DEATH VALLEY & the Alabama Hills PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP

February 7-11, 2020 - STOVEPIPE WELLS & Lone Pine, CA

$1,595.00

Join us for an amazing Death Valley Landscape Photography Workshop taking place in December of 2019 in Death Valley National Park & the Alabama Hills below the towering Sierra Nevada Mountains. Death Valley, a landscape of extremes. From the highest point in the lower 48 states, Mount Whitney to the lowest, driest and hottest place in North America, Badwater Basin, this workshop will visit some of California’s most spectacular scenery from massive sand dunes, alien like playa's, granite arches, multi-colored badlands and rugged mountain ranges reaching towards the heavens.

We will be traveling around Death Valley National Park and shooting the granite arches and high desert basin below Mount Whitney in the Alabama Hills and Joe & Kurt will be there every step of the way with expert guidance in the best locations during the best light, helping you along your creative and technical journey towards amazing images.

Death Valley & Eastern Sierra Workshop Deposit
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Cottonball Basin Sunrise, Death Valley National Park, California

Mesquite Sand Dunes Sunset, Death Valley National Park, California

Death Valley Landscape Photography Workshop ITINERARY

Day 1: Meet and greet and at 2pm in Stovepipe Wells, Death Valley N.P. Afternoon/sunset shoot in the park.

Day 2: Sunrise/morning shoot (approximately 4 hours field session), sunset field session (approximately 3 hours in the field).

Day 3: Sunrise/morning shoot (approximately 4 hours field session), sunset field session (approximately 3 hours in the field). Afternoon Critiques and Photo Processing Classes. Workshop ends after sunset.

Day 4: Sunrise morning shoot in Death Valley. Depart hotel by 11am and travel to Lone Pine (approximately a 1.5 hour drive). Early afternoon Lightroom Class session followed by golden hour sunset shoot in the Alabama Hills. Night photography session weather permitting.

Day 5: Sunrise/golden hour morning session. Closing breakfast as a group. Workshop ends by 11am.

Cost

$1,450.00 - $300 DEPOSIT DUE AT REGISTRATION - Registration Payment at bottom of page

ACCOMMODATIONS & TRAVEL

The nearest airport is Las Vegas International Airport. The drive from Las Vegas Airport to Furnace Creek, CA is approximately 2.5 hours and from Lone Pine, CA (our ending location) back to Las Vegas is approximately 4 hours.

Any standard rental will suffice for this workshop as we will be traveling paved park roads and some well maintained park gravel roads. We will establish a carpool at the beginning of the workshop.

We will be in contact with hotel information after registration.

Rippled Sand at Sunset, Mesquite Dunes, Death Valley National Park, California

Moonrise above Joshua Trees, Death Valley National Park, California

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

There will be no strenuous hiking involved during the Death Valley Landscape Photography Workshop and most locations will be close to the road. Some locations, however may involve a short hike of 1 mile with no serious elevation gains. We will be spending a lot of time outdoors shooting in winter conditions. Daytime temperatures in the desert during winter can vary quite widely. It’s imperative that participants be prepared for outdoor winter recreation, lots of warm layers, hats, mittens, good outerwear and warm boots are a must. A modest level of health and fitness will greatly enhance your experience.

LODGING

Stovepipe Wells Hotel - Address: Death Valley National Park, 51880 Highway 190, CA 92328
Phone: (760) 786-7090

Best Western Plus Frontier Motel - 1008 S Main St, Lone Pine, CA 93545
(760) 876-5571

WHAT’S INCLUDED/NOT INCLUDED

The Death Valley Landscape Photography Workshop cost cover all guiding, instruction, park permits and classroom sessions

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

Cottonball Basin Epic Sunrise, Death Valley, California

Boot Arch Sunrise, Alabama Hills, California

Boot Arch Sunrise, Alabama Hills, California

Mud Cracks at sunset, Death Valley

Mobius Arch Dawn, Alabama Hills, California

Mobius Arch Dawn, Alabama Hills, California

Water Filled Salt Formation, Death Valley

Winter Storm in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, California

Winter Storm in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, California

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