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A photographic exploration of people and place with Dave Brosha and Paul Zizka.
DATES: SEPTEMBER 27-30, 2021
PHOTOGRAPHY LEVELS: ALL
NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 17
COST: $1,900 + GST
If you love adventure photography, the idea of the human element in a grand landscape/astro scene, or are looking for a vast, cinematic environmental feel to your portraiture or wedding images, this is the workshop for you!
Held in and around Banff National Park in some of the most stunning scenery Canada has to offer – with two photographers noted for their work that creatively mixes people and place – this workshop will challenge you to think large (dare we say “epic”). We will be lining up amazing models that will include fashion, wedding, adventure (think climbers and mountaineers), yoga instructors, and more. It’s a portrait workshop for those with a landscape soul… but not at all bout the close-up. Rather, it will be about marrying the two elements.
We will be lining up amazing models that will include fashion, wedding, adventure (think climbers and mountaineers), yoga instructors, and more. It’s a portrait workshop for those with a landscape soul… but not at all bout the close-up. Rather, it will be about marrying the two elements, people and place, for breathtaking imagery.
PORTRAITS IN HIGH PLACES – AT A GLANCE
Banff National Park ⋅ the human element ⋅ stunning backdrops ⋅ jaw-dropping locations ⋅ varied roster of models ⋅ editing ⋅ natural light ⋅ off-camera flash ⋅ astrophotography
YOUR OFFBEAT INSTRUCTORS
DAVE BROSHA // LEADER
Holding a passion for the world and an eye for the beauty it contains, 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 has also lived in Asia and has travelled extensively through both the many provinces and territories of his native country and numerous countries abroad. An explorer at heart, his images – no matter what the genre – are full of heart and soul, and are a testament to the human spirit.
PAUL ZIZKA // LEADER
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.
Full itinerary to be provided to participants upon arrival.
STARTS: September 27, 2021 – 11am
ENDS: September 30, 2021 – 12pm
INS AND OUTS
- One-on-one and group photography instruction from Dave Brosha and Paul Zizka (and assistant Maggie Hood)
What’s Not Included:
- Transportation to Banff.
- Accommodations (Our group sessions take place at the Juniper Hotel. We recommend participants stay there (we will provide a promo code for booking, although it is entirely your choice!)
- Transportation in and around Banff.
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 form 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.
It is not only advised but required that participants have trip cancellation/interruption insurance, as well as emergency medical/illness insurance and rescue coverage (proof required within 4 months of departure).
Weather and other unforeseen factors can cause delays in travel, particularly from some of our more remote locations. It is the participant’s responsibility to cover any costs in the case of a travel delay of any length. Please ensure your trip cancellation/interruption insurance accommodates this possibility.
By purchasing a spot you are acknowledging that you accept these conditions.
OFFBEAT TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Please take the time to review OFFBEAT’s Terms and Conditions, including our Cancellation Policies. You are required to agree to these in order to confirm your registration. Effective June 16, 2020.