The Great Sand Dunes | June 30 - July 3 | $275
Colorado's Most Famous Sand Box . . .
This is one of my favorite places to hang out. If you don't come along . . .I am still going!!! We'll shoot a couple of sunrises and a couple of sunsets, depending on the weather, and a lot of big piles of sand in between!! We'll also spend a late night shooting the stars if you wish to do that.
The Sand Dunes are nestled at the foot of the Sangre de Cristo mountain range where 5 of Colorado's Fourteeneers reside. The views are amazing and priceless to photograph. Did you know that Star Dune is the highest sand dune in North America. It's over 600 feet high! You can climb to the top if you are so inclined! It's quite the view . . . and a heck of a workout climbing up.
Here are some of the things I hope to encourage your photographic growth in:
- Image pre-visualization
- Depth of field
- Lens selection
- Image enhancement in Photoshop
- and more . . .
If you'd like to see what you too can create, visit my fine art web site at jeffjohnsonfineart.com
This workshop is limited to 18 attendees so that I can run around and get with each of you to help and instruct as much as you desire. It is open to all levels of skill & desire so don’t be shy . . .
reserve your spot right now at the bottom of this page.
Schedule . . .
Friday June 30
6p - We'll start in my suite at the hotel (TBD) with a presentation and dinner. I'll chat about what our itinerary is and what we will be seeing and photographing.
Saturday July 1
4:30a - Yep, that early! We'll meet in the lobby for a trip to the Great Sand Dunes and an amazing sunrise. We'll shoot for the morning then return to the hotel for late breakfast/lunch and then an afternoon image critique in the hotel suite.
6p - Return trip to the Sand Dunes and a beautiful sunset and some "sweet light" photography. If we get some clear skies we can do some night sky & star photographs!
Sunday July 2
4:30a - Sunrise session at the sand dunes for another chance at an amazing photographic opportunity. We return to the hotel before noon and then grab a late breakfast/lunch.
2p - Post-processing class
6p - Dinner and chill
Monday July 3
4:30a - One more time for an awesome sunrise! Then a great breakfast and we're all done! Head on home with your newfound images and knowledge. Travel safely!
Schedule subject to change if I can make it better!
Lodging . . .
To Be Determined
What you will need to bring . . .
IN THE FIELD - Camera, tripod, filters, lenses, release cord and whatever other gear makes you happy. Cold weather clothes (chilly mornings), sunscreen, sunglasses and a hat are advised. Layering is the ticket while in sand dune country. Having layers of clothing is great as you can take off and put them back on as drastic temperature changes are common. Having rain gear available is not a bad idea either. More detailed info about gear after you register.
IN THE CLASSROOM - Since the classroom situation is designed to be an image critique and then a demonstration you are not required to bring your computer. You can if you like! But not necessary as I will download your images on my computer and view them that way
Your Investment . . .
For your investment you will have the opportunity to photograph some of the most incredible landscape you have ever seen. I can't even put into words how amazing this Road Trip is. You will also receive as much photographic instruction in the field and in the classroom as your brain can handle!