2014 Photography Workshops in the Southwest USA

2014 Chase the Light Photography Adventures.

Let us be your photo guides to the Southwest US; we specialize in teaching you how to create beautiful photos in the special places we love in the Southwest USA.  Monument Valley and Utah Canyonlands in the Spring, 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.

Waterfalls of Colorado • Every Monday in June, 2014
June 16, June 23, June 30 • $75. tuition per 1/2 day workshop

Come to one or more of these instructional photo workshops, where Kit will teach you how to use your camera to capture the beautiful waterfalls of the San Juan Mountains at the right shutter speed, and how to compose waterfall images to lead the viewer to the “pool”. We teach you fundamental and advanced photo skills.

Just a short walk from camp, Mineral Creek is one of my favorite locations to teach Waterfall Photography. ©Kit Frost

Just a short walk, Mineral Creek is one of my favorite locations to teach Waterfall Photography. ©Kit Frost

Wild About Wildflowers of the San Juan Mountains • July 1-3, 2014

Vertical photograph of a large bunch of colorado blue columbine, with mountain peaks in the background.

Each year, certain locations sport the best of the best Columbine. Let us take you to our favorite locations. Learn how to photograph these beauties. ©Kit Frost

Colorado is known for our wildflowers, our state flower is the Columbine. Summer in the San Juans  is like no other place in the USA.  Our wildflowers bloom at altitudes of 10,500 feet and above, and our mountain roads lead us to some of the most beautiful basins and wildflower displays.  Join us for a trip to some of our favorite locations for lessons in color photography.

We teach you to choose the correct lens, set a creative aperture, compose for drama, and much more.

Click here for more information, tuition, registration.

 

 Glorious Aspens • October 3, 4, 5, 2014

Early October is the best time to be in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado.  We take you to our favorite locations and teach you how to create beautiful, autumn landscape imagery.

Ajax Mountain and Telluride, a sweet mix of Fall Color and early snowfall.

Ajax Mountain and Telluride, a sweet mix of Fall Color and early snowfall.

Although the story here is all about the golden aspen up along Highway 550 between Durango and Silverton, the Spruce tree is the Star of the Show.  This image was created in 2010 ©Kit Frost

Although the story here is all about the golden aspen up along Highway 550 between Durango and Silverton, the Spruce tree is the Star of the Show. This image was created in 2010 ©Kit Frost

Photographers come from all over the world travel to Colorado to be here at just the right time as Our Aspen Color Show is like no other. We’ll take you to some of the state’s most well known, and some of our lesser known, secret locations to capture the immensity of Autumn in Colorado.

Zion’s Majesty: Fall Color and Light
October 27-30, 2014

1. Giant Sandstone Cliff Walls and Fall Color in the Canyon, Zion

Learn how to compose and capture amazing fall scenics in Zion National Park. ©Kit Frost

Zion National Park is stunning in the fall, plan to arrive on Sunday October 26th 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 fall imagery.  Join us on this adventure just 3 hours from Las Vegas.  Click here for more information and to reserve your space.

Lessons include:

  • 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
  • Video instruction (optional)

Tuition: $1699 per person, includes expert instruction, lunch, light beverages.  Additional expenses include meals, accommodations or campsite reservations.

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