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High Peaks of the Adirondacks – 4 Day Workshop

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Base: Lake Placid, NY
Max Students: 8
FEE: $1,095.00 (Deposit of $500 to reserve)[/symple_box]


Discover the drama and beauty of the Adirondacks in upsate New York, where we’ll spend 4 long and intense days photographing the mountains of the High Peaks and surrounding lakes, streams, rivers, and forests. You’ll have the opportunity to capture views from up high as we hike onto mountain summits to enjoy morning light. We’ll also visit majestic lakes and mountain streams that offer limitless opportunities for creativity and interpretation.

What You Will Experience

Photo locations include Heart and Mirror Lakes, Pitchoff Mountain, Baxter Mtn, John Brown Farm, Keene Valley and the Ausable River and other great locations. We’ll work together to help you gain confidence with your composition, technique, and ability to convey your personal vision. The techniques we cover in the field will be reinforced in the classroom, helping you improve while still on location. We’ll spend time developing images in Lightroom 5, cover many compositional skills, and learn from each other during photo critiques.

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Some of what you’ll learn…

  • Solid foundation of camera technique (lens choices, exposure, filters, and accessories)
  • Composition and visual design
  • Understanding and using light creatively
  • Seeing photographically
  • Using different tools to achieve your vision
  • Creative RAW processing in Lightroom

Skill Level

This workshop is designed for serious photographers – beginner to advanced – who want to improve and expand their creative potential. Regardless of your experience, if you want to take your photography to the next level, this workshop will give you the opportunity to work closely with a passionate professional dedicated to helping you develop your personal vision. Laptop computer with Lightroom 5 is highly recommended.


We’ll be staying at the centrally located Northwoods Inn in Lake Placid NY, where you’ll have stunning views of the High Peaks. The Northwoods Inn is situated on Main Street, a short walk to the Olympic Arena and Oval, public beach, numerous restaurants, movie theater, and quaint shops of Lake Placid.
Lodging and food not included in the workshop fee.

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