Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Park Workshop
Oct 5th-10th 2020 Jackson Hole,Wyoming
Nothing speaks larger volumes than driving out of Jackson Hole Wyoming and seeing the snow capped Grand Tetons in front of you. If truly takes your breathe away and is begging to be photographed. Our workshop will take you to some of the most epic locations. From where Ansel Adams stood and photographed his famous "Tetons and Snake River". From the Tetons to wildlife that surrounds them. Wildlife is common where we can often see moose, elk, buffalo, grizzly bears and more. We will explore the still waters of Schwabacher's landing and the famous barns of the "Mormon Row". We will make sure you will be in the prime spot to capture the majestic beauty of the Grand Tetons.
During our visit at the Grand Tetons we will also explore the first National park in the US. Yellowstone National Park established in 1872 provides beautiful landscapes along with its abundant wildlife throughout the park this will be a incredible experience. From the Grand Prismatic to grizzly bears that roam thru the park there will be photo opportunities around every corner.
Workshop Schedule- The tour will begin on Monday Oct 5th and and we will be meeting at "The Quality Inn Hotel" by 3pm. From there we will be checking in to our rooms and then getting your camera gear ready so we can head out and shoot our first sunset. Before we take off we will have a meeting downstairs in the lobby to introduce ourselves to everyone and answer any questions and then let the fun begin. We will be shooting sunrise and sunset everyday and if the weather is in our favor we can shoot later into each morning. After each morning depending on how everyone is feeling we can head back to the hotel to rest and grab some breakfast. We will be shooting different locations each day in grand Tetons and Yellowstone depending on weather conditions and what areas look the best for peak fall colors. Also both of these parks are know for an abundance of wildlife we will have great opportunitys to photograph Moose, Bison,Elk,Bears,Foxes and Owls. Photography Tour will end on Oct 10th after we shoot sunrise.
Most importantly create a relaxed, fun and enjoyable atmosphere for a incredible experience. You will feel more confident taking your photography skills to the next level. Photography Tour will end Oct 10th after we shoot sunrise.
Group Size- 8 People
Booking- The workshop will need to be paid in full 60 days prior to Oct 5st so by Aug 5th. Refunds are not available after the 60 day mark unless we can find another person to fill your spot.
Cost-Total cost for this tour is $1795.00 and $250 Deposit due at the time of registration.
Hotel- We have reserved a group of rooms at the "The Quality Inn" 330 W Pearl Ave,Jackson Wyoming 83001. #307-733-7550 - When calling to make your reservations please inform them you are with Nick Selway Photo Tours. This will insure a guarantee room for your trip.
The Quality Inn ,Jackson Hole Wyoming
Brand New Indoor Pool and Hot tub, Complimentary breakfast,Free High Speed Internet,Free Parking.
Travel- The nearest airport is in Jackson Hole Airport which is a 5 min drive to the hotel or you could also fly into Salt Lake City Airport which is a 281 mile drive/ 4hr 40min from there to the hotel.
Included- Permits, Guiding , as much laughter as possible and our wealth of photo knowledge making sure we put everyone in the best possible locations for light and compositions to capture their own stunning images.
Not Included -lodging,meals.
Transportation- We will be renting 2 Large SUVs to drive everyone on the workshop from the hotel to our shooting locations everyday. .The Quality Inn Hotel in Jackson Hole is very close to the airport so we can pick anyone up to and from the airport.
Celebration Dinner- We will be taking the whole group to a dinner on us the last night of our workshop.
Difficulty of Workshop-
Some areas will require short hikes thru mountain terrains with some mild elevation gains less than 400 ft. Our shooting areas will give you the most remote breathtaking views to enhance your experience. Hiking boots and small backpacks are encouraged. Also make sure you always bring water and some snacks for the day.
Recommend gear to include but not limited to.
DSLR, Mirrorless cameras or whatever you comfortable with. Solid tripod with either a ballhead or equivalent. Shutter release setup for long exposures. Recommended lens 16-35mm, 24-70mm,70-200mm,100-400mm. If you have a macro lens there will be the opportunity for this. These are the lens we have found to be the best for all around coverage in the areas we will be.
Make sure to have extra batteries, SD Cards and laptop computer with either Lightroom or Photoshop.
-Creating Stunning Compositions-Rule of 3rds and simplicity
-Understanding Exposure- Shutter Speed, Aperture ,ISO, Depth of Field
-What lens to use for different compositions and lighting
-Introduction to Lightroom and Photo Shop
-Create breathtaking pano images
-Weather permitting, Night sky photography
Born and raised in Westland, Michigan his photography has always been a passion for him that took off while serving in the United States Navy in the early 90's. He learned that landscape and astrophotography was his passion. His work has been showcased throughout the midwest and continues to grow throughout the National and state parks. His home gallery located in Stoughton, Wi at Woodland Studios displays his work from across the country.
Joe resides in Madison, Wi with his wife and 3 children who support him with his travels and his passion to capture the beauty in front of his lens.
Born and raised in Lake Stevens, Washington along the Northern Cascade Mountains, he grew a profound appreciation for the natural world at a young age. He spent his childhood traveling and exploring the Pacific Northwest with his family as his love for mother nature grew. He has been photographing for the last 18 years. He'd lived in Kailua Kona, Big Island of Hawaii for the last 14 years were he ran 2 photography galleries "Lava Light Galleries" and did photo tours to the volcano and around the island. In 2018 Nick moved with his beautiful girlfriend Sarah Buzzetti and embarked on a new journey his life long dream by opening his very own photography gallery on June 1st 2018 located on main street in Breckenridge,Colorado. He currently travels up to 150 days a year photographing mother natures beauty all around the world.