Say Adios' to using the program mode on your camera and say hello to a world of infinite creative possibilities as you learn how to take control over the creative and technical process of photography, all the while immersed in the beautiful landscape. Our Foundation Series Workshops are designed to take your photography to the next level with small group size, classroom lectures, in-field instruction, positive and constructive image critiques and a fun learning environment. Schedule your total photography immersion today!

Current Schedule

Foundation Series: Basics of Nature Photography

These 5 day workshops are for the beginning photographer who wants an introduction to essential skills such as camera controls, metering modes, understanding how to read histograms, basics of composition, basic use of filters and working with light for best results.  In our experience, most participants at this level are beginners to intermediates or those who have returned to the love of nature photography, but want a solid foundation in digital camera techniques and refresher course on the basics of composition and light..


  • Location: Charleston, SC
  • Dates: April 3-7, 2016
  • Tuition: 995.00
  • Instructor: Kate Silvia

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Basic's of Nature Photography Foundation Workshop

  • Location: Canaan Valley, WV
  • Dates: June 5-9, 2016
  • Tuition: 995.00
  • Instructor: Robert Clark

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Foundations Series: Advanced Nature Photography

These five-day sessions deal heavily with composition, working with different qualities of light, exposure control, essential gear and creative tools, fundamentals of digital workflow, and introduction to digital exposure blending and stitching, and an intense schedule of  in the field photo sessions followed by constructive group critiques. Advanced Nature Photography worshops are generalist outdoor photography workshops and the emphasis of any individual participant's work is up to them, whether they wish to focus on landscape, macro, wildlife, abstraction, color, black and white, HDR, panoramics, multiple exposures, or all of the above. Any enthusiastic photographer will feel right at home in a Advanced Nature Photography workshop. In our experience, most participants at this level are solid intermediates or those who have already attended our Basics of Nature Photography course.

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For those who seek more personalized mentorship to develop their vision and personal style, training in specific skills, or photographic guiding on location, Adventures in Light can arrange customized workshops  tailored to meet your goals and exceed your expectations. We can organize intimate workshops with hand-picked instructors at your preferred location, or a full-fledged expedition with one of our instructors as your personal photographic guide. The possibilities are endless! Contact us to set up your personalized adventure today!