Recommended Lodging:

North Shore Inn

  • Address: 520 N Moapa Valley Blvd, Overton, NV 89040
  • Phone:(702) 397-6000

 

Transportation, meals and lodging are not included in the cost!

PHYSICAL DIFFICULTY

Easy. Most locations are close to roads and parking lots w/ some scrambling down hills to reach certain locations.

 

Itinerary:

Jan. 27 - 12 noon meet and greet followed by 2 hour presentation on composition, light and essential equipment. Sunset field session.

Jan. 28 - Sunrise/morning field session. 12 noon - 2pm post processing techniques (Lightroom). afternoon/sunset field session.

Jan. 29 - Sunrise/morning field session. 12 noon - 2pm post processing techniques (Photoshop). afternoon/sunset field session.

Jan.30 - Sunrise/morning field session. 12 noon - 2pm Class Critiques. afternoon/sunset field session.

INCLUDED

  • Quality, professional, 1-on-1 photography instruction on par with your level as a photographer 
  • 6-8 hours per day of in-field shooting and instruction 
  • Water and snacks throughout the workshop 
  • A fun, positive, interactive learning environment 
  • Small class size of 10 students maximum

TOPICS COVERED

  • Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO
  • Metering and getting a correct exposure
  • Histograms, how to read them, and how to fine-tune exposure 
  • Creative depth-of-field effects using aperture control 
  • White balance and creative coloration 
  • Creating perspective, depth, and a sense of "being there" in your photos 
  • Creating powerful compositions with impact 
  • Composing to control your viewer's attention in your photos 
  • Compositional Balance, Tension, and Visual Flow 
  • How to use filters to capture dramatic light or create long-exposure effects

RECOMMENDED GEAR

  • A Digital SLR
  • Sturdy tripod
  • Wide-angle lens
  • Normal Zoom lens
  • Circular polariser
  • ND Grads, Solid ND's, ect..
  • Telephoto lens
  • Shutter release
  • Lens cloths
  • Photo backpack
  • Trekking poles
  • Waterproof outer layers
  • Warm clothes
  • Walking boots
  • Laptop loaded with Lightroom & Photoshop