McGalliard Falls Park

Are you ready to learn some new photography skills? From beginners to seasoned pros are all welcome.

Join me for a leisurely hike at McGalliard Falls Park Valdese, NC As we hike, we’ll discuss Nature First Principles, Slow Photography, and creating quality images over quantity.

Members are encouraged to share their photography experiences, assist other members in learning new photography skills, and explore new photography locations.


1400 Falls Road, NW. Valdese, NC 28690

Date & Time:

October 22, 2023, @ 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Photo Experience level:

Open to all, including cell phones

Strenuous level:

Easy, Gravel/Crushed stone, Natural surface, Boardwalk


Free small donations are appreciated.

and waiver:

If you are under 16 you must be accompanied by an adult

Group size:



Well-behaved pets on a leash are allowed.

Equipment needed:

Appropriate shoes and clothing for the weather, beverages, snacks, camera, and camera gear as needed, a tripod if desired, a backpack or bag for carrying necessary gear, and a positive attitude. Please feel free to bring any other gear or supplies you might personally need.

Do not forget an open mind and a positive attitude! We will have a great day enjoying nature and photographing the beauty along the way.

Question? Please feel free to reach out to me.
Event Coordinator: Nelson Stegall (

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