COLORADO FALL COLORS, CRESTED BUTTE - SEPT. 24-26 & OCT. 4 - 6

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This fall, I will be leading two three-day photo tour and workshops in Crested Butte, Colorado. Crested Butte is located at the east end of Kebler Pass Road, which is one of the most beautiful fall colors drives in all of Colorado. This unique opportunity to capture Colorado’s autumn colors in all their spectacular glory is limited to eight participating photographers. These workshops are limited to eight participating photographers. Non-participating spouses/partners are welcome to come along.

What’s Included:

  • Professional photographic instruction

  • Orientation dinner on Monday evening (not mandatory, feel free to arrive after dinner if that’s better for your travel arrangements)

  • Farewell dinner & image presentation on Thursday evening


What’s Not Included:

  • Airfare / travel to and from Crested Butte

  • Lodging*

  • All other meals (except orientation and farewell dinners)

  • Alcoholic beverages

Price: $600 + tax

  • Deposit of $250 is fully refundable before August 15, 2019 (with a written cancellation notice).

  • Balance is due August 31, 2019.

  • All major credit cards accepted. (Trip insurance is certainly worth considering.)


 Itinerary

Mid-Week Workshop

Monday, September 23 – Travel Day. Meet at 7:00 p.m. for an introductory dinner and orientation.

Tuesday, September 24 – Meet in downtown Crested Butte at 5:30 a.m. and drive to a shooting location, setting up in time to photograph sunrise, which will be at approximately 7:00 a.m.  After photographing sunrise, we will return to Crested Butte for breakfast.  Participants will have free time from approximately 10:00 to 2:00. After lunch, I will offer an optional demonstration on how to photograph single-row panorama images. We will meet at 2:00 in downtown Crested Butte, driving from there to various shooting locations, setting up in time to photograph sunset at approximately 7:00. After photographing sunset, we will return to Crested Butte, arriving at approximately 8:00. (I will provide snacks and drinks to hold everyone over until dinner.)

Wednesday, September 25 – Meet in downtown Crested Butte at 8:00 a.m. and drive to various shooting locations. We will return to Crested Butte by noon. Participants will have free time from noon to 3:00. I will be available before and after lunch to work with participants one-on-one on image editing. At 3:00 we will meet in downtown Crested Butte, driving from there to various shooting locations, setting up in time to photograph sunset. After photographing sunset, we will return to Crested Butte, arriving at approximately 8:00. (I will provide snacks and drinks to hold everyone over until dinner.)

Thursday, September 26 – Meet in downtown Crested Butte at 5:30 a.m. and drive to a shooting location, setting up in time to photograph sunrise. After photographing sunrise, we will return to Crested Butte for breakfast. Participants will have free time from approximately 10:00 to 2:00. I will be available before and after lunch to work with participants one-on-one on image editing. Meet in downtown Crested Butte at 2:00, and drive from there to various shooting locations, returning by 5:00. Meet at 7:00 for a closing dinner and image presentation.

Friday, September 27 – Travel day

Weekend Workshop

Thursday, October 3 – Travel Day. Meet at 7:00 p.m. for an introductory dinner and orientation.

Friday, October 4 – Meet in downtown Crested Butte at 5:30 a.m. and drive to a shooting location, setting up in time to photograph sunrise, which will be at approximately 7:00 a.m.  After photographing sunrise, we will return to Crested Butte for breakfast.  Participants will have free time from approximately 10:00 to 2:00. After lunch, I will offer an optional demonstration on how to photograph single-row panorama images. We will meet at 2:00 in downtown Crested Butte, driving from there to various shooting locations, setting up in time to photograph sunset at approximately 7:00. After photographing sunset, we will return to Crested Butte, arriving at approximately 8:00. (I will provide snacks and drinks to hold everyone over until dinner.)

Saturday, October 5 – Meet in downtown Crested Butte at 8:00 a.m. and drive to various shooting locations. We will return to Crested Butte by noon. Participants will have free time from noon to 3:00. I will be available before and after lunch to work with participants one-on-one on image editing. At 3:00 we will meet in downtown Crested Butte, driving from there to various shooting locations, setting up in time to photograph sunset. After photographing sunset, we will return to Crested Butte, arriving at approximately 8:00. (I will provide snacks and drinks to hold everyone over until dinner.)

Sunday, October 6 – Meet in downtown Crested Butte at 5:30 a.m. and drive to a shooting location, setting up in time to photograph sunrise. After photographing sunrise, we will return to Crested Butte for breakfast. Participants will have free time from approximately 10:00 to 2:00. I will be available before and after lunch to work with participants one-on-one on image editing. Meet in downtown Crested Butte at 2:00, and drive from there to various shooting locations, returning by 5:00. Meet at 7:00 for a closing dinner and image presentation.

Monday, October 7 – Travel day

Note: Immediately in advance of the workshop, I will be scouting the best possible shooting locations. Because the timing and intensity of fall colors varies from year-to-year, the exact details of our workshop plan and itinerary are tentative.

*I will be staying at the Elevation Hotel & Spa, located at the base of Crested Butte Mountain. If you would like for me to work with you one-on-one on image editing, I encourage you to consider staying at the Elevation Hotel & Spa to simplify logistics.