Autumn in the Great Smoky Mountains Photo Workshop - October 24-28, 2022

Cost: 2,195.00 USD
Deposit: 500.00 USD
Location: Townsend, Tennessee
Size: 6

Based out of Townsend, TN this workshop will have access to not only the sweeping vistas of the Great Smoky Mountains, but also countless waterfalls and opportunities for intimate fall color images. Each day we will wake early to catch stunning sunrise followed explorations of waterfalls and intimate landscapes before finishing up each day for sunset.


5 days of intensive photography instruction in the field and classroom, image lectures. image critiques, post processing training in Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop & a custom printed 12x18” Fine Art Print of your chosen image from the workshop.

Does Not Include

Airfare, transportation, lodging & meals. We have secured a discounted room rate at a hotel in Canaan Valley for participants (this is also where we will be conducting classroom sessions). Car pool ride sharing is encouraged for traveling to shooting locations.


Joseph will focus on learning to “see” the landscape in new ways; unlocking creativity in situations that require conceptual and compositional ingenuity. In addition to composition and creative vision, they will discuss the best use of light and subject matter to create a memorable and remarkable images. During classroom sessions we will focus on creative and technical skills to help unlock vision & creativity. Image critiques will allow you to get feedback on your work throughout the week ensuring that you hone your skills and continue to push your personal and creative boundaries. Classroom editing sessions will cover Joe’s unique and creative approach to image development. In addition, you will leave the workshop with a gorgeous fine art print of your own made on professional fine art paper and printed with the top of the line ink jet printer.


Meet & Greet starting at 5pm at the hotel followed by classroom lectures on Composition/Use of Light & shooting locations.

Sunrise & morning field session followed by breakfast break. 1pm class session with lectures on shooting techniques including compositions, best practices, use of filters, creative exposure and more. Late afternoon/sunset field session.

Sunrise & morning field session followed by breakfast break. 1pm class session with lecture on shooting intimate images & waterfalls. Late afternoon/sunset field session.

Sunrise & morning field session followed by breakfast break. 1pm class session on editing images in Adobe Lightroom & image critique session. Late afternoon/sunset field session.

Sunrise/morning field session. Workshop concludes at 10am.


There won’t be any long hikes on this workshop, but we will have to scramble up and down some steep hillsides and along uneven terrain to reach several of the waterfalls on the workshop.