Free

Curry Canyon Ranch Photography Skills Hike

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

Park & Ride

1000 Peacock Creek Dr.

Clayton, CA 94517

View Map

Event description

Description

Hiking Mount Diablo offers many great photographic opportunities. Great views, vibrant and diverse forests, waterfalls, dramatic rock formations, and many other spectacular scenes are common. In this one-day workshop, you’ll learn the most effective techniques and tools for capturing the beauty of the area with your unique vision.

You’ll learn

  • Camera setup and best approaches for landscapes
  • Composition techniques and approaches
  • Understanding and using weather
  • Using light and angles
  • Tools and equipment

We’ll start the day off in the “classroom” for a quick presentation and tutorial and then head out on the trails in the protected lands of Save Mount Diablo. Get unique photographic access to these lands as you build your skills and creativity.

You’ll need

  • Tripod
  • Hiking shoes
  • Water, snack, lunch

RVSP: To allow everyone equal access in signing up, registration for this hike will open two months prior to the hike.

Land: Save Mount Diablo

Rating: Easy

Distance: 2.5 miles

Elevation change: 300’

Leader: Save Mount Diablo Hike Leader and Landscape Photographer Paul Salemme

About Paul: I’m a Save Mount Diablo volunteer, and I’ve been hiking Mount Diablo and surrounding areas for many years, documenting the beauty through photography. My work has appeared in Bay Nature Magazine, Diablo Magazine, newspapers, and other publications’ websites. My trail photography can be seen at http://www.paulsalemme.com.

Meet: Park & Ride at 1000 Peacock Creek Dr. at the intersection of Clayton Road and Peacock Creek Drive in Clayton, CA. We will carpool to the property.

Directions: From I-680 North or downtown Walnut Creek, head east on Ygnacio Valley Road; continue on Ygnacio Valley Road for 7.5 miles. Make a right on to Clayton Road and continue on Clayton Road for 2 miles. Take a left onto Peacock Creek Drive; the parking lot will be on your first right.

Share with friends

Date and Time

Location

Park & Ride

1000 Peacock Creek Dr.

Clayton, CA 94517

View Map

Save This Event

Event Saved