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Join us this fall for a fun-filled extended weekend in the heart of the Canadian Rockies and take your landscape photography skills to the next level!

You’ll get a chance to work closely with each of us as we tackle a variety of topics in the field and classroom aimed at expanding your technical photo skills and your creative vision.

 

 

 


OCTOBER GOLD AT A GLANCE

Banff National Park  ⋅    Stunning Backdrops   ⋅   Jaw-dropping locations  ⋅  Editing Session  ⋅  Sunrises and Sunsets


 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.

JOHN E. MARRIOTT //
John is one of Canada’s premier professional wildlife and nature photographers, with images published worldwide by National GeographicBBC WildlifeCanadian Geographic, McLean’s, and Reader’s Digest. He is a contributing editor Outdoor Photography Canada magazine and the host of the popular web series EXPOSED with John E. Marriott. He has also produced five coffee table books and one guidebook, including three Canadian bestsellers: Banff & Lake Louise: Images of Banff National Park (2007), Wildlife of the Canadian Rockies: A Glimpse at Life on the Wild Side (2008), and The Canadian Rockies: Banff, Jasper & Beyond (2009).  He just recently released The Pipestones: The Rise and Fall of a Wolf Family.  John is the owner/operator of Canadian Wildlife Photography Tours, featuring wildlife photo adventures, workshops, and expeditions to out-of-the-way Canadian locales.

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ITINERARY

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

Thursday, October 12, 2017
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Arrival and check-in at Baker Creek Mountain Resort, presentations/welcome, and dinner.

Friday, October  13, 2017
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Sunrise and morning shoot and field demos around Lake Louise, sunset shoot, dinner and night shooting.

Saturday, October  14, 2016
Morning shoot in Yoho National Park or on Icefields Parkway, editing and critique, dinner and mingling and Q&A.

Sunday, October  15, 2016
Sunrise and morning shoot and field demos, live edits, farewell lunch.

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.

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INS AND OUTS

What’s Included:

  • Photography instruction from Dave Brosha, Paul Zizka and John E. Marriott
  • Meals
  • Accommodation

What’s Not Included:

  • Park Pass
  • Transportation
  • Travel Insurance

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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 – EASY: Most locations will be readily accessible from the road, although we may hike short distances on occasion.

Photography Level – ALL: This workshop is open to both amateur and professional photographers.
See these ratings described in our FAQs.

INSURANCE
We encourage participants travelling from outside Alberta to have trip cancellation insurance, including medical/illness insurance.

 

PAYMENT SCHEDULE
Option 1) Non-Refundable Deposit: CAD $800 + 5% GST + Eventbrite Fee plus Final Blance due by July 12th, 2017

Option 2) Full Payment : Single Occupancy  CAD $1,899 + 5% GST + Eventbrite Fee  OR Double Occupancy CAD $1,750 + 5% GST + Eventbrite Fee

CANCELLATION POLICY
Spots are non-refundable but are transferrable (i.e. if the  participant is able to find someone else to take their spot and can sell/transfer the spot to a new participant, this is acceptable).

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