"It's Only Natural" Wildlife & Astrophotography Workshop 2020

Grand Tetons
July 18th and 19th
$600
]$100 Deposit[

Join Adriana Michima and Kenny Midkiff of Beneath the Sky Photography for a naturally beautiful experience through your lens. We will be providing instruction for basic landscape and wildlife photography during the day and long exposure techniques at night.  We hope this variety of instruction will have you reinspired for Earth's natural wonders!

Dates and locations subject to change based on weather.  Dates are set for September 18-20th.

I will send a list of things you should have for this shoot prior to the date as well as a detailed itinerary at least two weeks before the class. Food and transportation from Laramie will be provided. We will also provide lodging for this shoot.

Please send deposits to reserve your spot! Info at the bottom of this page.

Price: $650 ($200 due at registration)

We will be providing food and transportation from the meeting location in Laramie WY. A few seats are available if you would like to carpool from Denver. Limited availability based on time of registration.

$200 is due at the time of registration to hold your spot. The remaining balance of the workshop must be paid no later than 30 days prior to the first day of the workshop. If you fail to do so, your spot in the workshop may be lost, and you will not receive a refund.

Should you need to cancel your attendance to the workshop, the down payment can be refunded within 120 days of the start of the workshop. After 120 days before the workshop, the down payment is non-refundable.
 

Difficulty: Moderate

This workshop will involve some hiking at night, as well as walking over rocks and moving over uneven mountain terrain. We will be visiting one slot canyon that is so narrow that you will be required to carry your pack over your head for a short distance. If you are physically fit and capable of walking 3-4 miles a day, you will have no problem in this workshop.

If you have any concerns about your fitness level for this workshop, please contact me.
 

Group Size: 5-10 Students
We will be capping this workshop at 10 students to ensure enough one-on-one instruction.

Recommended Skill Level:

My clients have a wide range of skills all the way from beginners to experienced semi-professionals. This workshop is open to all skill levels.
 

We will Cover the following:

Composition and Framing

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Weather

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Camera Settings

(obviously!)

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Focus Stacking and Bracketing

- Overcoming the limitations of the camera to create perfectly exposed and in focus images from front to back.

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Night Photography
(exposure times, how to use an intervalometer, some light painting techniques)

What's Included:

  • Guiding. I'll be sharing my knowledge and taking you to the best places to shoot at the most ideal times. Kenny Midkiff knows these locations very well and we have pulled all necessary permits for our workshop together.

  • Instruction. I will be instructing the group as a whole, but there will be plenty of one on one time during both the sessions in the field.

  • Lodging. Lodging is included in this workshop. 
     

What's Not Included:

  • Flights or transportation from your home to Wilson, Wyoming or back. 

  • Spare cameras will not be included. We may have some extra tripods or flashlights but encourage you to do your best to remember your own camera gear and bring a sturdy tripod, flashlight, and headlamp.