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2019 Fall in the Tetons Photography Workshop
September 26-27, 2019
| 2 day in-field workshop | $999 | Jackson, WY

Rustic Inn

475 North Cache

Jackson, Wyoming 83001

(800) 323-9279

www.rusticinn.com

Fall is my favorite time of the year in the mountains! The photographic possibilities are endless. The animals are very active during this time. The bears are scavenging the last berries that still cling to the bushes. The elk are in rut, and the bulls are gathering their harems for breeding--which means lots of bugling and sparring bulls. The Great Gray Owl is also very active at this time. The skies are a crisp blue, the underbrush crimson and the Aspen and Cottonwood trees are bright yellow. If you've never been to Grand Teton/Yellowstone at this time of year, you should come out this fall. It will be an incredible experience! Immediately following this workshop, we will head north to Yellowstone for 2 more days of photography. The Yellowstone Workshop information is below this workshop description.


Workshop Itinerary:

Arrival in Jackson, WY.:
Arrive in Jackson, Wyoming. We will establish our pick-up time and your hotel location before you arrive in Jackson.
 
Day 1(September 26, 2019:
6am-11am: Sunrise and morning photography. Landscape, barns, wildlife.
11am-3pm: Break/Lunch/Nap. Download your photos from morning.
3pm-8pm: Wildlife and sunset photography.

Day 2(September 27, 2019):
6am-11am: Sunrise and morning photography. Landscape, barns, wildlife.
11am-3pm: Break/Lunch/Nap. Download your photos from morning, recharge batteries, etc!

3pm-4pm: Photo editing and critique--or head back out for afternoon photography session depending on class desire.
4pm-8pm: Action, wildlife, water, scenic, sunset photography


Areas we will photograph:

  • Oxbow Bend
  • Schwabacher’s Landing
  • Mormon Row
  • Snake River Overlook
  • And many more secret locations!!

Topics we will cover:

  • How to get the right exposure
  • Composing a creative image
  • Depth of Field
  • Camera operations/functions
  • Camera equipment
  • Digital workflow, editing
  • Different types of photography: Scenic, wildlife, action, etc.
  • And lots more!

Suggested list of what you will need:

  • Camera-Digital SLR, mirrorless, or whatever you have!
  • Sturdy tripod
  • Shutter release remote/cable
  • Lenses covering a range of about 14mm to 200mm(or larger if you have it—for wildlife)
  • Graduated neutral density filter for your wide angle lens(Rectangular/not a screw-on filter)
  • LOTS of memory for your camera(at least 64GB)
  • Extra batteries/charger
  • Laptop with photo editing software loaded(Adobe Lightroom is recommended—but  there are other options)
  • Backup external hard drive & cable to connect to laptop
  • Hiking boots, rain jacket, winter coat/pants, hat, gloves(The weather can range from cold and snowy to warm and sunny this time of year, so be prepared for anything!)


Workshop costs include: Photography sessions, transportation during workshop, professional instructor/guide Cody Downard, handouts/class material, organic snacks/water.

Costs not included: Transfers from airport, hotel, food, drinks, gratuities, travel/baggage/accident/cancellation insurance, personal costs
Airfare:  Participant is responsible for making their own arrangements to arrive in Jackson for the start of the workshop.
Hotel:
Costs are not included. Participant is responsible for making their own lodging arrangements.
Reservations:
Due to the popularity of this workshop, making an early reservation is recommended. You can reserve a spot by calling Cody Downard Photography at (307) 699-3394. We accept credit cards or personal checks. Make checks payable to “Cody Downard”. Payments can be mailed to: Cody Downard, 5919 Victor Meadows , Victor, Idaho 83455.
Cancellation Policy:
If you cancel within 120 days or more before workshop, a refund less a cancellation fee of 50% of your initial deposit will be made. Per person charges for cancellations received 120 days or less from the trip start date are as follows: 120-101 days- 35% of trip cost; 100-81 days-50% of trip cost; 80-61 days-65% of trip cost; 60 or fewer days prior to workshop-100% of trip cost. We strongly recommend that you purchase of travel insurance covering baggage, accident/life and trip cancellation is highly recommended. Cody Downard Photography reserves the right to cancel any group due to insufficient registration. In the event of such cancellation, those with reservations shall be notified as soon as possible and a full refund of trip payment will be given. Cody Downard Photography is not responsible for additional expenses incurred in preparation for a trip. Payment of deposit represents an acceptance of the following terms and conditions: Cody Downard Photography, its affiliates and all cooperating airlines and agencies act only in the capacity of agents in all matter of transportation and tour operation, and their liability is limited to the terms of the airline tickets, boat and land accommodation contracts They are not responsible for any delays, inconveniences, accidents, expense or mishap of any kind whatsoever resulting entirely, or in part, from the negligence of others or from causes beyond their control. They can accept no responsibility for losses or additional expenses due to delay or changes in air or other services, sickness, weather, strike, riot, war, quarantine or other causes. All such losses or expenses must be born by the participants as program rates provide for arrangements only for the time stated. The right is reserved to substitute hotels of similar category for those indicated and to make any changes in the itinerary where deemed necessary or caused by changes in air schedules, weather or naturally occurring geological events. Baggage is at owner’s risk entirely. No refund can be made for unused hotel rooms, meals, sightseeing trips or tours unless arrangements are made at the time of booking. The right is reserved to decline to accept or to retain any person as a program member for any reason which affects the operation of the program or the rights, welfare, or enjoyment of the other program members, and refund or the recoverable land program services is the limit of the liability of Cody Downard Photography and its affiliates.

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3255 W. Village Dr.

Teton Village, WY 83025

(307)733-3242

www.alpenhoflodge.com/