West Virginia Waterfalls Photography Workshop

West Virginia Is A Mecca For Nature And Landscape Photographers And In Late Spring The Rugged Mountains Come To Life With The Blush Of Spring Foliage And Rushing Waterfalls And Cascades. This Three Day Workshop Will Explore The Many Waterfalls And Mountain Streams Surrounding Canaan Valley And Blackwater Falls State Parks As Well As The Rugged Canyon Overlooks And Mountain Top Vistas Of Dolly Sods.

This Workshop Will Cover Creative And Technical Techniques. We Will Have 6 Field Session Photographing Everything From Grand Vistas To Intimate Waterfalls. We Will Also Have 3 Classroom Sessions Covering Beginning To Advanced Post Processing Techniques Using Adobe Lightroom And Photoshop Including RAW Development, Filters In Lightroom, Layers Adjustments, Using Masks And Brushes, Working With Luminosity Masks, Special Photoshop Techniques Including Gaussian Blur, Dodging & Burning, And Much More.

West Virginia Waterfalls Workshop

June 7-10, 2019 - Canaan Valley, West Virginia



West Virginia is a mecca for nature and landscape photographers and in late spring the rugged mountains come to life with the blush of spring foliage and rushing waterfalls and cascades. This three day workshop will explore the many waterfalls and mountain streams surrounding Canaan Valley and Blackwater Falls State Parks as well as the rugged canyon overlooks and mountain top vistas of Dolly Sods.

This workshop will cover creative and technical techniques. We will have 6 field session photographing everything from grand vistas to intimate waterfalls. We will also have 3 classroom sessions covering beginning to advanced post processing techniques using Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop including RAW development, filters in Lightroom, layers adjustments, using masks and brushes, working with luminosity masks, special Photoshop techniques including gaussian blur, dodging & burning, and much more.

ITINERARY

Day 1: Meet at 2pm for an opening slide show demonstrating locations we will shoot and techniques for best capturing those images. After class, we head out for sunset.

Day 2: 3 Hour sunrise/morning shoot followed by breakfast and then a 2 hour classroom session on Lightroom techniques. Lunch break and then we will spend the remaining time in the filed shooting waterfalls and then a sunset.

Day 3: 3 Hour sunrise/morning shoot followed by breakfast and then a 2 hour classroom session on Adobe Photoshop. Lunch break and then the remaing time in the filed until sunset. Workshop ends after sunset.

Day 4: 3 Hour sunrise/morning shoot followed by breakfast and then a 2 hour classroom image critique. Lunch break and then the remaing time in the filed until sunset. Workshop ends after sunset.

Cost

$995.00 - $250 DEPOSIT DUE AT REGISTRATION - Registration Payment at bottom of page

ACCOMMODATIONS & TRAVEL

The nearest airport is Pittsburg International (3 hours) or Dulles International (3.5 hours)

Clients will need to make reservations at the Canaan Valley Resort and Conference Center

BOOKING

A non-refundable deposit of 300.00 USD is required to secure a space on this workshop. Final payment is due 60 days prior to the start of this workshop. There is no refund after the final payment has been made (unless we can fill your spot). Please see our cancellation policy for more detailed information.

PHYSICAL DIFFICULTY

Moderate - short hikes of less than 1 mile with some scrambling down hillsides to reach waterfalls. A modest level of health and fitness will greatly enhance your experience.

LODGING

Canaan Valley Resort and Conference Center

WHAT’S INCLUDED/NOT INCLUDED

The workshop cost cover all guiding, instruction, park permits and classroom sessions

Lodging, meals and transportation are not included in the cost of the workshop.

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