Death Valley is the lowest, driest, and hottest place in North America. Its extreme geology provides otherworldly photography opportunities that are unique unto themselves. Its salt pans, sand dunes, and cracked earth textures are a feast for the eyes and the camera. Join this multi-day workshop to explore, shoot, and enjoy this fascinating and beautiful desert landscape.
Santa Cruz's world-class coastline contains incredible features perfect for landscape photography. Remarkable sea stacks, layered shelves, and textured rocky forms create a photographer’s paradise set against the pounding waves and crashing surf that highlights the region's dramatic beauty. Join us as we explore and photograph the most interesting and stunning features that create the unique Santa Cruz coast.
California's Sierra Nevada mountain range drops off dramatically into the high desert country of the Eastern Sierra. From towering granite peaks, to picturesque lakes, to fantastic forests, the scenic and varied landscapes are a photographer's delight. This workshop will visit such icons as Mono Lake, the Alabama Hills, the Owens River Valley, groves of quaking aspens, and much more. Join us as we photograph the incredible scenery of the east side.
Big Sur conjures up romantic notions of dramatic scenery, incredible vistas, and a rugged coast. Big Sur also has a number of spectacular beaches, complete with towering rocks, massive arches, and golden sands. These singular features make Big Sur an overwhelming joy to photograph. Join us as we explore and photograph some of the most interesting and jaw-droppingly beautiful coastline California has to offer.
Without a doubt Yosemite is among the most beautiful places on the planet. Its towering granite cliffs, thundering waterfalls, epic views, and unspoiled backcountry make it a world-class destination for photography. This multi-day workshop will help photographers create wonderful images of Yosemite's breathtaking icons while also providing plenty of time to explore the beauty of the park's lesser-known locations.
Central California boasts some of the finest coastline in the world. This intersection of rock and water contains an endless array of fascinating rocky points, arches, sea-stacks, and sandy shores. From the dramatic beauty of the Santa Cruz coast, to the incredibly glassy reflections of San Gregorio State Beach, it's heaven on earth for seascape photographers. Join us on this 2-day workshop as we explore and photograph this world-class coastal environment.
For photographers who already feel comfortable with their equipment and the process of making memorable photographs, or those who'd like a more personal photography workshop, we offer guided, 1-on-1 tours to our favorite areas anywhere in California. We'll show you the best and most beautiful secret gems the state has to offer. We will also provide instruction on specific topics as you wish.