I enjoyed teaching a night sky photography class with a small group of clients last night in Limon, Colorado. Despite some early cloud cover, conditions improved after dark and we ended up with some nice shots. The image above is a 25 minute composite (50 x 30s exposures).
Creative Photo Safari: Mile High Cityscapes
Denver, Colorado, USA
Join me to explore the artistic side of Denver as we photograph the art and architecture of Colorado’s capitol. You’ll learn creative composition, texture blending, and post-processing techniques while exploring the photogenic downtown Denver area.
Join me September 22-25 for an urban-themed location workshop in Denver, Colorado. On this tour, we’ll explore the Colorado capitol with an emphasis on art and architecture. The late September weather in Denver is perfect for evening/twilight shooting, too.
I have arranged for discounted lodging in downtown Denver within walking distance of most of our locations, including:
- Colorado Capitol & Courthouse Buildings
- Denver Art Museum
- Union Station & 16th Street Promenade
- RINO Art District (street art near Coors Field)
- Denver Botanical Gardens
- Denver City Park
If you’re looking to experience urban creativity with your camera, then this is a great photo safari for you. We will learn long exposures, blue hour shooting, multiple exposures, texture blending, and more in the Mile High City.
Instructor: Jason Odell
Limit: 10 Photographers
RSVP HERE by August 22nd for discounted lodging at the group hotel
Join me February 6th, 2016 for special tripod access to photograph the amazing vehicle collection at the Forney Museum of Transportation, followed by a hands-on HDR image processing workshop where we will process our images together.
The Forney Museum of Transportation has a wonderful collection of 600 historical transportation artifacts, including antique cars, motorcycles, and the famous Union Pacific “Big Boy” steam locomotive #4005. There is even a car once owned by Amelia Earhart on display and a huge collection of classic Indian motorcycles.
In this workshop, we’ll have exclusive tripod access before the museum opens to the public. Normally, tripods are not permitted in the museum. After the shooting session, we will download and process HDR images and I will teach you the best practices for HDR photography and post-processing.
I’m back from leading a workshop to the Colorado high country, where we took a group of 8 photographers on a wildflower photography safari.
On the trip, we photographed the wonderful wildflowers around Crested Butte, Colorado. This year was particularly spectacular, as we’ve had unusually wet weather in Colorado.
During the workshop, we not only covered macro techniques, but we also examined the role of complimentary colors, backgrounds, and composition. The area around Crested Butte was perfect for all kinds of photography, from close-ups to landscapes. Everyone came away with a tremendous number of awesome photographs!
Thanks for looking!