We are extremely excited to be able to offer such a high caliber of world-renowned outdoor photographers for our second festival. This is our current list of workshops. Early bird pricing is in effect until July 1st and reflects a 20% discount of the regular price.

Within the workshops, you will spend your time garnering knowledge and techniques that have taken years to perfect. The instructors will interact with you explaining their processes as well as reviewing and exploring your work. Models and hair/makeup artist fees are included. Transportation will be provided when needed, but otherwise car pooling will be arranged by the workshop leader. Meals are not provided.

Generally, the final day of the four and three day workshops will be a morning wrap up session. The two-day workshops will not feature a morning wrap up.

In the event we do cancel a workshop, you will be offered another workshop of equal or better value.

Finally, please read this DISCLAIMER before purchasing any passes or workshops.

4-Day Workshops

Garth Lenz - Conservation Photography
Join iLCP Fellow Garth Lenz for an in-depth workshop on conservation photography. Working with a local conservation group, this workshop will give participants an opportunity to be a part of a major campaign and play an important role in producing the images required to achieve success and produce positive change. Drawing on his 20 years experience working with large and small conservation groups throughout the world, and, through individual instruction in the field and group critique sessions, participants will learn how to effectively create a compelling visual narrative for conservation. Instruction will be provided in landscape, threats to the environment, close-up, and people in the environment, all in the context of producing images to educate and inspire advocacy for conservation issues. We will also cover giving presentations, working with ENGO's, and how to fund projects. Work shot during the workshop will be hung at a unique exhibit at the Photo Festival.

3-Day Workshops

Ian Shive - Landscapes In Motion
Join internationally acclaimed photographer Ian Shive as he illustrates the technical skills and creative vision necessary to capture the complete outdoor image ans well as motion. Geared towards the intermediate and experienced amateurs, this intensive workshop will aid photographers in their quest to create unique, dynamic and engaging scenic and active lifestyle imagery. Teaching topics will include magic hour shooting, unlocking the secrets of landscape filters, proper location and lens selection, how to engage the viewer through composition, how to seamlessly include lifestyle subjects/elements in your scenic imagery, shooting video as well as stills and much more. Known for his bold landscape and active lifestyle imagery.

2-Day Workshops

Tom Till - HDR In The Autumn Landscape
This workshop is an extension of his article in Outdoor Photographer Magazine "Making Best Use Of HDR". His philosophy to HDR is to overcome some of the challenges of these high-contrast scenes without generating the bizarre-looking, hyperreal effect that's objectionable to many nature shooters. Over 100,000 of his images have appeared in print since 1977. Tom is out of Moab Utah, and while his speciality is southwestern deserts, he knows the San Juan Mountains well.

Tim Kemple & Camp4 Collective - DSLR Adventure Video
Tim Kemple along with Camp 4 Collective are on the cutting edge of adventure video production--particularly in the use of DSLR video. Tim and Camp 4 will show you how to shoot DSLR video. The workshop is structured in a way to where you can take the beginning shooting and advanced shooting as individual courses or as a comprehensive whole. In addition to the use of DSLR video, Tim will discuss the use of high end video cameras like the Red and Phantom systems and when use of such systems are appropriate.

Half Day Workshops

David FitzSimmons - Waterfalls of Telluride in Autumn
Join Sigma Pro David FitzSimmons for a half-day workshop photographing Telluride’s wonderful watery cascades. Learn about composition, exposure, lighting, filters, and post-processing software. After a brief classroom session, we’ll venture into the field. Photographing Telluride’s famous Bridal Veil Falls - from various vantage points - will be the centerpiece of the workshop. David publishes waterfall images in magazines and calendars and leads landscape and waterfall workshops across North America. Sigma will provide a variety of loaner lenses in popular mounts for participants to try out, and hundreds of dollars of door prizes will be awarded!

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