Great Smoky Mountains National Park Autumn Workshop
October 5 - 10
In autumn the misty, moody magic of the Smokies comes to life. Cooler temperatures overnight create mist in the valleys that are beautiful to photograph. It is also the time of year when colors are changing and wildlife is more active.
During our time in the Smokies we will work on slowing down in order to see and feel the moods of the landscape. Images that convey emotion can be very powerful. We will work on composition to help you create stronger images. We will explore not only the park's soft, misty moods, but also the power conveyed by its rocky streams, its majestic trees, and its thriving wildlife.
We will also have time to work on creative techniques, plus some classroom training sessions on Lightroom and Photoshop. Regardless of your skill level, you will come away with new approaches and a new way of seeing.
WHERE: Great Smoky Mountains National Park (the Tennessee side near Townsend, TN. This gives us the best and easiest access to the park and its main features.)
WHEN: October 5 - 10
LIMIT: 10 photographers
FEE: $2495, BUT register by June 15 to receive the special discounted rate of $1995
FEE INCLUDES: All breakfasts, snacks, daily instruction, personalized attention, classroom training sessions, creative ideas and approaches, Lightroom Tips and Tricks, Photoshop techniques, image critiques, and a few surprises. [NOT included are lodging, lunches and dinners, and transportation.]
Saturday, October 5 - workshop begins at 6PM with a Welcome and Training session, followed by dinner at a local restaurant
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday, October 6, 7, 8, 9 - each day will be filled with morning and afternoon shooting sessions; mid-day will be working lunches with classroom training; most evenings will have critique sessions; at least one morning will be a sunrise shoot
Thursday, October 10 - workshop ends at 9AM after a wrap-up and farewell session
TO REGISTER OR ASK QUESTIONS: Call or email me with questions or to register. For your security, we do not take Registrations or Payments online. You can find phone and email information on the website here www.awakethelight.com
I hope to see you in the Smokies!
TODAY'S QUOTE: "The fastest way to become a good photographer is to slow down.' -- Freeman Patterson