Olympic National Park Photography Workshop
Olympic National Park is an incredible and diverse place. 95 percent of the park is designated wilderness – complete with massive old growth forests, over 60 miles of rugged coastline, featuring sea stacks and picturesque rocky beaches, and layers of jagged, glaciated mountain peaks that stretch as far as the eye can see and nowhere else in the contiguous US do these ecosystems come so close to one another making Olympic National Park a dream destination for a nature photographers.Sign Up & Register Now
Features & Info
Locations We Will Visit
- Sol Duc Falls
- Second Beach
- Rialto beach, Split Rock
- Ruby Beach
- Kalaloch Beach
- Hoh Rain Forest
- Hurricane Ridge
Recommended Gear & Topics Covered
- Digital SLR camera (w/extra batteries and memory cards.)
- Wide to standard zoom lens, with their lens hoods (I carry 14-24mm and 24-70mm lenses)
- Telephoto zoom lens for extraction and abstract scenes (I use a 70-200mm lens)
- Cable or electronic shutter release
- Circular polarizing filter
- Graduated neutral density filters (if you use them.)
- Rocket blower and micro-fiber cloths for keeping glass surfaces dry and clean Flashlight or Headlamp
- Rain jacket and pants
- Waterproof hiking boots
- Bag to carry photo gear and extra food/clothing
- Extra socks
- Clothing for comfort anywhere between 35 and 60 degrees Fahrenheit.
Pricing: $895.00USD $150 initial deposit __________________________________________________ Max Group Number: 10 __________________________________________________ Physical Difficulty: Easy to moderate. The majority of the locations we will visit can be easily accessed by road, and short 5-10 minute walks. A few locations we may visit require short hikes to access, no more than 2 miles round trip and featuring anywhere from 0-300ft of elevation gain. When photographing the coast, we may need to get our feet wet in order to get the best shots possible. __________________________________________________ Dates: May 18-20, 2013 - We will meet the evening before the workshop, May 17th, for a meet and greet followed by dinner in town for those who can attend. __________________________________________________ Duration of workshop: 3 Days (full, sunrise till sunset) __________________________________________________ Accommodation: Forks Motel 351 South Forks Avenue Forks, WA 98331 (360) 374-6243 ____________________________________ Booking: A deposit of 150.00USD is required to secure a space on this workshop. We will only issue a refund of the deposit if we can fill your spot. Final payment is due 60 days before the workshop start. There is no refund after the final payment has been made.
Thanks for the great workshop. I learned a lot and had a great time. This was the first photo workshop I have attended and it was nice doing non-sports shooting for a change. The group was great and your enthusiasm was inspiring. I hope to attend another one of your workshops in the near future.
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More workshop info
Number of People ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ Very small group limited from 6 (minimum) to 10 (maximum). This number includes photographers and non-photographing partners / companions. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ Logistics and Transportation To provide more affordable prices and a bigger flexibility, transportation is at your expense. However, car-sharing amongst the participants will be organized. If you cannot find a transportation mean, let us know please. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ Non photographing spouses / partners Non-photographing spouses and partners are welcome on this workshop. Even though the dinner conversations will certainly revolve around photography, all locations visited will allow non-photographing partners and spouses to discover and fully enjoy the beauty of the landscape. Same rates apply. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ Special Conditions ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ Health It is a condition of booking that you disclose any medical conditions you might have including allergies or special nutritional requirements. This is essential as it may affect both your own and other people’s enjoyment of the workshop and will allow us to understand the implications in relation to the particular workshop. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ Insurances All participants must be in possession of Health and Accident Insurance (with repatriation cover) valid in the place and date where and when the workshop will take place.