hotel is located 100 yards from the ferry terminal in Tarbert. Here we will spend another three days photographing iconic locations around the Isles including: Callanish Stones, The Northton Saltings, Luskentyre Beach, Butt of Lewis and Mangarstadh (famed sea stacks).

October 14-16 , 2021: We will ferry back to Isle of Skye and move on to the Glencoe Area where will finish the last three days of the workshop photographing locations like: Stalker Castle, Loch Ness, The Three Sisters and the amazing waterfalls of The Lost Valley. We will spend three nights at the Kingshouse Hotel.

October 17, 2021: We will work our way back to Inverness along the shores of the famed Loch Ness where we will conclude the workshop with a dinner at the hotel. Flights home can be planned anytime starting October 18th. We are located a short 20-minute drive to the Inverness Airport

What Is Included:

· Single Occupancy for 11 nights

· All breakfasts and lunches

· Dinners on the first night in Inverness

· All transportation in a 28-seater bus

· Processing Classes and Image Review(when applicable)


· Airfare

· Transportation to and from Inverness Airport

· Alcoholic  or soda beverages

* All dinners except for first and last night

We anticipate that this workshop will fill fast. If you email me ( and let me know your payment is on the way, we will hold a spot.

The first 12 to contact me are in.Please email me at:

SPOUSAL/FRIEND POLICY: Due to space limitations, spouses or friends will need to pay full price but we can discount back lodging for one if sharing a room.

COST: $7500.00 – No room sharing – you will receive your own room for all 11 nights of the workshop! The PayPal Button listed below will accept full payment only.

DEPOSIT: You can secure your spot with a $3,000 non-refundable deposit. Final payment will be due on July 1, 2020. These payments must be made by check only.

Please send check to:

Don Smith Photography LLC, 1730 Severinsen Street, Hollister, CA 95023.

Balances must also be paid by check no later than July 1, 2020.

Cancellation Policy: Please CLICK HERE to read our Cancellation Policy.

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