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.
October is an magical time to be there. The lush forests, beautiful mountain ranges, rivers will be great with an explosion of fall color. We also will photograph wildlife. Black bear, white tailed deer, coyote, and wild turkey are commonly seen. White Tailed Deer will be in the rut and have large antlers.
This tour will greatly enhance your skill as a photographer. We will be doing a lot of landscape, wildlife, and macro photography. We also have a conference room reserved for additional critique sessions and lessons. We will cover several subject including exposure, depth of field, histograms, shutter speed, filters, macro, wildlife photography, digital darkroom, Photoshop, and lightroom.
Our itinerary will be planned around recent wildlife activity and weather conditions. We will take advantage of the lighting and the unique opportunities. Our goal is to capture the best images we can during our tour. Each day we will be starting before dawn and ending after sunset. However, we typically will take a mid day break to rest and recuperate. The tour is based in Townsend, TN which is centrally located to many of the parks best photo locations.
October 20-24, 2012 Saturday-Wednesday
Great Smoky Mountain National Park and Vicinity
Tour begins and ends in Townsend, TN.
$745. Per person includes , instruction, and transportation. Park admission, permits and transportation from hotel to field locations.
Please register early our last Smoky Mountain Workshop sold out.
Who Should Attend:
Anyone with an interest in photography from a beginner to professional. Both Digital and Film shooters are welcome.
Our groups are small in size this one is limited to 6 people. We will work with each participant to provide complete, informative, helpful lessons. This also ensures that no question is left unanswered.
Before and after each workshop we will assess each participants needs, interests and skills so we can teach techniques that will help each participant.
Also included are transportation from hotel to field locations, instruction, gates fees and permits. There are taxi's from the airport so no need to rent a car.
The hotel is not included but we reserved a block of rooms under Slonina Photography. The discount cost of the room is $89.50 per night . Please mention Slonina Photography to get this rate.
Highland Manor Inn and Conference Center (800) 213-9462
John Slonina is a professional nature photographer who has been photographing for over 25 years. He estimates he has taken over 400,000 photos. John has a love of natural history as well. You will receive information on photo technique and the natural world. Understanding the natural world not only increases your appreciation of nature but also helps you become a better nature photographer.
For More info
Slonina Nature Photography
Po Box 162
North Grafton, MA 01536
Phone: (508) 736-1167