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PRO WORKSHOPS: This is a listing of workshops provided by CNPA member professionals who make some or all of their living conducting photography workshops. These are not CNPA sponsored events and all fees paid go to the workshop leaders. Only CNPA members may post workshops they will be personally leading on this page.

We have added a basic difficulty rating to the classroom workshops or field workshops based on three levels -

      FIELD WORKSHOPS
       CLASSROOM WORKSHOPS 



Available Workshops -

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January 2018
January 7-14, 2018
Yellowstone National Park
Leader(s): John Slonina
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Yellowstone Winter Join us on a photo tour or workshop to photograph winter in Yellowstone. Photograph one of the worlds greatest snow covered ecosystems. Winter is magical in Yellowstone, when visitors are few and wildlife viewing is outstanding. In the chilled air, see bubbling mud pots and gushing geysers eerily veiled in steam.

We will be traveling in one private vehicle and also a snowcoach designed for wildlife viewing and photography.

We can access more remote areas and respond quicker to wildlife.Our smaller groups allow a closer approach to wildlife. We can control our own itinerary.

Included: Lodging, Optional Transportation to and from airport, Instruction, Gate fees.

We have a small Group Size and all Skill Levels are welcome.

Email: jtslonina@aol.com

Phone: (508) 736-1167


January 26-28, 2018
Mountain Lens Retreat, Hendersonville, NC
Leader(s): Susanna Euston
Difficulty Level: Moderate/Intermediate
The Magic of Small: An Intensive in Close-up Photography Small is Beautiful: It may be in the details of a flower or an insect, miniature landscapes, or other objects that interest you. It can be photo-realistic, ethereal, enchanting -- a closer, magical look at our beautiful world.

In this 16-hour workshop, we'll explore the Vision & Craft of close-up/macro photography including equipment (especially lenses and close-up accessories), composition, and techniques. Flowers will be used as the main examples, but the techniques will be applicable to a variety of subjects. We'll learn, work, and play from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, and 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Sunday. To be scheduled: an optional post-workshop evening to review images and answer questions.

Email: images@susannaeustonphotography.com

Phone: 8283291811


February 2018
February 1-8, 2018
South West Florida, Everglades, and Big Cypress
Leader(s): John Slonina
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Everglades, Big Cypress and SW Florida Join us on a wildlife photo workshop or photo tour to some of the best locations in Florida including Sanibel Island, Everglades and Big Cypress National Parks and several secret locations. We will also be spending 7 days with incredible photo opportunities.This is a trip of a lifetime.

The goal of this trip is simply explore the best bird photography areas of Florida and shoot incredible amazing photographs that you will never forget. Florida's unique wildlife and climate make it a nature photographer's paradise.

John Slonina is a professional nature photographer who has photographed in Florida's wild locations for over 30 years.
He has studied wildlife and their behavior since college.

Our Group size is just 6 people. All Skill levels are welcome. Transportation is provided to and from airport.

Email: jtslonina@aol.com

Phone: (508) 736-1167


February 9-15, 2018
Central Florida
Leader(s): John Slonina
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Central Florida (Coast to Coast) Wildlife Photography Join us on a bird and wildlife photo workshop or photo tour to some of the best locations in central Florida. We will be spending 7 days with incredible photo opportunities.

Florida is one of the best places in the world to photograph wildlife. It is simply the best bird photography location in the US. Expect to shoot thousands of bird photos along with other wildlife and awesome landscapes. Escape the winter cold and visit warm southern Florida.

This bird photography tour will not overlap the areas covered on my Southern Florida Photo tours or workshops.

The goal of this trip is simply explore the best bird photography areas of central Florida and shoot incredible amazing photographs that you will never forget. Florida's unique wildlife and climate make it a nature photographer's paradise.

We have a group size of just 6 people. Transportation is provided to and from airport. All skill levels are welcome.

Email: jtslonina@aol.com

Phone: (508) 736-1167


February 10, 2018
Duluth, Georgia
Leader(s): Ledra Woodlee
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
You asked for and you got it....a day with Jeff and Ledra to learn the basics and some more advanced features of your Olympus OMD camera. This will be a 2-part experience. We start our day in the classroom with lecture and hands on instruction about the cameras themselves - the menus and how to easily access important features.

After a morning of questions and instruction (and a lunch break) we then head out onto the museum grounds and test out what you've learned. The Southeastern Railway Museum occupies a 35-acre site in Duluth, Georgia, in northeast suburban Atlanta. In operation since 1970, the Southeastern Railway Museum features about 90 items of rolling stock including historic Pullman cars and classic steam locomotives.

This workshop starts at 10am and ends around 5pm. Please NOTE that this class will NOT include video or flash instruction.

Email: ledra@naturalconnectionsphoto.com

Phone: 6782273781


February 14-18, 2018
Death Valley, CA
Leader(s): Jennifer King
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Death Valley Landscapes and Nightscapes Death Valley offers the most unique experience for photographers. The diversity of the landscape is almost unimaginable, and its beauty is rugged, raw and fierce. Explore and photograph this mysterious landscape then photograph under the night sky. Walk along the ridges of a sand dune, photograph salt formations along the valley floor, photograph the famous La Playa racetrack, view the desert colors from atop the mountains and even photograph a ghost town. Join us on this 5-day photographic journey for sunrises, sunsets and stars under the desert sky.

FOR BEGINNER TO ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHERS.

Jennifer King Photography Workshops offers only SMALL GROUP photography workshops with personalized, hands-on attention in the field and classroom to provide you with the best photographic adventure and learning experience. Professional Guides and Professional Photographers.

Enter CNPADISCOUNT at checkout for 5% discount.

Email: info@jenniferkingphoto.com

Phone: 888.972.3535


February 24-28, 2018
Death Valley National Park, CA
Leader(s): Ledra Woodlee
Difficulty Level: Moderate/Intermediate
Death Valley National Park - only 3 spots left! Death Valley is the HOTTEST, the DRIEST and the LOWEST place in the National Park System. But do not mistake that to mean that is isn't one of the most BEAUTIFUL of the national parks. In fact, Death Valley is most frequently referred to as The Land of Extremes. But don't let the name fool you. From snow covered peaks in the distance to about 300 feet BELOW sea level, this place is a photographer's paradise.

Death Valley is the largest national park outside of Alaska, and we are going to explore a significant portion of it with our cameras. Low valley floors, towering peaks, expansive vistas, colorful canyons and rugged salt flats will be part of your photographic experience in Death Valley. This place offers a beauty so different from most of the national parks that it should undoubtedly find a special place on your bucket list.

Email: info@naturalconnectionsphoto.com

Phone: 6782273781


March 2018
March 1-4, 2018
Brunswick, GA
Leader(s): Jamie Davidson
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Georgia Coast Photo Workshop - Exploration in Color & Infrared The wildlife-filled barrier islands, marshes and swamps of the Georgia coast is rich in diversity, natural beauty, intimate landscapes, macro subjects & cultural history. Highlights of this workshop include the Marshes of Glynn, Jekyll Island, Harris Neck Wildlife Refuge and historic Darien. The locations offer excellent opportunities for color and infrared interpretations, long exposures on the incredible Driftwood Beach, early spring flowers and much more. Join Jamie and Mark Hilliard on this coastal adventure and capture the magic. Workshop includes in-the-field & classroom instruction, image sharing & critique sessions. To learn more or to register, visit https://www.newlifephotos.com or download flyer at www.newlifephotos.com/docs/GACoast-2018.pdf

Email: jamie@newlifephotos.com

Phone: 252.327.4567


March 3-12, 2018
Lofoten Islands, Norway
Leader(s): Jennifer King
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Lofoten Islands, Norway Nestled in dramatic peaks and mountains of the arctic circle is an area filled with beaches, bays and open sea, the Lofoten Islands. At 68 north, the mountains meet the sea and the bays are spotted with red and colorful fishing villages, history and unsurpassed photo opportunities. March is the perfect month for visiting the islands, as this is an ideal time for Northern Lights, snow covered mountains, and the colder temperatures of winter have passed. Join us on this incredible ADVENTURE PHOTO WORKSHOP as we explore (and stay) in coastal fishing villages and capture the beauty and drama of this stretch of unchanged coastal islands.

FOR BEGINNER TO ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHERS.

Jennifer King Photography Workshops offers only SMALL GROUP photography workshops with personalized, hands-on attention in the field and classroom to provide you with the best photographic adventure and learning experience. Professional Guides and Professional Photographers.

Email: info@jenniferkingphoto.com

Phone: 888.972.3535


March 15-20, 2018
Moab, Utah
Leader(s): Tom Mace
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Arches and Canyonlands National Parks Join us as we make our desert swing into two photographer playgrounds that have extreme opportunities to capture someof the most unique landscapes in the world. Arches National Park, nestled just 5 miles north of Moab, is the largest collection of sandstone arches in the world.65 million years in the making, these sandstone formations have risen and eroded to create alien like landscapes throughout the park. With over 2000 arches and breathtaking rock formations
Canyonlands National Park,30 miles southwest of Moab, offers some of the best landscapes to capture canyon mazes and sandstone pillars. From Island in the Sky to the Needles area, we will spend 2 days exploring and photographing this unbelievable landscape. This trip will also include night photography, capturing the Milky Way against the amazing foregrounds. All Skill Levels Welcome.

This trip is all inclusive, meaning: lodging, ground transportation, meals, park fees and taxes are all included in one price.

Photography Subjects:
-Lanscape
-Sunrise/Sunset Composition
-Stars/Milky Way

Email: tlmace@tripodtravelers.com

Phone: 770-401-8671


March 18-25, 2018
Fairbanks Alaska
Leader(s): John Slonina
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Northern Lights Alaska Northern Lights Aurora Alaska

The Northern Lights are one of the most spectacular natural displays on the planet. These magical lights are just one of the many things we have planned.

This trip is scheduled to coincide with the new moon and at the peak time of year. This is also the time of year when Alaska has the least amount of clouds. We have been doing this trip for several years and never struck out.

We will be traveling to several different locations. We also will be taking snow coach rides to the top of a nearby mountain to watch the lights.

This workshop is led by professional nature photographer John Slonina who has been leading tours there for several years. John Chumack, a world renowned professional Astro- photographer will be the co leader.

Small Group Size: 12 People with two leaders.

Transportation Provided from Hotel to Field Locations. You do not need to rent a car.

All skill levels

John Slonina
Slonina Photography
http://www.sphotography.com

Email: jtslonina@aol.com

Phone: (508) 736-1167


March 23-25, 2018
Savannah, Georgia
Leader(s): Ledra Woodlee
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Savannah, Georgia With this workshop you get it all - an amazing cross section of Savannah and its surrounding areas. With shoots of historic Savannah, beaches, night scenes, cemeteries, parks, and lighthouses, this is one workshop that is sure to please.

Immortalized by the best seller, 'Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil,' Savannah is an 18th century village that lives resolutely in the present. The city brings together an exotic history, a sub-tropical natural environment and an obvious desire to keep true to its Southern traditions. Savannah is arguably one of the South's most charming cities with its architectural treasures, luxurious hospitality, low country cuisine and one-of-a-kind lodging. The city offers a smorgasbord of urban as well as natural landscapes. Flower gardens, public parks and centuries old cemeteries punctuate the landscape of Savannah. Everywhere you turn, there is something to photograph.

Email: info@naturalconnectionsphoto.com

Phone: 6782273781


March 23-27, 2018
Savannah, GA
Leader(s): Tom Mace
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
The Wilder Side of Savannah Georgia Savannah Georgia is known for its southern architecture, great restaurants and incredible nightlife. What many people miss while visiting the Savannah area is the amazing wildlife on display that rivals anywhere else in the Southeastern US. From Alligators to Wood Storks, there is an awesome collection of wildlife waiting to pose for our photographers. Tripod Travelers intimately knows where to take photographers to experience the wild side around the Savannah seascape. We choose this trip in the springtime to take advantage of the weather, nesting birds, baby alligators, and many other wildlife opportunities. There are two specific destinations around the Savannah area that will afford us tremendous opportunities to engage wildlife, including one of the largest Wood Stork rookeries in the Southeast. Your guides live in Georgia and have visited Savannah many times to escape the hustle of Atlanta and capture amazing photographs. All skill levels are welcome.

We have 2 trips scheduled: 3/23-3/27 & 4/5-4/9 see website for details.

This is an all inclusive trip, meaning: All lodging, ground transportation, meals, fees and taxes are included in one price.

Photography Subjects:
-Wildlife
-Sea and Landscapes at sunrise/sunset

Email: tlmace@tripodtravelers.com

Phone: 7704018671


March 28 - April 1, 2018
Beaufort, SC
Leader(s): Jamie Davidson
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Port Royal SC Photography Workshop The Port Royal area of South Carolina is rich with history dating back to the Civil War. Its natural history includes a love of the land and sea that can be captured on the shoreline, boardwalks and docks along the harbor and salt marshes. From sunrise to sunset, this area is rich with visual treasures, including live oaks, boneyard beaches and warm sea breezes.
Whether you love the landscapes and scenics, seascapes or have a passion for the fine details in color, infrared or black/white, you'll get these and so much more. Join Jamie and Mark Hilliard as we share this amazing place and all that it holds. To learn more or to register, visit https://www.newlifephotos.com Or download flyer https://www.newlifephotos.com/docs/PRSCPW-2018.pdf

Email: jamie@newlifephotos.com

Phone: 252.327.4567


April 2018
April 4-7, 2018
St. Petersburg, FL
Leader(s): Jennifer King
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Florida: Birding and Beaches Photo Workshop Spring is a time of great change in Florida, and is marked by the mating, nesting and birth of new life. Florida is a birders paradise, and the season brings opportunities for wildlife and landscape photos unlike anywhere else in the U.S. White sandy beaches are warmed by the setting sun, nature preserves are hopping with new life, and the ocean brings about dramatic sunrises and sunsets. We will spend our time capturing all that is Florida from its beaches to its piers, from the best nature preserves in the country to the less known birding hangouts. Join us next spring as we capture and experience Florida at its very best.

FOR BEGINNER TO ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHERS.

Jennifer King Photography Workshops offers only SMALL GROUP photography workshops with personalized, hands-on attention in the field and classroom to provide you with the best photographic adventure and learning experience. Professional Guides and Professional Photographers.

Enter CNPADISCOUNT at checkout for 5% discount.

Email: info@jenniferkingphoto.com

Phone: 888.972.3535


April 8-10, 2018
Charleston, South Carolina
Leader(s): Ledra Woodlee
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Charleston, South Carolina Founded and settled by English colonists in 1670, Charleston grew from a colonial seaport to a wealthy city by the mid-eighteenth century. Through the mid-nineteenth century, Charlestons economy prospered due to its busy seaport and the cultivation of rice, cotton, and indigo.

Charleston is one of the most popular Southern destinations in the country. The districts of the city contain a wide variety of interesting locations and historical landmarks. While in Charleston you can expect to find a rich combination of hospitality and charm resonant of the "Old South." Whether it is the historic houses, churches, or attractions of the Downtown and Historic Districts, the imagery is guaranteed to be amazing. The allure of this city is unmistakable and the photography will be undeniably remarkable.

Email: info@naturalconnectionsphoto.com

Phone: 6782273781


April 12-15, 2018
Richmond, VA
Leader(s): Jamie Davidson
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Richmond Spring Gardens Photo Workshop If ever there was a location rich with magnificent gardens and history, it's Richmond. If you love spring flowers and gardens, you'll love the locations and opportunities to capture the beauty and variety on this workshop. Highlights include the incredible and diverse Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens (complete with conservatory with orchids and other displays) and Maymont Park with its sprawling gardens throughout the park.
Your macro lens will get a workout on this adventure, and you'll learn creative techniques for unique image-making in-camera and in post-processing. Join Jamie and Mark Hilliard as we capture the beauty of spring gardens. You'll also have a chance to play with Lensbabies. To learn more or to register, visit http://www.newlifephotos.com Download flyer at https://www.newlifephotos.com/docs/RSGPW-2018.pdf

Email: jamie@newlifephotos.com

Phone: 252.327.4567


April 12-16, 2018
Townsend, TN
Leader(s): Tom Mace
Difficulty Level: Moderate/Intermediate
Spring in the Smoky Mountains, TN Spring is an incredible time to photograph the most visited National Park in America. With 1600 plant species, over 60 mammals, and one of the highest black bear densities in North America;the Great Smoky Mountains is one of the best locations in the Southeast to capture spring at its finest. As the flowers in the lower elevations begin to bloom;deer, birds, and the predators come to life. Spring is a fantastic time to capture the essence of this National Park as the rivers rise, waterfalls roar and mammals begin to show off their young. Your guideshave spent significant time in the Smoky Mountainsin both Spring and Fall and know theexact locations to capture stunning landscapes, trails to hidden falls, and predictable wildlife engagement. All skill levels are welcome.

There is moderate hiking on this trip.

There are two trips scheduled. 4/12-4/16 & 4/19-4/23, see website for the details.

This is an all inclusive trip, meaning all lodging, ground transportation, meals, fees and taxes are included in one price.

Email: tlmace@tripodtravelers.com

Phone: 7704018671


April 17-21, 2018
Bandon, Oregon
Leader(s): Jennifer King
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Seascapes of the Oregon Coast The Oregon coast is filled with mystical seascapes. Ragged and weather beaten sea stacks along the coast remind us of the power of water and time. Photograph mystical seascapes from Wizard's Hat to Face Rock, Sunset Bay to Port Orford Heads, experience old lighthouses and walk among the unique rock formations that only the Oregon coast can offer. Join us for this 4-day workshop, and experience nature's ultimate seascapes along the pacific coast.

FOR BEGINNER TO ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHERS.

Jennifer King Photography Workshops offers only SMALL GROUP photography workshops with personalized, hands-on attention in the field and classroom to provide you with the best photographic adventure and learning experience. Professional Guides and Professional Photographers.

Enter CNPADISCOUNT at checkout for 5% discount.

Email: info@jenniferkingphoto.com

Phone: 888.972.3535


April 18-22, 2018
Great Smoky Mountains
Leader(s): John Slonina
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Great Smoky Mountains Spring Instructional Photo Tour Majestic waterfalls, streams, wildflowers, mountain ranges, reflections. Home to black bears, turkey, elk, and deer and many other surprises.

This is the height of spring. We usually photograph several black bears.

This workshop is led by professional nature photographer John Slonina who has been leading tours there for several years. Authorized permittee of the national park.

We have a small Group Size and all Skill Levels are welcome.

No need to rent a car.

Email: jtslonina@aol.com

Phone: 5087361167


April 20-26, 2018
Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica
Leader(s): Jeff Mauritzen
Difficulty Level: Moderate/Intermediate
Costa Rica Wildlife Photo Safari! Learn from two of the best nature photographers in one workshop! National Geographic Photographer Jeff Mauritzen & World Wildlife Fund photographer Steve Morello will be instructing this one week workshop at Crocodile Bay Resort. Jeff and Steve chose the Osa Peninsula because it was described by National Geographic, as one of the most biologically intense paces on Earth!
Jeff and Steve have led photo programs for National Geographic Expeditions all over the world, including many years here in Costa Rica. Weve set up this intensive wildlife photography workshop to bring you the best photo opportunities that Costa Rica has to offer. Although we will have formal classroom instruction and feedback on your photos, the emphasis on teaching will be in the field, while we are on our excursions. This workshop is an opportunity to learn from two photographers who truly are experts in their field. Their combined experience covers every continent, every habitat, and years of working in the most difficult environments on the planet. Their experience will provide you with a once in a lifetime opportunity to hone your photo skills and learn from the best.

Email: info@jeffmauritzen.com

Phone: 202-735-4077


May 2018
May 5-9, 2018
Tyro, VA - Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mtns of Nelson County
Leader(s): Jamie Davidson
Difficulty Level: Moderate/Intermediate
Dig Deeper Retreat-Style Workshop This retreat-style workshop is for those who are tired of rushing to capture moments but feel like something is missing in your work or your approach to finding subjects and expressing your vision. Limited to five photographers at most, this workshop allows you time to release creative seeds and grow as a photographer and visual artist.
The star location for this workshop is Pharsalia, an antebellum plantation in Tyro, Virginia. Spring blooms are abundant and blanket this magical place. Most meals provided at the B&B. Prepare for creative stretching exercises and challenges. For more information or to register, contact Jamie Konarski Davidson at jamie@newlifephotos.com.
Space is limited. Act fast if you're interested in joining this special time for exploring and expanding your vision. Click this link for more info: http://www.icontact-archive.com/W8LOx0rteh39TBZspHOMQ3XaZXSRpHjg?w=3

Email: jamie@newlifephotos.com

Phone: 252.327.4567


May 5-12, 2018
San Quirico d'Orcia, Italy
Leader(s): Jennifer King
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Tuscany, Italy Photo Workshop There is something in the air in Tuscany, and something in the earth, that creates incredible experiences unlike anywhere I have ever traveled. The food, the wine, the people, all make this yearly journey so special for all that come together and photograph. We will stay in the heart of Tuscany in the most beautiful and photographable area of Val d'Orcia. Our stay is in the heart of the rolling hills, just outside the gates of the medieval town of San Quirico d'Orcia where we will awake to beautiful views to inspire us. Join us on this 7-day and 7-night journey as we explore and photograph under the Tuscan sky.

FOR BEGINNER TO ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHERS.

Jennifer King Photography Workshops offers only SMALL GROUP photography workshops with personalized, hands-on attention in the field and classroom to provide you with the best photographic adventure and learning experience. Professional Guides and Professional Photographers.

Email: info@jenniferkingphoto.com

Phone: 888.972.3535


May 12-16, 2018
Moab, UT
Leader(s): Ledra Woodlee
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Arches National Park Arches National Park resides in an area of the United States that is home to the largest concentration of natural stone arch formations. The park actually preserves over 2000 natural sandstone arches ranging in size from 3 to 306 feet wide. No where else can you see such an array of landforms, striking colors and visible textures. Millions of years of geologic activity, mineral deposits and erosion have shaped and sculpted this remarkably stunning land.

This workshop takes you through some of natures most ruggedly beautiful landscapes. Photos you will return home with will depict balanced rocks, spires, rocky fins, pinnacles and other sandstone formations. And if luck is with us, we will also have the occasion to shoot flowering desert plant life as well. Indeed, there is no shortage of subject matter to photograph in this amazing park. We will even take a shoot or two in the adjoining and equally stunning Canyonlands National Park.

Email: ledra@naturalconnectionsphoto.com

Phone: 678-227-3781


May 16-20, 2018
Arches and Canyonland National Park
Leader(s): John Slonina
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Arches, Canyonlands and Moab Utah (Day and Night) Arches ,Canyonlands, and Moab

Photograph Utah's Stunning Beauty. Deep Canyoins excavated by the Colorado Rivers, vistas of distant peaks and plains, Arches, Ancient Petroglyphs and Pictographs, We will photograph Arches and Canyonlands National Park and Moab.

This will be a trip you will not forget.

This workshop is led by professional nature photographer John Slonina who has been leading tours there for several years. Authorized permittee of the national park.

ohn Chumack, a world renown professional Astro-photographer will be the co-leader.

Small Group Size:

All skill levels

John Slonina
Slonina Photography
Email: jtslonina@aol.com
Phone: 508-736-1167
http://www.sphotography.com

Email: jtslonina@aol.com

Phone: (508) 736-1167


May 19-25, 2018
West Yellowstone, MT & Jackson, WY
Leader(s): Ledra Woodlee
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Yellowstone & Tetons National Parks Come join Natural Connections Photo Workshops on an amazing 6-Day adventure as we explore two of Americas greatest natural treasures: Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks....and do it as one of only SIX participants!

In Grand Teton National Park, feast your eyes on the almost 14,000 foot towering majestic peaks that loom and taunt in the distance. This range will be photographed from all of the iconic places (and maybe a few not-so-iconic places). This park will provide you with some of the most stunning landscape images you could possibly imagine and hopefully wildlife as the opportunity presents.


Then come with us to visit all the hotspots (pun intended!) in Yellowstone National Park - from rushing canyon waterfalls, valleys full of wildlife, and a plethora of varying thermal features including bubbling mudpots, brilliantly colored hot springs, steaming fumaroles and violently erupting geysers. The sheer quantity of thermal features found in this park is equalled nowhere else on the planet! In the sweeping glacial Lamar Valley and elsewhere in the park we will be on the lookout for grizzlies, bison, bighorn sheep, elk, eagles and elusive gray wolves.

Email: ledra@naturalconnectionsphoto.com

Phone: 6782273781


May 20-25, 2018
Grand Teton National Park
Leader(s): Tom Mace
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Spring in Grand Teton National Park The Grand Tetons is a photographers playground. From capturing the abundant wildlife to the magnificent landscapes with the Tetons as your backdrop, our clients will have ample opportunityto explore everything this amazing National Park offers. We plan several trips to the Grand Tetons each year during Spring, Summer, and Fall as the park offers many unique perspectives as the seasons change. Our Spring Trips focus on the babies born during late winter and early spring. Bears, Bison, Elk, Moose, and many other animals present their new family members in spring, and May is one of the best times to safely photograph mothers and their young. The landscape is also quickly transforming from snow pack to rising rivers, green fields, and flowers blanket the valley. Based on the time of year, we know the specific locations animals frequent throughout the park and we get you safely in position to seize the opportunity of photographing nature at its finest. All Skill Levels are Welcome.

This is an all inclusive trip, meaning all lodging, ground transportation, meals, park fees and taxes are included in one price.
We are staying inside the park at the incredible Jenny Lake Lodge, already sold out for this time of year.

Email: tlmace@tripodtravelers.com

Phone: 7704018671


May 23-30, 2018
Yellowstone and Grand Tetons
Leader(s): John Slonina
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Yellowstone and Grand Teton Spring (Baby Animals and Landscapes) World famous Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks are some of the most exciting places in the world to photograph landscapes and wildlife.

John is an authorized permittee of the national parks and has been photographing there for 20+ years. He leads trips in January, June, and September.

This is a must see on any nature photographer's and wildlife lover's list. Join us as we explore this park and the surrounding areas.

Yellowstone has one the great concentration of thermal activity. It is home to the famous Old Faithful. It also has beautiful rivers, geysers, springs, mudpots, waterfalls, canyons, ponds, and mountains.

Yellowstone is one of the premiere wildlife viewing areas in the US. Creatures great and small await us at almost every corner. This is the time for baby animals, their families and the predators that follow them. Last year we saw multiple bears everyday and wolves.

What's Included:
The hotels are included in this tour (7 nights stay).
Also included are gates fees and permits

We will be providing optional transportation to and from Jackson Airport.

Our group size is limited to 6 people

About Us:
John Slonina is a professional nature photographer who has been photographing for over 30 years. John has a love of natural history. During the workshop, you will receive information on photography techniques and the natural world. Understanding nature not only increases your appreciation of it but also helps you become a better nature photographer.

Email: jtslonina@aol.com

Phone: (508) 736-1167


June 2018
June 6-10, 2018
Acadia National Park
Leader(s): John Slonina
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Acadia and the Puffins Acadia National Park and the Puffins

Photograph some of the most spectacular lighthouses, harbors and scenery on the East Coast.

Included is a boat trip to photograph both a Puffin colony and Seals.

This workshop is led by professional nature photographer John Slonina who has been leading tours there for several years.

Authorized permittee of the national park.

Small Group Size

Transportation Provided from Hotel to Field Locations

All skill levels

John Slonina
Slonina Photography
http://www.sphotography.com

Email: jtslonina@aol.com

Phone: (508) 736-1167


June 6-10, 2018
Jackson, WY
Leader(s): Jennifer King
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Grand Tetons Majestic Landscapes There is no workshop location that offers such diversity and beauty as the Grand Tetons National Park. The backdrop of majestic mountains, reflecting lakes and old barns all present us with the most incredible photo opportunities. This 4-day photo workshop will take you to the most beautiful vistas of the Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming and the Teton Valley range in Idaho. Explore and photograph the sunrises, sunsets and the majestic landscapes of the Grand Tetons.

FOR BEGINNER TO ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHERS.

Jennifer King Photography Workshops offers only SMALL GROUP photography workshops with personalized, hands-on attention in the field and classroom to provide you with the best photographic adventure and learning experience. Professional Guides and Professional Photographers.

Enter CNPADISCOUNT at checkout for 5% discount.

Email: info@jenniferkingphoto.com

Phone: 888.972.3535


June 17-23, 2018
Camargue, France
Leader(s): Jennifer King
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
The White Horses of Camargue, France In the south of France, time stands still. It is a place where man and animal unite, where Guardians of the white horses run along the rivers of the Rhone and Mediterranean Sea in a display of magnificence, incredible beauty and splendor. Join us for this 7-day adventure as we experience and photograph the power, history and grace of these majestic white horses.

FOR BEGINNER TO ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHERS.

Jennifer King Photography Workshops offers only SMALL GROUP photography workshops with personalized, hands-on attention in the field and classroom to provide you with the best photographic adventure and learning experience. Professional Guides and Professional Photographers.

Email: info@jenniferkingphoto.com

Phone: 888.972.3535


June 21-24, 2018
Swan Quarter, NC
Leader(s): Jamie Davidson
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Eastern North Carolina Infrared Workshop Northeastern North Carolina's rural landscape includes working farms and fishing villages and incredible natural areas to explore, including Lake Mattamuskeet NWR. This workshop is an immersion in infrared image making and discovering the rustic beauty of the area. Yes, you can shoot color, but the primary focus of this workshop is infrared photography from capturing images to processing for faux color and black/white.
If you're completely new to IR or looking to go deeper in the realm of invisible light, this workshop is perfect for you. Prepare to explore a more rustic part of North Carolina and discover its beauty. This is a favorite area for me and Mark Hilliard and is perfect for IR. Come join us! To learn more or to register, visit https://www.newlifephotos.com or download flyer at https://www.newlifephotos.com/docs/ENCIR-2018.pdf/docs/

Email: jamie@newlifephotos.com

Phone: 252.327.4567


July 2018
July 24-28, 2018
St. Mary, Montana
Leader(s): Jennifer King
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Glacier National Park Glacier National Park is known for it wild and serene beauty. This incredible national park is said to be Mother Nature's finest work. Join us on this 4-day photo adventure, and experience the glaciers, sun and vistas in this northwest corner of Montana. From vast landscapes to majestic mountains, colorful sunrises to reflecting lakes, and abundant wildlife all make this location a photographer's paradise. Come explore and photograph the wonders of Glacier National Park.

FOR BEGINNER TO ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHERS.

Jennifer King Photography Workshops offers only SMALL GROUP photography workshops with personalized, hands-on attention in the field and classroom to provide you with the best photographic adventure and learning experience. Professional Guides and Professional Photographers.

Enter CNPADISCOUNT at checkout for 5% discount.

Email: info@jenniferkingphoto.com

Phone: 888.972.3535


August 2018
August 8-11, 2018
Pullman, WA
Leader(s): Jennifer King
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Palouse ~ The Tuscany of America Photo Workshop Nothing says America like the beautiful farmland that spans the eastern Washington and western Idaho states. This region, called the Palouse, is a vista-filled landscape of wheat, crops, barns and beauty unlike anywhere in the U.S. Join us for this summer photo workshop as we capture the harvest of America's beautiful western farmlands.

After our 2016 Palouse Harvest Workshop, we decided that we needed to quickly revisit the Palouse region. While this workshop is usually offered every other year, we noticed how many barns, granaries and other photographic icons are beginning to fall, and are being replaced with modern and efficient buildings. If you have ever considered photographing the Palouse, please consider going soon so that you may capture the charm, history and uniqueness of this area.

Email: info@jenniferkingphoto.com

Phone: 888.972.3535


August 25-31, 2018
Glacier National Park & Kalispell, MT
Leader(s): Ledra Woodlee
Difficulty Level: Moderate/Intermediate
Glacier National Park & Triple D Wildlife Shoot If you haven't had the great fortune of shooting in one of the most picturesque national parks in the country or photographing its indigenous wildlife up close and personal, then this is the workshop for you!! Nestled in the nortwestern corner of Montana, this park can be summed up in two simple words - AWE INSPIRING. Nowhere have we found such a stunning example of our country's magnificent beauty. Join Jeff and Ledra as they guide you through one of their favorite shooting locations in the Western United States.

This one is a two-part experience. The first 4 days will have you exploring all through this magestic park - its towering mountains, sapphire blue waterfalls, chasms and gorges, pristine peak-surrounded lakes and the most famous and heart stopping road of them all - The Going to the Sun Road.

The second part of this adventure will put you literally meters away from wildlife as you photograph. Triple D Game Farm is located not far from Glacier in Kalispell, Montana. For 25 years Triple D has provided access to trained animals for photography and cinema alike. We will end our travels here treating you to wildlife shots that you just can't get anywhere else....you won't even need a super-telephoto on this one! This is truly an amazing opportunity to capture such a combination of landscape and nature photography.

Email: info@naturalconnectionsphoto.com

Phone: 6782273781


September 2018
September 1-3, 2018
Missoula, MT
Leader(s): Ledra Woodlee
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Montana Ghost Towns This is a 2-day Montana ghost town tour that is designed to be an add-on to our Glacier National Park & Triple D Game Farm trip. Montana has hundreds of places that people call ghost towns but not all are created photographically equal. Some are stunning in their preserved detail, and some are simply sad with an empty mine shaft or a stone outline of where the building used to be. On this trip, we take you to the absolute best of the best the state has to offer, and in that two days you will shoot the ruins that are the most exciting and worthy of being photographed.

Although this is technically an add on workshop, anyone may sign up for it even if they are not attending our Glacier National Park workshop. But, if you ARE attending our Glacier National Park workshop, this one is the icing on the cake. Imagine glacial lakes, mountain peaks, carved canyons and teal river cascades, guaranteed wildlife images and historical buildings so well preserved you can almost feel what it was like to live back on the frontier. These two workshops are indeed the ULTIMATE Montana experience!

Email: info@naturalconnectionsphoto.com

Phone: 6782273781


September 6-9, 2018
Cape Cod Massachusetts
Leader(s): John Slonina
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Cape Cod  Landscapes and Wildlife Join us as on an instructional photo tour and workshop to Cape Cod Massachusetts. We will travel by land and sea to photograph Whales, Seals, Giant Dunes, Lighthouses, and other incredible coastal landscapes.

Photograph Cape Cod before the busy tourist season begins.

Wildlife

We will be taking two boat rides to photograph whales, seals, and lighthouses.

One trip will go to world-renowned Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary. It was voted Best Place to See Aquatic Life in USA Today's latest 10-Best Reader's Choice travel awards contest. The consistent sightings and active behaviors of some of the largest animals on the planet make an ocean safari to Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary a trip to remember.

On the other boat trip, we will be photographing seals. We will see hundreds of seals and a small possibility of great white sharks that hunt them. Photographing Seals is a lot of fun.

Landscape Photography

Cape Cod is dominated by the sea. The water gives photographers a wealth of opportunity dramatic dunes, steep cliffs, hidden harbors, multiple lighthouses, sailboats, wind swept beaches, and aerobic humpback whales.

Sightings and active behaviors of some of the largest animals on the planet make an ocean safari to Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary a trip to remember.

Email: jtslonina@aol.com

Phone: (508) 736-1167


September 16-23, 2018
Grand Tetons and Yellowstone
Leader(s): John Slonina
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Best of Yellowstone and Grand Tetons World famous Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks are some of the most exciting places in the world to photograph landscapes and wildlife.

John is an authorized permittee of the national parks and has been photographing there for 20+ years. He leads trips in January, June, and September.

This is a must see on any nature photographer's and wildlife lover's list. Join us as we explore this park and the surrounding areas.

Fall is a great time to visit as the huge summer crowds and traffic jams are gone. Wildlife is more abundant. It is the time of year when many other professional photographers and videographers visit the park annually.

Yellowstone has one the great concentration of thermal activity. It is home to the famous Old Faithful. It also has beautiful rivers, geysers, springs, mudpots, waterfalls, canyons, ponds, and mountains. Vibrant leaves of aspen and cottonwood show off their fall color. We will visit a gorge carved by time and water that some people think rivals the Grand Canyon.

Yellowstone is one of the premiere wildlife viewing areas in the US. Creatures great and small await us at almost every corner. We will be visiting the parks during the rut for elk, moose, and pronghorn. This is a great time to photograph great wildlife behavior like courtship, territorial displays, and sparing. The elk will bugle, spar, and herd cows this time of year. Other species that are commonly photographed are moose, bison, big horned sheep, mule deer, coyotes, wolves, and bears. The mammals will have their prime winter fur since they are getting ready for the harsh winter ahead. Bird sightings can be very exciting as we will look for trumpeter swans and great grey owls or whatever else we discover.

What's Included:
The hotels are included in this tour (7 nights stay).
Also included are gates fees and permits

We will be providing optional transportation to and from Jackson Airport.

Our group size is limited to 6 people and we travel in one vehicle.

All Skill Levels are welcome

About Us:
John Slonina is a professional nature photographer who has been photographing for over 30 years. John has a love of natural history. During the workshop, you will receive information on photography techniques and the natural world. Understanding nature not only increases your appreciation of it but also helps you become a better nature photographer.

Email: jtslonina@aol.com

Phone: (508) 736-1167


September 20-26, 2018
Florence, Oregon
Leader(s): Ledra Woodlee
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Coast of Oregon A true bucket-list item for so many photographers, the coast of Oregon is simply stunning. With coastal mountains, silky sand dunes, rough and rocky shorelines, hidden tide pools, prominent light houses, cascading rivers and majestic sea stacks dotting the coastal landscape, this part of the country is a photographer's dream. Very few places impart such a sense of place like the Oregon coast.

Join Jeff and Ledra for six days in a coastal photography paradise. Basing ourselves in Florence and Bandon, the workshop will cover an area from the Newport area to south of Bandon. Your photos will represent an astonishing cross section of what the coast has to offer.

This workshop begins at 7pm Thursday, Sept 20 and ends around 3pm on Wednesday, Sept 26.

Email: ledra@naturalconnectionsphoto.com

Phone: 6782273781


September 29 - October 7, 2018
Southern Iceland
Leader(s): Jennifer King
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Iceland Landscapes and Nightscapes Iceland is a land abundant in beauty, from its glaciers to its waterfalls, from seascapes to lagoons. At every corner of the land, there is something uniquely fascinating that offers photographers a chance to discover the magic of the landscape and the artist within. September is an ideal time for photography as the summer crowds have cleared and the skies become darker and more dramatic. Come be inspired by the beauty of Iceland, and see why it attracts photographers from across the globe.

FOR BEGINNER TO ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHERS.

Jennifer King Photography Workshops offers only SMALL GROUP photography workshops with personalized, hands-on attention in the field and classroom to provide you with the best photographic adventure and learning experience. Professional Guides and Professional Photographers.

Email: info@jenniferkingphoto.com

Phone: 888.972.3535


November 2018
November 1-4, 2018
Cartersville, GA
Leader(s): Jamie Davidson
Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Georgia Grilles & Mills Photo Workshop If you love the nostalgia of historical grist mills, covered bridges and crunch of old cars, trucks, buses, you'll want to join me and Mark Hilliard for this workshop. We'll spend an entire day at Old Car City USA and visit at least four uniquely photogenic grist mills in the area. We have private access to one mill and many other treasures on the property. These locations are excellent for color, infrared, HDR and more. "Wabi Sabi" is reflected perfectly in these places.
On this workshop, we go back in time with our subjects and might even capture them in the later fall colors of the South. Perfect places to build your "seeing" skills, learn new techniques and feed your passion. Join Jamie and Mark Hilliard on this favorite adventure. To learn more or to register, visit www.newlifephotos.com or download flyer at https://www.newlifephotos.com/docs/GAGMPW.pdf

Email: jamie@newlifephotos.com

Phone: 252.327.4567


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