Total eclipse and Yellowstone National Park

Great American Eclipse and Yellowstone N.P. and more
August 17 – 23 2017

Description of Workshop:

Join Joe Cosentino, Sonny Portacio  in eastern Idaho for a week of photography, leading up to the main event of the Greta American Eclipse.  We have chosen Eastern Idaho because this is the area of the country with the best chance of having clear skies at the time of the eclipse. We are not just going to be waiting for Monday August 21st to come along, we are planning a week of photography in several locations. As a group we will staying about 30 minutes from the western gate to Yellowstone National Park, Can’t pass up a great opportunity to photograph in one of our most famous National parks. If you are looking for an unusual place to get some beautiful photographs we will be heading to the Craters of the moon National Monument.

If you have an interest in flash photography our housing arrangement will allow us to set up a studio where you can try out off camera flash with models. Learn how to control ambient light and get proper flash exposure on your subject.

The main event – on the day of the Eclipse we will travel to a remote location where we will have a 360 degree view of the sky. With this view you will witness the colors of a 360 degree sunset, during totality.  Eclipse glass will be provided for our participants.  Solar filters will be available for your camera so you can capture the shadow of the moon as it moves across the suns surface.  For more information on the Eclipse check out this web site

Housing: We have a  large waterfront cabin located in a Lakefront – gated community.  This gorgeous lakefront cabin welcomes you with a large family/dining/kitchen area overlooking the water, with adjoining great room. Walk out to a beautiful covered/open deck that leads to the lake with your own private bay. Upstairs has a huge play/family/media area.  All surrounded by private trees, walkways, and mother nature.

We will be sharing the house and be able to cook some meals in house saving money on expenses, this arrangement will give us the opportunity to talk photography when ever you want, our class time will be held in the media area. There is plenty of space to have time to yourself.

If you have any questions about this workshop or our cabin/lodge on the lake  please call 1-800-660-2762 0r contact us

Included in this workshop is:
• 5 nights in the Island Park area of Eastern Idaho.
• Eclipse glasses
• Yellowstone N.P. entry fees
• Entry fees to Craters of the Moon National Monument
• We will have permits to photograph using tripods in the parks
• Transportation to the shooting locations will be in our own van.
• Two full time professional photographers Joe Cosentino, Sonny Portacio  will be with you at all times.

Not Included: Airfare to the workshop, meals, tips, and other incidental expenses

Cost of the Workshop: $ 2175 per person

Register Today!

Payment: A $1000 deposit will reserve your space. The balance can be paid in dates are 4/30/17

Purchase your Workshop Here and complete the Registration form after payment

As always, travel insurance is highly recommended.

Not so fine print: The Eclipse is an event that can be weather dependent, we will be keeping our eye to the skies and if needed we will try to get the group to a suitable viewing area. But there is no guarantee of clear skies. Mother nature is in charge of this great event.


You are strongly advised to arrange the following insurance:

Travel Insurance — If you fall sick or have an accident or fall ill during the course of the trip, you will miss part of your tour, and hospital fees and other expenses can be expensive. We strongly advise you to take out travel insurance for yourself for the entire length of the trip in advance of departure
Cancellation Insurance — This is often included in your Travel Insurance, but if for any reason you have to cancel your tour after the refund cut-off dates, cancellation insurance can help you recuperate your costs
Camera Equipment Insurance — We also suggest that you insure your photography equipment and belongings if not included in your home or travel insurance. If you already have your gear insured, double check that you are covered for international travel too, if you are visiting Iceland from another country

Note about physical fitness: You must be able to carry your camera gear and tripod on short walks.

After booking: You will be provided with a recommended gear list and general information about where we will be photographing. You will also be sent a registration form and a liability release form.

Have questions about The this worksop or any of our workshops please contact Explore Photography Workshops  or Call (800)660-2762

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