Workshop Details

  • Dates: Sept. 28 - Oct.2, 2015
  • Instructors: Joseph Rossbach & Kurt Budliger
  • Cost: $1295.00USD

There's no question that autumn in Vermont is a magical time to be out photographing the natural landscape. From rushing waterfalls and forests draped in autumn color to rolling mountains and quaint New England farms, we'll visit some of the state's best scenery and secret spots for dramatic fall color. It truly is one of the best times to visit and photograph Vermont.

Physical Difficulty

Easy to Moderate. Most locations are close to roads and parking lots w/ some scrambling down hills to reach streams and falls. Longest hike 1 mile RT.  All participants must be able to hike over rough and uneven terrain.


Participants are responsible for their own lodging, transportation and meals.  Carpooling is encouraged to minimize our footprint as well as foster camaraderie.  A block of rooms has been reserved at the Comfort Inn & Suites at Maplewood  213 Paine Turnpike N., Montpelier, VT, US, 05602 Phone: (802) 229-2222.


A deposit of 300.00 USD is required to secure a space on this workshop.  Final payment is due 60 days prior to the start of this workshop.  There is no refund after the final payment has been made (unless we can fill your spot).  Please see our cancellation policy for more detailed information.

Workshop Includes:
- Expert instruction and guiding in the field
- Informal digital darkroom instructional sessions
- Image critique sessions
Not Included:
- Transportation (Participants are asked to carpool. Due to insurance reasons, we are not able to drive any participants.)
- Lodging, meals & incidental costs
Recommended Equipment:
- Digital SLR camera (w/extra batteries and memory cards.)
- Wide to standard zoom lens, with their lens hoods (I carry 14-24mm and 24-70mm lenses)
- Telephoto zoom lens for extraction and abstract scenes (I use a 70-200mm lens)
- Tripod
- Cable or electronic shutter release
- Circular polarizing filter
- Graduated neutral density filters (if you use them.)
- Rocket blower and micro-fiber cloths for keeping glass surfaces dry and clean
- Flashlight or Headlamp
- Rain jacket and pants
- Waterproof hiking boots
- Bag to carry photo gear and extra food/clothing
- Waders or river shoes