Chase the Light Photography Adventures
2015 Calendar of Photography Workshops
Let us be your photo guides to the Southwest USA. Our specialty is teaching you how to create beautiful photos in the special places we love in the Southwest USA. Balloon Festivals in Bluff and Monument Valley, Utah Canyonlands in the Spring, Monument Valley Photography Adventure, Colorado Waterfalls in early summer, prime Colorado Wildflower season in mid-summer, Glorious Aspens and Golden Cottonwoods of Utah and Colorado in the fall, and the amazing Canyons of Capitol Reef and Zion National Park in late October.
January 2015 • Bluff Balloon Festival • January 16-18, 2015
Bluff, Utah, balloons, red rock, canyons and bluebird skies. Don’t miss this awesome weekend of photographing balloons in and around Bluff. Join us for three days of photography, composition, capturing “right place, right time” images. Register by Dec 15, as accommodations fill fast. Camping? let us know and we’ll turn you on to our favorite RV Park in Bluff, Cadillac Ranch RV Park. Our favorite part of the Festival is the Sunday morning launch in Valley of the Gods. Don’t miss it.
Tuition: $350. plus accommodations (register soon and we’ll send you our suggested list of Bluff accommodations. Lunch included.
Spring Photography Workshops
Monument Valley and Valley of the Gods, April 2015
Grand Canyon, the Grand Workshop, May 2015
Waterfalls of the San Juan Mountains, May 2015
Wildflower Photography in the Mountains of Colorado, July and August 2015
Photographers come from all over the world travel to Colorado to be here at just the right time as our fall color peak is like no other. We’ll take you to some of the state’s most well known, and some of our “secret” lesser known locations to photograph the splendor of Autumn in Colorado.
Ghost Ranch Photography Workshop
Join us as we explore Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu, New Mexico. Photography at Ghost Ranch includes the magical light of Northern New Mexico, Georgia O’Keeffe’s stomping (and painting) grounds. We will be right in the middle of the Buttes, Mesas and Spires of Box Canyon, Chimney Rock, Kitchen Mesa and Orphan Mesa. Our workshop includes photography at Abiquiu Lake and the Chama River.
Zion’s Majesty: Color, Composition and Light
October 26-29, 2015
Zion National Park is stunning in the fall, plan to arrive on Sunday October 25th and join us for our meet and greet first thing Monday morning. We go on location each day and review your progress throughout the day. Our students leave our workshops with a thorough understanding of their camera operations, better compositional skills, and new portfolio of imagery of one of our favorite National Parks. Zion is known for it’s mix of grand and intimate landscapes, the Virgin River, the 3,000 foot towering sandstone forms of the Court of the Patriarchs, Temple of Sinawava and more.
Join us on this adventure just 3 hours from Las Vegas. Click here for more information and to reserve your space.
- Expert instruction on YOUR camera
- Best lens selection for Zion subjects
- Composition for grand and intimate fall landscape
- Shutter speed choices for photographing the Virgin River
- Aperture selections for depth of field
- How to use the “big three” – f-stop, shutter speed and ISO
- Videography instruction (optional)
Tuition: $1899 per person, includes expert instruction, lunch, light beverages. Additional expenses include meals, accommodations or campsite reservations.