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Join world-renowned creative landscape, adventure and astro photographer Paul Zizka and Prince Edward Island’s own award-winning astro, landscape, and portrait specialist Dave Brosha for three one-of-a-kind days exploring the artistic vision behind creating dramatic day and night landscape images in one of Canada’s most scenic provinces.

Held in an incredibly unique venue – a 125+ year-old barn set amongst the scenic rolling hills of rural Prince Edward Island – this photography event will mix classroom living, night exploration, and day time photography across various locations on the “Red Island”, home to some of the most spectacular shoreline in Canada.

Paul and Dave will lead participants through three days that is sure to inspire, and is sure to elevate your creativity.


PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND AT A GLANCE

Rugged coastal shoreline ⋅   Astrophotography  ⋅   Long Exposure techniques  ⋅   Prince Edward Island National Park system ⋅   Red Island landscapes

Click on any photo to enlarge. All feature photos by Dave Brosha.

 


 YOUR OFFBEAT INSTRUCTORS

1932631_10155078078265007_5196325123972598844_o1DAVE BROSHA //
Holding a passion for the world and an eye for the beauty it contains, Long Creek, Prince Edward Island based, award-winning commercial, personal, and adventure photographer Dave Brosha is on a continual journey to seek out and capture the beauty of this world – whether it’s the beauty of some of the most extreme and pristine environments in the world, or the beauty of some of a person’s most personal moments. In addition to living throughout northern Canada for much of his life, Dave – along with his beautiful wife, Erin, and three children – have also lived in Asia and have traveled extensively through both the many provinces and territories of their native country and numerous countries abroad.

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PAUL ZIZKA //
Specializing in photographing in difficult conditions and hard-to-reach places, Paul has a passion for shooting alpine sports and backcountry experiences, capturing the spirit of adventurers and finding unusual angles of common mountain subjects. As a landscape photographer, he particularly enjoys the challenge of capturing nature’s beauty at night and the unique features that come with a dark sky – stars, Northern Lights and dramatic silhouettes. Paul’s award-winning photos have been featured in a variety of publications, including National Geographic, Maclean’s, Alpinist, Huffington Post, The Guardian, Islands, and Climbing magazine.


ITINERARY

Subject to change. These are the high-points only; full itinerary to be provided to participants.

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

10AM – noon / Introductions + Talks/Slideshows
12PM-1PM – lunch break
1PM – 3PM / Talks + Presentations, cont.
3PM-6PM / Rest + Dinner Break
6PM-9:00PM / Evening (sunset) photography, off-site
10:00PM-2AM / Night/Astro Photography, off-site

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

1PM – 4PM / Talks + Presentations
4PM-6PM / Rest + Dinner Break
6PM-9:00PM / Evening (sunset) photography, off-site
10:00PM-2AM / Night/Astro Photography, off-site

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

10AM-12:00 / Group Brunch
12PM-2PM / Open Editing Time
2PM-4PM / Group Critique + Slideshow
4PM-6PM / Rest + Dinner Break
6PM-9:00PM / Evening (sunset) photography, off-site

NOTE: The itinerary can and will change based on weather conditions, among other factors. Participants are expected to be flexible to the group’s needs.


INS AND OUTS

What’s Included:

  • Daily instruction and mentoring by Paul Zizka and Dave Brosha.

What’s Not Included:

  • Transportation in PEI and any airfare. Participants will need to arrange car rentals or carpooling with other workshop participants.
  • Accommodations and Meals – we can suggest numerous nearby options including beautiful cottages, hotels, and even scenic campgrounds. Long Creek is located approximately 15 minutes outside the capital city of Charlottetown.

IMPORTANT INFO

Please visit our FAQs for more information on What to Bring, our Physical Ratings and Photography Levels.

IS THIS WORKSHOP FOR YOU?
Physical Rating (2/5):  The workshop will include several short 1-2 kilometre hikes over uneven terrain.  There is nothing technical involved, but participants should be comfortable walking with a pack for periods of up to an hour at a time. // Photography Level (1-3): This workshop is open to both amateur and professional photographers.
See these ratings described in our FAQs.

INSURANCE
It is recommended that participants have trip cancellation insurance, including medical/illness insurance.

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