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The best reasons to sign up for a landscape photography workshop
with Explore Photography Workshops

Exploring | Learning | Camaraderie

Small class sizes  ensure you’ll receive personal hands-on, photography instruction tailored to your needs. Our workshops are designed to give each student the opportunity to create stunning images at gorgeous locations. You will make life long friends who also share your same interest in photography. As a group we will travel to our shooting locations where you will then be free to explore and capture the images you that represents your style. With our low instructor to student ratio we will always available to assist you in getting the photographs you envisioned.

After you attend one Explore Photography Workshop you’ll be part of our workshop VIP alumni, a growing group of photographers that has made friendships and connections through photography. We look forward to meeting you and adding you to our group of VIP Alumni.

Sign up today for one of our upcoming workshops or our VIP mailing list where you will receive information about new workshops before they are to the public. You’ll be glad that you did!

 

Explore Photography Workshops is teaming up with New York State Landscape Photographer Norman Schillawski to offer “Autumn in the Adirondack Mountains.”

Autumn in The Adirondack Mountains

Registration Is closed

September 28th – October  2nd, 2016

Featuring, Norman SchillawskiJoe Cosentino and Sonny Portacio

If you just spend one day photographing in the Adirondacks, you’ll be forever changed. The cool morning mist lifting over the lake, the cry of the loon, the beautiful serenity –  all this and more will inspire you to create some amazing images. Enjoy the color of an upstate NY Autumn, there’s nothing like it. We will be based out of Long Lake in the heart of the Adirondack State Park.

Registration is open for  The Death Valley Experience by day and night

February 8th -12th 2017

Death Valley is the second largest park in the National Park system. Known for extremes, it is North America’s driest (average annual rainfall or less then 2 inches) and hottest places with a record high temperature of 134 degrees. Death Valley also has the lowest elevation in the western hemisphere, in Badwater where you will be standing 282 feet below sea level.

Join us February 8th – 12th 2017. We will be photographing many Iconic locations in the park. We will be heading to the Racetrack in 4 x 4 Jeeps as well as photographing beautiful Sunsets and Sunrises. We will also be spending 2 evenings photographing under the light of the full moon. Looking forward to seeing you in Death Valley.

Joshua Tree national Park workshop 2017

Joshua Tree National Park: 2017

February 26 – March 3, 2017

Registration is open for our 2017 Spring Joshua Tree National Park workshop. This year we have expanded the workshop to 5 days, so come and spend a week in one of the most unique National Parks. With the expanded schedule you will have plenty of time to capture the photos you will be proud of.

Joshua Tree National Park is full of photographic subjects. The park offers a stone arch, many rock formations, Jumping Cholla cacti and the parks namesake the Joshua Tree.

Iceland photography WorkshopSouthern Iceland Photo Workshop

May 8 – 14, 2017

Registration is now open Book before December 1, 2016 and your payment can be split into 3 installments.

Southern Iceland is a magical place with waterfalls, Lava fields, Glaciers, Icebergs, Icelandic horses and don’t forget the 3 hour golden hour at sunset.  Iceland has photographic subjects for everyone, are you long exposure photographer there are waterfalls and clouds that seem to come and go all day. Macro Photographers will find many lichen, plants, geologic formations and of course Ice. If you are a landscape photographer there is another beautiful scene to to photographed around every turn.

Join Sonny, Joe and our guide Tim Volmer for a week of exploring and photographing Iceland. We are looking forward to meeting you in Iceland in May 2017.

The Great American Eclipse, Yellowstone National Park and more  

Solar-Eclipse

August 17 to 23, 2017

We will be heading to eastern Idaho where weather data shows you will have the best chance of having clear skies for seeing the first total solar eclipse in the United States since 1979. This eclipse will cross the entire country, we have plans to be along the center of the path in an area of the country with the best chance for clear skies.

Our schedule will take us to Yellowstone National Park and Carters of the Moon National Monument

We will have viewing glasses for every photographer (class size limited 6), we will have optical quality glass solar filters that can he used to photograph the event.

Book early and get ready to see this great event

Workshops being announced soon

Early September 2017we will be heading to China for a week to 10 days

October 2017 – check back for detail about our fall color 2017 – we are planning out our trip to Nova Scotia, Canada where we will be photographing next years fall colors, seascapes and wooded landscapes. Details will be posted soon.