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Spring Migration & Greater Sage Grouse
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Arches & Canyonlands National Parks
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2013 Galapagos Photo Tour by Private Luxury Yacht
Lonaconing Silk Mill Photography Workshop
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Wildflowers in the Southern Appalachians Mountians
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Macro Boot Camp (Vienna, Virginia)
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Great Smoky Mountain Instructional Photo Tour
Smoky Mountains Workshop
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Colors of Santa Fe Photography Workshop
Hummingbirds & More Workshop in California
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Wildlife Photography - California
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Smoky Mtns. Cades Cove - Landscapes & Wildflowers
Vintage Industrial Photography Workshop
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Florida Birds & More
Spring Smoky Mountain Photo Workshop
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Great Smoky Mountains Workshop (Tennessee)
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Smoky Mountains Workshop
Spring in Joshua Tree National Park
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Photo Journey To Mustang, Nepal
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Central New York Waterfalls
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Malheur, OR Birds and Wildlife
Texas Rio Grande Valley Photo Safari

April 01, 2013

    Spring Migration & Greater Sage Grouse
    April 1 - 4, 2013 : Held in south-centeral Oregon on the high desert, this workshop takes advantage of the annual spring migration of birds to the local marshes and fields. On this 4-day workshop we'll photograph Greater Sage-Grouse, Western Meadowlarks, California Quail, and a variety of gulls, shorebirds and other songbirds.

    http://www.timboyerphotography.com/workshops/

    or email tboyer@seanet.com

April 03, 2013

April 06, 2013

April 10, 2013

    Wildflowers in the Southern Appalachians Mountians
    April 10-14, 2013 : Spring has sprung in the Southern Appalachian Mountains! Please come join Donna Eaton and Les Saucier on a 4-day field and classroom workshop exploring and photographing the mountains and the amazing wildflowers of Pisgah National Forest and the Blue Ridge Parkway. Not only will we be photographing springs beauty, but I am sure we will also capture fabulous Appalachian mountain vistas, waterfalls and other visual gifts that await us along our path. Our goal is to help you expand your creative vision and photographic craft. Our mornings will consist of photographing and classroom time in the afternoon plus capturing late light and sunsets in the field. You will learn special macro skills plus wide angle and intimate landscape techniques. We will also teach you how to optimize your images with post-processing techniques.

    Classrooms will include critiques of participant's images from Donna and Les plus presentations on moving your creative skills up to the next level.

    All participants will receive one 12x18 fine art print of their work from the workshop. Workshop is open to 15 participants. Hope to see you there!  

    This workshop is for beginner and intermediate level photographers.

    Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions, Les Saucier, 828-775-4882, http://www.LesSaucier.com or Donna Eaton, http://www.DonnaEatonPhoto.com.

    Phone: 828-775-4882
    Email: Les.Saucier@gmail.com.Saucier
    Web: http://www.LesSaucier.com

April 13, 2013

    Macro Boot Camp (Vienna, Virginia)
    April 13-14 : This intensive workshop will cover several different kinds of macro techniques. There will be plenty of opportunities to create classic flower photographs, ultra close-ups, abstract and photo impressionistic images. Tulips, Trillium, Virginia Blue Bells and a host of other spring flowers will be in bloom. We will focus mainly on flowers but there will be plenty of other macro photography opportunities as well.

    The workshop & will start with a presentation to get your creative juices flowing. Feedback on your photographs will be provided during a critique session. Field instruction will include demonstrations, tips on visualization, and the opportunity to receive immediate feedback on your technique and compositions.

    It is recommended that participants own a tripod, SLR camera and have a lens with close focusing capability. Extensions tubes or close-ups filters will be handy if you don't own a macro lens.

    Phone: 240-246-6654
    Email: nikhil@nikhilbahl.com
    Web: http://www.nikhilbahl.com

April 17, 2013

    Great Smoky Mountain Instructional Photo Tour
    April 17-21 2013 : Join us as we photograph Great Smoky Mountain National Park and  the surrounding areas. The incredible biodiversity makes this one of the top areas in the country for nature photography.
    April is an magical time to be there. The forests are carpeted with wildflowers, lush forests, beautiful mountain ranges etc. The streams and waterfalls are flowing at peak water level. The Dogwoods and Red Buds should be in bloom. We also will photograph wildlife. Black bear, white tailed deer, coyote, and wild turkey are commonly seen.

    For More Information
    http://www.sphotography.com/smokymountainphototour.htm

    For more info please contact  
    John Slonina
    Slonina Nature Photography Tours
    Phone: (508) 736-1167
    Email: jtslonina@aol.com

    Smoky Mountains Workshop
    April 17 - 21, 2013 : Looking for a great opportunity to photograph in the Smoky Mountains? Join Lou in this five day, spring workshop to explore incredible photo opportunities in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee and North Carolina. Year after year, this is the prime time to enjoy wildflowers, classic Smoky Mountain grand vistas, river scenes, cascading water, and even some wildlife. Of course, with all the beautiful wildflowers, shooting macro is very exciting. Lou arrives early to scout and help find the most desirable locations. He provides coaching during the various shoots and offers two or three critiquing sessions and lessons in the classroom. Our home base is the gateway to the Smokies at The Highland Manor Inn in Townsend, TN. The workshop setting is informal, relaxing, and fun!See http://www.lounettelhorst.com/calendar.php

    Phone: 847-231-6088
    Email: lounettel@aol.com
    Web: http://www.lounettelhorst.com/calendar.php?detail=20130417

April 18, 2013

    Colors of Santa Fe Photography Workshop
    April 18-21, 2013 : This 4-day photography workshop will be a colorful journey from the streets of Santa Fe to the rugged mesa country filled with ancient ruins, tent rocks and desert vistas. This area is a one of a kind destination for photographers and art enthusiasts. Santa Fe is a city drenched in art and design at every corner with a blend of history, heritage, mystery and magic.

    Jennifer King specializes in SMALL GROUP PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOPS with personalized, hands-on attention, designed to help you reach your goals in photographic advancement.

    Jennifer King
    jennifer@jenniferkingphoto.com
    http://www.jenniferkingphoto.com/page1

    Hummingbirds & More Workshop in California
    April 18-21, 2013 : Join award-winning wildlife photographer Andy Nguyen for 4 days of Hummingbirds & More instructional photo tour in Southern California.

    Phone: 407-350-7655
    Email: info@wildwingsphotography.com
    Web: http://www.wildwingsphotography.com


April 19, 2013

    Wildlife Photography - California
    April 19-23, 2013 : Imagine photographing Mountain Lions, Bobcats, Wolves, Foxes and more in the glorious foothills of Yosemite. We'll use wildlife models to get fantastic up close images during the 3.5 days. Workshop includes practical in the field photography lessons as well as classroom lessons.

    jeff@wildlifeworkshops.com
    http://www.wildlifeworkshops.com

April 20, 2013

    Smoky Mtns. Cades Cove - Landscapes & Wildflowers
    April 20–26, 2013: Smoky Mountains and Cades Cove  Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a world-renowned preserve of wildflower diversity—over 1,660 kinds of flowering plants are found in the park, more than in any other North American national park. In fact, the park is sometimes referred to as the “Wildflower National Park.”

    Shiv Verma
    sv@shivverma.com
    617-759-0010
    http://www.shivverma.com/workshops/

    Vintage Industrial Photography Workshop
    April 20 - 21, 2013 : This 2 day workshop at the Lonaconing Silk Mill in Lonaconing, MD is a must do if you love to photograph vintage industrial subjects. Opened in 1907, it closed in 1957 after workers went on strike. Today, it is considered the last intact silk mill remaining in the US. Machinery, company records and workers' personal effects have been left unchanged from 1957. Filled with tons of character, textures, and subject matter that is hard to come by, photographing here is a real treat. The mill is not open to the public, and photographing here is only possible with a group by arrangement with the owner.  

    $399 per person (includes $150 in access fees)

    For more information and online registration visit: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e75zpk11d6738331&llr=5sv6qlcab

    Mary Louise Ravese
    Bella Vista Photography
    Waterford, VA USA
    mlravese@bellavistaphotography.com
    http://www.BellaVistaPhotography.com
    (571) 594 2390 (eastern time)

April 21, 2013

    Florida Birds & More
    April 21-26 : Join Cathy & Gordon to photograph birds and more at a number of great Florida locations. Your fee includes annual passes to both Gatorland and the Alligator Farm.

    Phone: 303-237-7086
    Email: gordon@advenphoto.com
    Web: http://www.advenphoto.com

    Spring Smoky Mountain Photo Workshop
    April 21-25 : Join us for a photocation filled with fun, fellowship and creative experience, while photographing in some of our favorite places of the Park. We have done all the leg work, planning and research to maximize your learning experience and to take away beautiful images.  Learn to look beyond the surface of just photographing nature to gain a deeper connection with the nature and its inhabitants.  Greenbrier, Roaring Fork, Tremont, Clingmans Dome, Cades Cove are just a few locations that we will visit.  We will be doing a lot of landscape, wildlife, and macro photography. Most of our instruction takes place in the field.  But, we also have a conference room reserved for additional critique sessions and lessons. We will cover several subject including exposure, composition, depth of field, histograms, shutter speed, filters, macro, wildlife photography and more.  Visit http://www.wonderofitallphoto.com for more details.

    Ernie and Angie Page
    304-741-0074
    304-541-4315
    pagesphotos@aol.com
    http://www.wonderofitallphoto.com

April 23, 2013

    Great Smoky Mountains Workshop (Tennessee)
    April 23-28 : Springtime in the Smokies is a treat for photographers! Spring greens, flowing streams, blooming wildflowers, valley's filled with fog and stunning mountain views await. Come join us for a fun and educational photographic experience! The town of Townsend will be home base as it is close to many of the photographic hot spots. A group rate has been arranged and will be available up to one month before the start of the workshop. Complete lodging info will be provided on registration.

    The workshop will include plenty of field instruction, digital darkroom training and tips along with group critiques where you will receive feedback on your photos. There will also be a presentation on composition and technique that will help you take advantage of the photographic opportunities at this location.

    Phone: 240-246-6654
    Email: nikhil@nikhilbahl.com
    Web: http://www.nikhilbahl.com/photography_workshops.html

April 24, 2013

    Smoky Mountains Workshop
    April 24 - 28, 2013 : Looking for a great opportunity to photograph in the Smoky Mountains? Join Lou in this five day, spring workshop to explore incredible photo opportunities in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee and North Carolina. Year after year, this is the prime time to enjoy wildflowers, classic Smoky Mountain grand vistas, river scenes, cascading water, and even some wildlife. Of course, with all the beautiful wildflowers, shooting macro is very exciting. Lou arrives early to scout and help find the most desirable locations. He provides coaching during the various shoots and offers two or three critiquing sessions and lessons in the classroom. Our home base is the gateway to the Smokies at The Highland Manor Inn in Townsend, TN. The workshop setting is informal, relaxing, and fun!See http://www.lounettelhorst.com/calendar.php

    Phone: 847-231-6088
    Email: lounettel@aol.com
    Web: http://www.lounettelhorst.com/calendar.php?detail=20130424

    Spring in Joshua Tree National Park
    April 24-28, 2013 : Join professional landscape photographers Byron O'Neal and Rod Barbee on this field workshop to the California desert paradise of Joshua Tree National Park.

    Phone: 727.667.2888
    Email: byron@byrononeal.com
    Web: http://onealphotographicworkshops.com

April 25, 2013

    Photo Journey To Mustang, Nepal
    April 25-May 11, 2013 : This exciting adventure will take us from Kathmandu to the remote Kingdom of Mustang, which is situated on the northern border of Nepal near Tibet. The panoramic landscape around Mustang is comprised of a stunning collection of eroded red-rock canyons and isolated ancient stone-walled villages.  The local stupas or gompas are made from the same red earth and easily blend into the landscape.  

    The trip will conclude with an ending as unforgettable as the journey itself, with a helicopter ride through the world’s deepest gorge, flanked by the world’s seventh tallest peak, Dhaulagiri, on one side and tenth tallest, Annapurna, on the other.  At the end we will return to Kathmandu, a magical city that will serve as bookends for this unforgettable journey.

    http://www.douglassteakley.com  
    dsteakley@comcast.net

April 27, 2013

    Central New York Waterfalls

    April 27, 2013 : Central Upstate New York is blessed to have many interesting waterfalls for us to enjoy and, of course, photograph. We have a variety of waterfalls to photograph, ranging from the towering Chittenango Falls to the crashing Bucktail Falls and (weather permitting) the meandering waters "above the falls" at Tinker Falls, with many possibilities in between. Each is different and offers opportunities to use a broad range of photographic tools, techniques and technologies. We'll leave early, before sunrise, to capture that special morning light. We'll photograph while the sun is high in the sky to discover how to overcome both its brightness and the resulting high contrast and wrap-up as the sun sets, hoping for that special pre- and post- sunset light. It's a long, rewarding day providing many opportunities to learn and test new skills as well as to practice others.

    Phone: 315-420-3513
    Tom@TomDwyerPhoto.com
    http://www.TomDwyerPhoto.com

April 30, 2013

    Malheur, OR Birds and Wildlife
    April 30-May 5, 2013 : Join Nate Chappell and Ken Archer to photograph the birds and wildlife of Malheur NWR, Oregon one of the top breeding bird locations in the lower 48.  Highlights include nesting owls and shorebirds and lekking Sage Grouse.  A maximum of 5 photographers with 2 professional photography instructors ensures you will learn a lot as well as get some great images.

    Nate Chappell - nchappell@trogontours.net
    http://www.trogontours.net
    (281) 778-1486

    Texas Rio Grande Valley Photo Safari
    April 30-May 6, 2013 : Join award-winning professional photographer David Cardinal at private ranches, which host over 600 bird species, including elusive North American woodland birds, raptors, and some of the most colorful and spectacular of any birder’s “life photo” list.  Four full days with optional fifth day.

    Phone: 650-851-8350  
    Email: safaris@cardinalphoto.com  
    Web: http://www.cardinalphoto.com/eventlist

 

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