MILKY WAY MADNESS AND GHOST TOWNS |  COLORADO

 

 

 

 

LOCATION           Ridgway, CO

DATE                   9/20 - 9/22/2016

INVESTMENT        $750.00

LIMIT                    6

ACTIVITY LEVEL    Easy

DURATION        3 Days


 

 

 

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP

Witness Colorado as it begins to change seasons we will experience the beauty of the night sky while being surrounded by the sights and sounds of southwestern Colorado. The aspen trees will begin to turn yellow giving us great contrast against the snowcapped mountains and rich blue skies over the San Juan Mountains. We will learn to master the art of night sky photography and photography in general. These workshops are geared to get you comfortable with your camera, shooting at night in the dark, and also landscapes and a variety of other lighting conditions. We will also have field critiques, demonstrations and one on one shooting time during the workshop. 

You can expect to see a variety of excellent photo opportunities on this tour such as multiple ghost towns, fall colors, wildlife, the Milky Way and much more.

 

WORKSHOP INCLUDES

  • Milky Way , star trails and light painting techniques
  • Several shooting locations for sunrise and sunset. Each night will have different locations as well
  • How to plan your shot and where to look for the Milky Way all year long
  • Understanding, shutter speed, f/stop, ISO, white balance and other custom settings in camera
  • How to illuminate a scene for timelapse photography
  • Demonstrate and shoot time-lapse photography
  • Sunrise, Sunset, Night Sky and Post Processing Tips and Techniques
  • Locations include, area's near Ridgway, Ouray, Telluride, Silverton

 

 

WHAT YOU WILL SEE

  • Dallas Divide and surrounding locations
  • Yankee Girl Mine
  • Alta Ghost Town
  • Ouray , Silverton , Animas Forks and much more

 

 

WEATHER

Be prepared for anything!  It can be sunny during the day and 80 degrees, then snow overnight. A general forecast will be sent out to all participants in advance of the workshop, with suggestions on attire.

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TRAVELING

You can fly into a number of places including, Durango, Grand Junction or Denver, Colorado. The entire workshop will be conducted within a 50 mile radius from Ridgway. However, many of  the locations are just a 15 minute drive. You will need to rent a 4x4 or AWD SUV vehicle for some periods of unpaved mountain roads. You don't need to be an excellent driver to drive on these roads.

This workshop does not include travel to, from aor during the workshop, meals or overnight accommodations.

 

LODGING

Lodging should be made in Ridgway, Colorado. I have stayed at the Ridgway Lodge and Suites and it works perfectly. If you need suggestions for hotels outside of Ridgway, I know a few spots in Ouray to stay , just ask! Thanks!

 

CAMERA GEAR

A full list of camera gear will be supplied to upon registering, the basics are a DSLR camera , wide/fast angle lens, a tripod and a cable release

 

DEPOSIT

A non-refundable deposit of $750.00 / $600.00 (Alumni) is due to reserve your spot on the trip. If you are a JBP Alumni you receive 20% OFF the ticket price.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Jeff Berkes Photography reserves the right to make changes to the schedule, dates if need be. We are not responsible for bad weather, delays or cancellations. We are also not responsible for lost or stolen items, injuries, sickness, death or damages to personal equipment and lost of personal travel expense. Failure to comply to park rules, regulations and will result in you being ejected from the workshop.

 

 

For more information, questions or to register please contacts us here at workshops@jeffberkesphotography.com

 


 

WORKSHOP ALUMNI: Receive 20% OFF the price listed above