Great Sand Dunes National Park Colorado Photography Workshop
- Great Sand Dunes National Park, Alamosa CO
Grand Teton National Park Wyoming Photography Workshop
Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 2:00 PM - Sunday, June 28, 2015 at 12:00 PM (MDT)
GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK
Dan Ballard Photography
June 25, 2015 (approx. 2:00 p.m.) - June 28, 2015 (approx. 12:00 p.m.)
Cost: $875.00 ($200 deposit due at registration, balance due on May 26, 2015)
For more information, please contact Dan Ballard @ 719 469-0608 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Class limited to 10.
One of the most stunning and awe inspiring places on Earth, GTNP is an amazing destination for an adventurous getaway and creating incredible images! Join us in this beautiful location for an instructional workshop focused on capturing barns, buffalo, horses, and wild rivers with the (Truly) Grand Tetons as a backdrop. We will base out of Jackson Hole, Wyoming and spend four days exploring and shooting the surrounding area looking for the ultimate Teton image.
Dan has been fine tuning his workshops and methods of teaching photography for years. He is a very passionate and creative teacher, who believes in spending a large amount of the workshop instructing & giving assignments. He will give several group lectures as well as one-on-one instruction and critique to each student, catering to each individuals personal photographic level. Landscape photography business idea's will also be touched upon. Dan's goal for each workshop is to help you see the final printed image in your "mind's eye" before you push the button. You will learn Dan's entire process for creating powerful & dramatic images starting with where to shoot & why; how to master composition; understand light; set up your camera; & what you need to carry in your camera bag. Dan will also teach an afternoon session on LR post processing techniques. He uses a unique approach that leads to natural, but vibrant images. Dan is committed to helping you get images you will be proud of!
What is included:
Entrance fee’s to all area’s
Light snacks for the early mornings
**Lodging, transportation & meals are NOT included.
What to expect:
This workshop will involve some moderate hiking no more then 1/2 mile. We will car pool from Jackson Hole.
For information on Jackson Hole go to: www.jacksonholechamber.com
For information on Grand Teton National Park go to: www.nps.gov/grte/index.htm
*Please read under plan your vist - “things you should know”; (1)Your safety,
(2)weather (3)bears. These 3 articles have some very important information
pertaining to the park.
Lodging is up to each individual participant. Dan will be staying at The Parkway Inn & Spa and encourages participants to stay there so that it is easier for us to all convene and conclude the days activities with a minimum of travel. However, you are welcome to stay anywhere you would like. When making your reservation at The Parkway you will need to call 800-247-8390 & tell them you are part of the Dan Ballard Photography Workshop. We are holding a block of rooms for workshop participants for $199.00 per night + tax. Rooms must be reserved by May 23, 2015.
Transportation to & from Jackson Hole is up to each individual participant. There is an airport in Jackson Hole. Driving conditions into Grand Teton National Park will consist of mainly paved roads, so a standard car will be sufficient. When possible we prefer that participants car pool with each other. If you are willing to drive please let us know.
We will be heading out each morning around 5am to shoot through the great morning light, returning for a late breakfast around 10. We will then have a session on composition, understanding light, processing, etc. The afternoon will be free to explore Jackson, work on your images or rest. I will be available if you need a little extra editing help. We will have an early dinner and then head out again for the evening light and work sessions at around 6 if there are clouds (returning around 10). If the weather is clear we will take at least one evening off.
Terms & Conditions:
Deposits - The deposit amount specified with each workshop is due at the time you book a workshop. Your space is not reserved until we receive your deposit. The full balance is due 30 days prior (or on the date specified on the workshop page) to the start of the workshop. If we do not receive your balance by this time, we reserve the right to cancel your workshop and/or fill your spot off of a wait list. In the event of such a cancellation, no refunds will be provided.
Cancellation, Refund & Delay Policy - All workshop schedules and plans are subject to change at our discretion depending upon weather, health and safety considerations, or any other factor related or unrelated to photographic opportunities as we see fit. Full refunds of all monies paid will be made if a workshop is canceled by us or if the workshop is rescheduled and you are unable to attend on the new date. Dan Ballard Photography is not responsible for any other costs which participants may have incurred, including but not limited to travel, car rental, lodging, insurance, photographic purchases and/or rentals.
If you cancel your workshop the following applies. If cancellation is received at least 90 days prior to the start of the workshop, the deposit can be applied to another workshop of your choice. For cancellations received 31 - 89 days prior to the start of the workshop the deposit will be forfeited. For cancellations received 0 - 30 days prior to the start of the workshop, all deposits and workshop fee’s will be forfeited.
No refunds will be given for delays or cancellations due to inclement weather, flights, or other events beyond our control, either before, during, or after your workshop. We are not responsible for any additional costs you may incur due to delays or cancellations.
Dan Ballard is an internationally known travel and landscape photographer from Colorado. His images take you on a visual journey to some of the world's most beautiful and far-reaching corners. Dan has visited over 50 countries on five continents around the globe, and his work has attracted the attention and praise of some of the biggest names and companies in the photo industry.
Dan's images have been on display around the U.S. in museums and galleries, and he has sold images to clients around the globe, including The National Geographic Society and The Travel Channel. He is proud to be on the Mpix, Zenfolio and BlackRapid Pro Teams, and to have strong working relationships with the most trusted names in photography, including SanDisk, ThinkTank Photo, Nik Sofware, and Really Right Stuff. His images have been published in magazines and calendars worldwide, and he has won or been a finalist in numerous prestigious competitions. Large, framed prints of his work can be found at gift and furniture stores around the country. Dan’s image ”Let ‘er Fly” was recently featured in a Smithsonian Channel episode on what makes an award-winning image.
Dan is an accomplished and entertaining keynote speaker and gives presentations on photography around the world at symposiums, festivals, trade shows and workshops.
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